1992 Czech legislative election

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1992 Czech legislative election
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  1990 5–6 June 1992 1996  

All 200 seats in the Czech National Council
101 seats needed for a majority
 First partySecond partyThird party
  Vaclav Klaus headshot.jpg Jiri Svoboda directing Jan Hus (34).jpg Jiri Horak (politician).jpg
Leader Václav Klaus Jiří Svoboda Jiří Horák
Party ODS KSČM ČSSD
Alliance ODSKDS LB
Seats won763516
Seat changeNewIncrease2.svg2Increase2.svg16
Popular vote1,924,483909,490422,736
Percentage29.73%14.05%6.53%
SwingIncrease2.svg0.81 pp Increase2.svg2.42 pp

 Fourth partyFifth partySixth party
  Frantisek Trnka.jpg Josef Lux 01.jpg Miroslav Sladek.jpg
Leader František Trnka Josef Lux Miroslav Sládek
Party ZS KDU-ČSL SPR–RSČ
Alliance LSU
Seats won161514
Seat changeIncrease2.svg16Decrease2.svg5New
Popular vote421,988406,341387,026
Percentage6.52%6.28%5.98%
SwingDecrease2.svg0.26 pp Decrease2.svg2.14 pp New

 Seventh partyEighth party
  Jan Kalvoda 1993.jpg HSD-SMS
Leader Jan Kalvoda Jan Kryčer
Party ODA HSD–SMS
Seats won1414
Seat changeNewDecrease2.svg9
Popular vote383,705380,088
Percentage5.93%5.87%
SwingDecrease2.svg4.16 pp

Prime Minister before election

Petr Pithart
Civic Movement

Prime Minister after election

Václav Klaus
ODS

National Council elections were held in the Czech part of Czechoslovakia on 5 and 6 June 1992, [1] alongside federal elections. The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party-Christian Democratic Party alliance, which won 76 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 85.0%. [2] When the Czech Republic became independent in 1993, the National Council became its Parliament. [3]

Contents

Campaign

Campaign of the Civic Democratic Party revolved around its leader Václav Klaus. The party used slogan "Future is in your hands. The whole campaign cost over 100 million CZK. It is described as very massive. [4]

Finances

PartyMoney spent (Kč)
Civic Democratic Party 120,000,000 [5]
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party 17,000,000 [6]

Opinion polls

Graph of opinion polls conducted
DatePolling Firm ODS ČSSD KSČM KDU-ČSL LSU OH HSD-SMS ODA SPR-RSČ KDS ČSS OthersUndecided
1/1992IVVM20.810.36.85.14.54.33.13.03.01.70.96.330.3
2/1992IVVM29.412.012.79.08.05.25.65.63.52.81.05.40
3/1992IVVM27.510.711.87.45.55.54.87.04.82.21.70.70
5/1992IVVM21.213.011.86.91.27.96.714.15.3w.ODS 1.810.20
6/1992Election29.76.514.06.36.54.65.95.96.0w.ODS w.SZ 14.60
Source: Nesstar

Results

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PartyVotes%Seats
Civic Democratic PartyChristian Democratic Party 1,924,48329.7376
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 909,49014.0535
Czechoslovak Social Democracy 422,7366.5316
Liberal-Social Union 421,9886.5216
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party 406,3416.2815
Rally for the Republic – Republican Party of Czechoslovakia 387,0265.9814
Civic Democratic Alliance 383,7055.9314
Movement for Autonomous Democracy–Party for Moravia and Silesia 380,0885.8714
Civic Movement 297,4064.590
Pensioners for Life Security 244,3193.770
Czechoslovak Businessmen's, Traders' and Farmers' Party203,6543.150
Club of Committed Non-Party Members 174,0062.690
Independent Initiative88,8231.370
Friends of Beer Party 83,9591.300
Movement for Social Justice69,6211.080
Democrats 9237,8390.580
Roma Civic Initiative 16,8540.260
Republican Party and National Democratic Unity11,1150.170
National Socialist Party - National Social Party of Czechoslovakia9,7970.150
Invalid/blank votes102,776
Total6,756,026100200
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ODS-KDS
29.73%
KSČM
14.05%
ČSSD
6.53%
LSU
6.52%
KDU-ČSL
6.28%
SPR-RSČ
5.98%
ODA
5.93%
HSD-SMS
5.87%
OH
4.59%
DŽJ
3.77%
SPŽR ČR
3.15%
KAN
2.69%
Others
4.91%
Parliamentary seats
ODS-KDS
38.00%
KSČM
17.50%
ČSSD
8.00%
LSU
8.00%
KDU-ČSL
7.50%
SPR-RSČ
7.00%
ODA
7.00%
HSD-SMS
7.00%

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