|Zuzana Caputova speaks after the first unofficial results in Bratislava, Slovakia, Mar. 16, 2019. (Photo: Reuters)
The ruling Smer party’s candidate, European Commissioner Maros Sefcovic, was second with 18.9 percent. As no candidate won more than 50%, a second-round run-off will be held on March 30.
More than 4.4 million Slovaks cast their votes for their next president on Saturday.