1999 Civic Democratic Party leadership election

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  1997 5 December 1999 2001  
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Candidate Václav Klaus
Electoral vote215
Percentage81.1%

Leader of ODS before election

Václav Klaus

Elected Leader of ODS

Václav Klaus

A leadership election for the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) was held in the Czech Republic on 5 December 1999. [1] Václav Klaus was confirmed as the party's leader. With strong support from regions, he was the only candidate. [2] [3] Ivan Langer and Dagmar Lastovecká were offered the chance to stand but they declined. [4]

Results

CandidateVotes%
Václav Klaus21581.13
Against5018.87

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References

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