MEET SLOVAKIA’S FIRST ELECTED FEMALE PRESIDENT - ZUZANA CAPUTOVA.

The Female President.

A new woman takes her place in history as Slovakia’s first elected female president. Environmental lawyer and government critic Zuzana Caputova handily defeated her opponent, Maros Sefcovic, on Sunday by a count of 58 percent of the vote to 42. Both candidates are considered pro-Europe, though Sefcovic argued that Slovakia retain more decision-making powers. Caputova, who has been called liberal, said she views her election as a signal for change.


Caputova campaigned to end corruption in Slovakia, where a journalist who investigated high profile fraud cases and his fiancé were murdered last year. It was this tragic incident she said sparked her candidacy

Culled from JOI JOHN.