Skip to comments.Czech election: Zeman
Posted on 01/27/2018 4:04:27 PM PST by Spiridon
Czech President Milos Zeman has won a second term I'm office following a tight run-off vote against rival Jiri Drahos.
Mr. Zeman, who fiercely opposes immigration and objects to EU sanctions against Russia, took 52% of the vote to beat Mr. Drahos, a pro-EU academic with no prior experience.
Voter turnout on Sautrday was over 66%.
The role of the Czech president is influential: Mr. Zeman can name the prime minister and sign bills passed by parliament into law.....
The presidential election has reflected divisions between low-income voters with lower education and those living in rural areas, who tend to vote for Mr. Zeman, and wealthier and well-educated residents of bigger cities, who are more likely to prefer Mr. Drahos.
Mr. Drahos has never belonged to any political party but he told the BBC that he wanted to "end the climate of populism and fear in Czech society" that has marked Mr. Zeman's presidency......
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Milos Zeman is with the people and the other guy is with the elites.
Zeman is "zee-man" tonight, a winner.
I love how bbc smears the voters as uneducated hicks. Typical
Nice to see Soros lost....
What the BBC means: the dumbass bumpkins beat the intelligent sophisticated people.
The Soviet Union died, the BBC lives on.....
Soros was a Nazi collaborator, nuff said
In other words, the people who make the Czech Republic run made sure their guy won.
In other news, the new Czech CZ P-10 is better than the Glock 19.
Remember, the BBC is a reliably far left organization pushing a political agenda.
Mr. Zeman is the Czech version of Donald...like President Trump, he got the rural votes while the other got the elite/ moronic votes...(Like Hillary did)
That’s how I see it.
I’m surprised I didn’t get any bites on my tasty Glock bait.
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