2009 Slovak regional elections

Elections were held in Slovakia's eight self-governing regions on 14 November 2009.

Six of the regional presidencies were won by centre-left Direction – Social Democracy (Smer), with one being won by Smer's national conservative allies, the People's Party – Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (ĽS-HZDS). Bratislava was won by the centre-right Slovak Democratic and Christian Union – Democratic Party, having previously been held by ĽS-HZDS-backed Vladimír Bajan

ResultsEdit

PresidenciesEdit

Region Winner Party Endorsing parties
Bratislava Pavol Frešo SDKÚ-DS KDH, SMK, OKS, SaS
Trnava Tibor Mikuš Smer ND, SNS, SZ
Trenčín Pavol Sedláček ĽS-HZDS Smer, SNS
Nitra Milan Belica Smer SDKÚ-DS, KDH
Žilina Juraj Blanár Smer SNS, ĽS-HZDS, SZ, SF
Banská Bystrica Vladimír Maňka Smer ĽS-HZDS
Prešov Peter Chudík Smer ĽS-HZDS, HZD, SZS
Košice Zdenko Trebuľa Smer SMK, ĽS-HZDS, SF, HZD, SOS, Most–Híd, Liga

CouncilsEdit

Party Bratislava Trnava Trenčín Nitra Žilina Banská Bystrica Prešov Košice Total %
Smer 13 4 20 15 16 20 21 26
135 / 408
33.1
SDKÚ-DS 10 3 5 9 4 4 15 7
57 / 408
14.0
KDH 8 8 3 7 13 2 10
51 / 408
12.5
SMK 5 11 13 7 4
40 / 408
9.8
ĽS-HZDS 1 3 7 7 5 7 5 4
39 / 408
9.6
SNS 1 6 2
9 / 408
2.2
HZD 2 1 1
4 / 408
1.0
OKS 3 1
4 / 408
1.0
Most–Híd 1 1
2 / 408
0.5
SF 1 1
2 / 408
0.5
Other parties 1 1 1 1 3 2
9 / 408
2.2
Independents 2 6 10 3 11 5 6 13
56 / 408
13.7
Total 44 40 45 54 57 49 62 57 408 100

Nine further parties won one seat each.