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Independent Candidate Wins Election for President of Slovakia

On March 29, the voters of Slovakia elected Andrej Kiska President. He is not a member of any political party, and his campaign slogan had been “The First Independent President.” The election was held on March 15, with a runoff on March 29 because no one received a majority. Fourteen candidates had been on the March 15 ballot. They had qualified by submitting 15,000 signatures. See this story about the runoff. In that runoff, Kiska defeated the nation’s sitting Prime Minister.

3 Responses

  1. Demo Rep

    Approval Voting for executive/judicial offices – pending Condorcet head to head math.

  2. Slovakia wants 15,000 signatures to get on the ballot for President! Very interesting!

  3. ARENZA THIGPEN JR.

    I just read this.

    This is HUGE!

    We are inspiring the world to try an alternative method to allow the people to decide! This is what we have been trying to promote all along. This is a great victory for signature gatherers everywhere.

    My question is: “where else is this sort of thing happening? ”

    Indeed: this article is very uplifting!

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