Rulers: Slovakia

Regions


Note: The names of the regions are given in adjectival form, normally followed by kraj (region). The regions were established in 1996 and in 2001 self-government bodies were created and elected for the first time, effective 1 Jan 2002.
Party abbreviations: ANO=New Citizens' Alliance, HZDS=Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (becomes LS-HZDS in 2003), KDH=Christian Democratic Movement, LS-HZDS=People's Party-Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, LSNS=People's Party-Our Slovakia, LU=People's Union, OLaNO=Ordinary People and Independent Personalities, SaS=Freedom and Solidarity, SDKÚ-DS=Slovak Democratic and Christian Union-Democratic Party, Smer-SD=Direction-Social Democracy

Banskobystrický

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  9 Jan 2006  Milan Marcok             (LS-)HZDS (b. 1939)
 9 Jan 2006 - 29 Dec 2009  Milan Murgas               Smer-SD (b. 1951)
29 Dec 2009 - 20 Dec 2013  Vladimír Manka             Smer-SD (b. 1959)
20 Dec 2013 -  4 Dec 2017  Marian Kotleba             LSNS    (b. 1977)
 4 Dec 2017 -              Ján Lunter                 -       (b. 1951)

Bratislavský

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  9 Jan 2006  Lubomír Roman              ANO     (b. 1944)
 9 Jan 2006 -  4 Dec 2009  Vladimír Bajan             -       (b. 1960)
 4 Dec 2009 -  4 Dec 2017  Pavol Freso                SDKÚ-DS (b. 1969)
 4 Dec 2017 -              Juraj Droba                SaS     (b. 1971)

Kosický

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  9 Jan 2006  Rudolf Bauer               KDH     (b. 1957)
 9 Jan 2006 -  4 Dec 2017  Zdenko Trebula             Smer-SD (b. 1955)
 4 Dec 2017 -              Rastislav Trnka            OLaNO   (b. 1984)

Nitriansky

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -              Milan Belica             (LS-)HZDS
                                             (to 16 Jan 2009) (b. 1950)

Presovský

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  1 Dec 2017  Peter Chudík
                                HZDS; 2003: LU; 2005: Smer-SD (b. 1961)
 1 Dec 2017 -              Milan Majerský             KDH     (b. 1971)

Trenciansky

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  9 Jan 2006  Stefan Stefanec          (LS-)HZDS (b. 1944)
 9 Jan 2006 -  9 Dec 2013  Pavol Sedlácek             LS-HZDS (b. 1949)
 9 Dec 2013 -              Jaroslav Baska             Smer-SD (b. 1975)

Trnavský

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 -  9 Jan 2006  Peter Tomecek
                                HZDS; 2003: LU; 2005: -       (b. 1961)
 9 Jan 2006 -  4 Dec 2017  Tibor Mikus                LS-HZDS
                                             (to 25 Jan 2008) (b. 1952)
 4 Dec 2017 -              Jozef Viskupic             OLaNO   (b. 1976)

Zilinský

Governors
 1 Jan 2002 - 10 Jan 2006  Jozef Tarcák             (LS-)HZDS (b. 1959)
10 Jan 2006 -  4 Dec 2017  Juraj Blanár               Smer-SD (b. 1966)
 4 Dec 2017 -              Erika Jurinová (f)         OLaNO   (b. 1971)