Slovak ex-PM Fico's party keeps election lead -75% of districts reporting

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Oct 1 (Reuters) -The Slovak SMER-SSD party of three-time former prime minister Robert Fico held the lead in the country's parliamentary election, with 23.73% of the vote, after results from 75.14% of voting districts on Sunday.

The HLAS (Voice) party had 15.57% of the vote and the liberal party Progresivne Slovensko (Progressive Slovakia, PS), which led two exit polls, had 14.87%.

Larger districts in bigger cities expected to lean toward PS were still reporting.

Reporting by Jason Hovet, Editing by Michael Kahn


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