Igor Matovič

Slovak politician

Igor Matovič (born 11 May 1973) is the Prime Minister of Slovakia (since 21 March 2020). Matovič founded the Ordinary People (Obyčajní ľudia) movement which ran on an anti-corruption ticket and was politically to the centre-right, His anti-corruption campaigning has been marked out by "publicity stunts to shine a light on alleged graft"[1] particularly focusing on parliamentary privileges and bribery.

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  • Igor Matovič (born 1973) started his political career in 2010, and he made anti-corruption his slogan from the outset... His political group was constructed not as a party, but as a protest movement Ordinary People and Independent Personalities, Obyčajní ľudia a nezávislé osobnosti) which did not have complex internal structures... He turned out to be more trustworthy than his many competitors; for reasons including the clarity of his message, he proved able to attract voters who had been alienated from politics, as well as the protest electorate.

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