1993 Civic Democratic Party leadership election

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  1992 21 April 1991 1994  
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Candidate Václav Klaus
Electoral vote220
Percentage82%

Leader of ODS before election

Václav Klaus

Elected Leader of ODS

Václav Klaus

A leadership election for the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) was held on 29 November in Kopřivnice. Václav Klaus was reelected as party's leader. He received 220 votes while 48 delegates voted against him. [1] [2] Klaus's victory was considered certain. [3] Václav Benda had a speech during the election in which he criticised Klaus' politics. [4] Election was marked by technical problems. After voting was finished, it was found out that there were 5 more votes than delegates. Election was then repeated. [5]

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