Skip to comments.Czech election won by centre-right
Posted on 05/29/2010 12:48:25 PM PDT by GonzoII
The Czech Republic is heading for a new centre-right coalition favouring tough austerity measures, following the countrys general election.
The leader of the main leftist party has conceded that the vote was certainly not a success and that it was clear his opponents were going to form a government.
With 99% of votes counted, the left wing Social Democrats have the most support (22.2%). It was thought they might share power with the Communists (12.16%).
But the pro-business Civic Democrats are not far behind the Social Democrats, in second place with just over 20%. With their two potential allies, the Conservatives (16.6%) and Public Affairs (10.9%), they could form a narrow majority in parliament bringing to an end several years of political deadlock.
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Good news. The government should have never fallen into the hands of the Leftist to begin with.
Good news - I was in Slovakia, then over in the Czech Republic right after the communists were defeated by Reagan.
They are a wonderful people ...
Good news! When I visited in the fall, my cousins were quite concerned about the political logjam and budgetary problems. This is promising.