Czech Chamber of Deputies 2017 voting live Results Dates Opinion Exit Poll Candidates

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Czech Chamber of Deputies 2017 Results Voting Live Dates Opinion Exit Poll

Czech Chamber of Deputies election Dates 2017

Czech Chamber of Deputies Date: 20 October 2017

The Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic(Czech: Poslanecká sněmovna Parlamentu České republiky, PSP or PSP ČR) or just Chamber of Deputies, is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of the Czech Republic. The seat of the Chamber of Deputies is Thun Palace inMalá Strana, Prague.

The members of the 200-seat house serve for four-year terms and are elected using the party-list proportional representation system. Since 2002, there are 14 constituencies matching the Czech regions and the D'Hondt method has been applied.

The Government is primarily responsible to the Chamber of Deputies and the Prime Minister stays in office only as long as he or she retains the support of a majority of its members.

Czech Chamber of Deputies election 2017 Voting live Results

 

 

 

 

 

 


Czech Chamber of Deputies Voting Live 2017

  1. The Constitution states that every four years an election to the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Parliament, must be held.
  2. The Government is responsible to the Chamber of Deputies and stays in power only if has the confidence of the majority of members of parliament.Article 19(1) of the Constitution provides that any citizen of the Czech Republic who has right to vote and is twenty-one years old is eligible to serve as an MP.
  3. The Social Democrats, the largest party following the 2013 elections, formed a centre-left Coalition government with ANO and the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU–ČSL). The Social Democrats were represented by eight ministers in the Government, with its leader,Bohuslav Sobotka, as Prime Minister.

     


    Electoral system of Czech Republic

Every citizen of the Czech Republic aged at least 18 who has the right to vote and is over 21 years old is eligible to be elected. The Deputy may not hold the office of the Senator, the President of the Czech Republic or judge, which also applies to certain positions specified by law. The office of the Deputy expires once:

(1) a Deputy-elect refuses to take the oath or takes it with reservation

(2) the tenure expires

(3) the Deputy resigns from the office

(4) the Deputy loses eligibility to be elected

(5) the Chamber is dissolved

(6) the Deputy takes up an office incompatible with serving as the Deputy.


Candidates for Czech Chamber of Deputies

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Czech Republic Parties and leaders

  • Czech Social Democratic Party (49)
  • ANO 2011 (48)
  • Communist Party (33)
  • TOP 09 (20)
  • Civic Democratic Party (16)
  • Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (14)
  • Dawn – National Coalition (4)
  • Mayors and Independents (3)

     


    Czech Republic past election results

Party

Votes

%

+/–

Seats

+/–

Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD)

1,016,829

20.46

–1.62

50

–6

ANO 2011 (ANO)

927,240

18.66

New

47

New

Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM)

741,044

14.91

+3.64

33

+7

TOP 09

596,357

12.00

–4.70

26

–15

Civic Democratic Party (ODS)

384,174

7.73

–12.50

16

–37

Dawn of Direct Democracy (ÚSVIT)

342,339

6.89

New

14

New

Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL)

336,970

6.78

+2.39

14

+14

Green Party (SZ)

159,025

3.20

+0.74

0

0

Czech Pirate Party (PIRÁTI)

132,417

2.66

+1.86

0

0

Party of Free Citizens (SVOBODNÍ)

122,564

2.47

+1.75

0

0

Party of Civic Rights – Zemanovci (SPOZ)

75,113

1.51

–2.82

0

0

Workers' Party of Social Justice (DSSS)

42,906

0.86

–0.24

0

0

Political Change Movement (Změna)

28,592

0.58

New

0

New

Cheer up – voting bloc (HV)

21,241

0.43

New

0

New

Sovereignty – common sense party (SSZR)

13,538

0.27

–3.40

0

0

Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic (SSCR)

13,041

0.26

New

0

New

The Crown of Bohemia (KČ)

8,932

0.18

+0.11

0

0

LEV 21 – National Socialists (LEV 21-NS)

3,843

0.08

New

0

New

Active independent citizens (ANEO)

1,237

0.02

New

0

New

Vote for Right Block www.cibulka.net (PB)

1,225

0.02

New

0

0

Roma Democratic Party (RDS)

609

0.01

New

0

New

CITIZENS 2011 (OBČANÉ 2011)

455

0.01

New

0

New

Club of Committed Non-Party Members (KAN)

293

0.00

+0.00

0

New

Invalid/blank votes

37,228

Total

5,007,212

100

200

0

Registered voters/turnout

8,424,227

59.48

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