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Liberal Lawyer Caputova Takes Big Early Lead In Slovakia Presidential Vote

Liberal Lawyer Caputova Takes Big Early Lead In Slovakia Presidential Vote
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Liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova has taken a substantial early lead in Slovakia’s presidential runoff election — an outcome that, if confirmed, would buck a trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make gains across the continent.

With 39 percent of ballots counted late on March 30, Caputova had 57.9 percent of the vote, while Maros Sefcovic, who is backed by the ruling Direction-Social Democracy (Smer-SD) party, had 42.1 percent…

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