Anti-corruption candidate wins first round of Slovakia’s presidential election

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Zuzana Čaputová will face Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič in final vote.

Lawyer Zuzana Čaputová won the largest share of votes in Slovakia’s presidential ballot Saturday, making her the frontrunner ahead of a second round later this month.

Čaputová, a newcomer to politics who has run a campaign focused on tackling corruption, won 40.6 percent of the vote, ahead of government candidate and European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič on 18.7 percent, according to the…

The two will face off in the final round on March 30.

Voters’ support for Čaputová…

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