2001 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party leadership election

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 199927 May 2001 2003  
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Candidate Cyril Svoboda Jan Kasal
Electoral vote162145
Percentage52.847.20

leader of KDU-ČSL before election

Jan Kasal

Elected leader of KDU-ČSL

Cyril Svoboda

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 27 May 2001. The incumbent leader Jan Kasal was defeated by Cyril Svoboda. [1] [2]

Voting

Candidate1st round2nd round
Cyril Svoboda 162 (52.77%)
Jan Kasal 145 (47.23%)

159 votes were required to win the election. No candidate received enough votes and second round was held. Svoboda received 162 votes and became the new leader. [3]

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References

  1. "Novým předsedou KDU-ČSL Cyril Svoboda". iROZHLAS (in Czech). Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. "Denní souhrn zpráv - 27-05-2001 10:57". Radio.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. "Sjezd skončil, lidovci mají nového šéfa". iDNES.cz. 27 May 2001. Retrieved 29 January 2018.