Movement for Democracy (Slovakia)

The Movement for Democracy (Slovak: Hnutie za demokraciu) was a political party in Slovakia created in 2002 when it split from the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia. From 2002 to 2004 the first leader of the party was Ivan Gašparovič, the former president of Slovakia. The leader since 2004 is Jozef Grapa.

Movement for Democracy

Hnutie za demokraciu
Founded12 July 2002
Dissolved21 December 2018
Split fromHZDS
Succeeded byPeople's Voice
Political positionCentre
European affiliationAlliance for Europe of the Nations (2004–2009)

In the parliamentary election of 17 June 2006, the party won 0.6% of the popular vote and lost parliamentary representation. Movement for Democracy was part of the Alliance for Europe of the Nations from 2002 to 2009.


No. Name Photo Since Until
1 Ivan Gašparovič 12 July 2002 17 April 2004
2 Jozef Grapa 17 April 2004 12 December 2018
3 Peter Marček 12 December 2018 21 December 2018

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