2000 Czech regional elections

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2000 Czech regional elections
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12 November 2000 2004  

675 seats
Turnout33.64%
 First partySecond partyThird party
  Vaclav Klaus headshot.jpg Cyril Svoboda.jpg Miroslav Grebenicek (4).jpg
Leader Václav Klaus Cyril Svoboda Miroslav Grebeníček
Party ODS 4K KSČM
Seats won185175161
Popular vote559,301537,012496,688
Percentage23.8%22.921.1%

 Fourth party
  Milos Zeman.jpg
Leader Miloš Zeman
Party ČSSD
Seats won111
Popular vote344,441
Percentage14.7%

Elected Chairman of Regional Association

Evžen Tošenovský
ODS

Regional elections were held in the Czech Republic to elect the Regional Councils of 13 regions (all except Prague) on 12 November 2000. Voter turnout was only 33.6%. [1] The elections were won by the Civic Democratic Party, with Four-Coalition coming second and the ruling Czech Social Democratic Party in fourth. [2] [3]

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Opinion polls

DatePolling Firm ODS 4K ČSSD KSČM Others
1–6 November 2000SC&C and STEM [4] 18.717.315.814.0

Results

PartyVotes%Seats
Civic Democratic Party 559,30123.8185
Four-Coalition 537,01222.9175
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 496,68821.1161
Czech Social Democratic Party 344,44114.7111
SNK Union of Independents 53,1502.2616
Party for the Open Society 12,5390.55
Independents63,0852.713

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