2002 Czech legislative election

2002 Czech legislative election

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All 200 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
101 seats needed for a majority
Turnout57.95% (Decrease16.13pp)
  First party Second party
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Leader Vladimír Špidla Václav Klaus
Party ČSSD ODS
Last election 32.31%, 74 seats 27.74%, 63 seats
Seats won 70 58
Seat change Decrease 4 Decrease 5
Popular vote 1,440,279 1,166,975
Percentage 30.21% 24.48%
Swing Decrease 2.10pp Decrease 3.26pp

  Third party Fourth party
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Leader Miroslav Grebeníček Cyril Svoboda
Party KSČM KDU-ČSL
Alliance Four-Coalition
Last election 11.03%, 24 seats 17.59%, 39 seats
Seats won 41 31
Seat change Increase 17 Decrease 8
Popular vote 882,653 680,670
Percentage 18.51% 14.28%
Swing Increase 7.48pp Decrease 3.31pp

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Prime Minister before election

Miloš Zeman
ČSSD

Prime Minister after election

Vladimír Špidla
ČSSD

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Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on 14 and 15 June 2002.[1] The result was a victory for the Czech Social Democratic Party, which won 70 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 57.9%.[2]

Campaign finances

Party ČSSD 4K ODS KSČM SNK Green Party
Money Spent[3] 75,000,000 Kč 72,000,000 Kč 60,000,000 Kč 10,500,000 Kč 10,000,000 Kč 2,500,000 Kč

Opinion polls

Date Polling Firm ČSSD ODS 4K KSČM Others
14-15 Jun 2002 Election 30.2 24.5 14.3 18.5 12.5
5 - 12 Jun 2002 CVVM 29.0 27.0 13.5 17.5 13.0
6 Jun 2002 TNS Factum 29.4 27.8 13.1 18.4 11.3
20–27 May 2002 CVVM[4] 21.5 19.5 11.5 10.0 37.5
22 - 29 Apr 2002 CVVM[5] 24.0 22.0 12.5 14.5 27.0
17 Apr 2002 TNS Factum 24.1 28.2 19.6 17.5 10.6
4 Apr 2002 STEM 23.7 26.4 17.0 14.1 18.8
22 Mar - 2 Apr 2002 CVVM[6] 22.0 20.0 17.0 14.0 27.0
8 Mar 2002 TNS Factum 25.0 30.5 17.0 16.2 11.3
4 Mar 2002 STEM 26.4 23.7 16.9 14.1 18.9
15 Feb 2002 CVVM 23.0 18.5 23.0 13.5 22.0
15 Feb 2002 STEM 23.8 23.0 19.1 13.4 20.7
24 Jan 2002 STEM 21.5 21.3 22.5 15.6 19.1
7 Jan 2002 CVVM 24.0 18.0 20.0 10.0 28.0

Results

Districts won by respective parties
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PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Czech Social Democratic Party1,440,27930.2170–4
Civic Democratic Party1,166,97524.4858–5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia882,65318.5141+17
Four-Coalition (KDU-ČSLUS–DEU)680,67114.2831-8
Union of Independents132,6992.780New
Green Party112,9292.3700
Republicans of Miroslav Sládek46,3250.970New
Rural Party41,7730.880New
Party for Life Security41,4040.870New
Czech National Social Party38,6550.8100
Hope29,9550.630New
Right Bloc28,1630.590New
Civic Democratic Alliance24,2780.510New
Choice for the Future16,7300.350New
Path of Change13,1690.280New
Moravian Democratic Party12,9570.2700
Party of Common Sense10,8490.230New
Akce za zrus.Senatu a proti t.9,6370.200New
Balbín's Poetic Party9,2870.190New
Humanist Alliance8,4610.180New
Republicans6,7860.140New
National Democratic Party5,5320.120New
Democratic League4,0590.090New
Czech Right2,0410.040New
Czech Social Democratic Movement6020.010New
Roma Civic Initiative5230.010New
Party of Democratic Socialism4750.010New
New Movement1390.000New
Total4,768,006100.002000
Valid votes4,768,00699.56
Invalid/blank votes21,1390.44
Total votes4,789,145100.00
Registered voters/turnout8,264,48457.95
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Volby

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472
  3. ^ "Volby provětrají stranické pokladny, úspěšným se to vyplatí | ČeskéNoviny.cz". www.ceskenoviny.cz. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  4. ^ Čadová, Naděžda. "Stranické preference na konci května 2002 - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  5. ^ Čadová, Naděžda. "Stranické preference na konci dubna 2002 - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  6. ^ Čadová, Naděžda. "Stranické preference na přelomu března a dubna 2002 - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 17 April 2018.
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