2008 Czech regional elections

2008 Czech regional elections

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675 seats on 13 Regional Councils
Turnout40.3%
  First party Second party
  Jiří Paroubek.JPG Mirek Topolanek.jpg
Leader Jiří Paroubek Mirek Topolánek
Party ČSSD ODS
Seats won 280 180
Popular vote 1,044,719 687,005
Percentage 35.85% 23.57%

Chairman of Regional Association before election

Evžen Tošenovský
ODS

Elected Chairman of Regional Association

Michal Hašek
ČSSD

Regional elections were held in the Czech Republic to elect the Regional Councils in 13 regions (all except Prague) on 17 and 18 October 2008.[1] The elections were won by the opposition Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD), which won in every region.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Seats
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,044,719 35.85 280
Civic Democratic Party 687,005 23.57 180
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 438,024 15.03 114
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party 193,911 6.65 56
Green Party 92,057 3.15 0
SNK European Democrats 36,719 1.26 6
Independent Mayors for Region 35,584 1.22 7
NorthBohemians.cz 31,910 1.09 8
Others 353,713 12.14 130
Total 2,913,642 100 675

References

  1. ^ "Prezident vyhlásil krajské a senátní volby na polovinu října". iDNES.cz. 16 July 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  2. ^ "VIDEO: ČSSD jasně vyhrála krajské volby". Novinky.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 23 November 2016.
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