Czech Republic: Social Democrats Ahead

Politics ♦ Published: October 26, 2013; 16:18 ♦ (Vindobona)

Although the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) rank first, the party is below expectations.

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At the moment, only 10% of the votes have been counted. The voter turnout reached 60%, which is rather low for the Czech Republic.

With 22% of the votes, CSSD is ahead. CSSD is followed by the Communists (KSCM) and the new movement ANO. Both came at 18% of the votes. TOP 09 reached 9%, the Christian Democrats received 7% of the votes. The conservatives (ODS), which was the…