Slovaks vote in parliamentary election

March 5, 2016 7:30 AM

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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Polls have opened in Slovakia's parliamentary election with the ruling party of Prime Minister Robert Fico campaigning on an anti-migrant ticket.

The leftist Smer-Social Democracy party is a clear favorite but analysts say Fico may have misjudged the public mood by focusing too much on Europe's migration crisis and not enough on Slovakia's own issues.

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