2006 Czech Senate election

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Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 20 and 21 October 2006, with a second round on 27 and 28 October.[1] The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party, which won 41 of the 81 seats. Voter turnout was 41% in the first round and just 21% in the second.[2]


Nominating partyFirst roundSecond roundSeats
Votes%SeatsVotes%SeatsWonNot upTotal
Civic Democratic Party354,27333.310289,56850.4014142741
Czech Social Democratic Party204,57319.230120,12720.9166612
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia134,86312.68026,0014.530022
Green Party50,5084.7508,0441.400011
SNK European Democrats31,7112.980033
Freedom Union – Democratic Union21,3602.0107,3671.280011
Party for the Open Society13,6621.28014,1202.461101
Head Up – Electoral Bloc12,6391.190000
Vote for the City10,3620.9709,2151.600000
Independent Democrats9,9010.930000
Independent Mayors for the Region7,5480.7108,7541.521101
Conservative Party7,4900.700000
Independent Vote4,7830.450000
Rural Party – United Civic Forces3,4010.320000
Celý plat senátora na zdravotn.našeho obvodu2,8470.270000
Czech Right2,7200.260000
Equal Opportunities Party1,8400.170000
Mayors and Personalities for Moravia1,6460.150000
Independents for Prague1,5090.140000
Civic Democratic Alliance1,3410.130011
Social Democratic Orientation Club9420.090000
Club of Committed Non-Party Members7750.070000
Party of Common Sense6890.060000
Humanist Party3450.030000
Koruna Česká2720.030000
State Party Direct Democracy – Labour Party2300.020000
4 VIZE1750.020000
Independent Initiative1040.010000
Liberal Reform Party11
Path of Change11
United Democrats – Association of Independents11
Valid votes1,063,61493.28574,55599.70
Invalid/blank votes76,6336.721,7370.30
Total votes1,140,247100.00576,292100.00
Registered voters/turnout2,780,91441.002,781,82720.72
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Volby, IPU


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472
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