April 6, 2024 Held


Slovak Republic

Election for Slovakian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:2,670,197
Valid Votes:2,652,964
Invalid Votes:17,233

Vote Share by Candidate:

Peter PELLIGRINI1,409,255


Ivan KORČOK1,243,709


Results Notes

Results Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic

Election Results Modified: Apr 08, 2024

General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • The Presidency of the Slovak Republic

The first round of the presidential election was held on 23 March 2024.

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Zuzana ČAPUTOVÁ (since 15 June 2019)
  • Head of Government: Robert FICO (since 25 October 2023)
  • Assembly: unicameral National Council (Narodna Rada) with 150 seats

Electoral System:

  • The President is directly elected by an absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if necessary. The President serves a 5-year term.
  • Members of the National Council are directly elected in single and multi-seat constituencies.

Last Election:

In the first round of the 2024 presidential election, Ivan KORČOK (Independent) led the field with 42.51% of the vote, followed by Peter PELLEGRINI (Hlas-SD) with 37.02%. Voter turnout was 51.65%.

Information for Voters:

“Information for Voters”/ Informácie pre voliča (in Slovak)

Key Deadlines:

  • Candidate filing deadline:  30 January
  • Voter registration deadline: Voter registration is not required for A) Slovak citizens who wish to vote within their municipality of residence and B) Slovak citizens with a permanent residence abroad. Slovak citizens who wish to vote in a different municipality must apply for a voter card by 4 March.

Main Candidates in this Election:

  • Ivan KORČOK
    • Party: Independent
    • Party: Voice – Social Democracy / Hlas – sociálna demokracia (Hlas-SD)

Population and Registered Voters:

Gender Data:

Disability Data:

  • CRPD Status: Signed 26 September 2007, Ratified 26 May 2010
  • Projected population with a disability: 869,080

IFES Resources:

  • Does IFES have a presence in Slovakia: No
  • Election Access: Yes
Election Modified: Apr 08, 2024

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