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Czech legislative election, 2002

Czech legislative election, 2002

14 and 15 June 2002

All 200 seats to the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic
101 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Vladimír Špidla Václav Klaus Miroslav Grebenicek
Party Social Democratic Civic Democratic Communist
Last election 74 seats 63 seats 24
Seats won 70 58 41
Seat change –4 –5 +17
Popular vote 1,440,279 1,166,975 882,653
Percentage 30.2% 24.5% 18.51%

  Fourth party
 
Leader Cyril Svoboda
Party Christian Democratic
Seats won 31
Seat change +11
Popular vote 680,670
Percentage 14.27%

PM before election

Miloš Zeman
Social Democratic

Elected PM

Vladimír Špidla
Social Democratic

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Czech Republic
Foreign relations

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]

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,440,279 30.20 70 –4
Civic Democratic Party 1,166,975 24.47 58 –5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 882,653 18.51 41 +17
KDU-ČSL-US-DEU 680,670 14.27 31 +11
Union of Independents 132,699 2.78 0 New
Green Party 122,929 2.36 0 0
Republicans of Miroslav Sládek 46,325 0.97 0 New
Rural Party 41,773 0.87 0 New
Party for a Secure Life 41,404 0.86 0 New
Czech National Social Party 38,655 0.81 0 0
Hope 29,955 0.62 0 New
Right Bloc 28,163 0.59 0 New
Civic Democratic Alliance 24,278 0.50 0 New
Choice for the Future 16,730 0.35 0 New
Path of Change 13,169 0.27 0 New
Moravian Democratic Party 12,957 0.27 0 0
Common Sense Party 10,849 0.22 0 New
Akce za zrus.Senatu a proti t. 9,637 0.20 0 New
Balbinova poeticka strana 9,287 0.19 0 New
Humanist Alliance 8,461 0.17 0 New
Republicans 6,786 0.14 0 New
National Democratic Party 5,532 0.11 0 New
Democratic League 4,059 0.08 0 New
Czech Right 2,041 0.04 0 New
Czech Social Democratic Movement 602 0.01 0 New
Roma Civic Initiative 523 0.01 0 New
Party of Democratic Socialism 475 0.00 0 New
New Movement 139 0.00 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 21,139
Total 4,789,145 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,264,484 57.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ČSSD
  
30.20%
ODS
  
24.47%
KSČM
  
18.51%
KDU-ČSL-US-DEU
  
14.27%
SNK
  
2.78%
SZ
  
2.36%
Others
  
7.41%

References

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