2002 Czech legislative election

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2002 Czech legislative election
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  1998 14–15 June 2002 2006  

All 200 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
101 seats needed for a majority
Turnout57.9% (Decrease2.svg 16,13%)
 First partySecond party
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Leader Vladimír Špidla Václav Klaus
Party ČSSD ODS
Last election32.31%; 74 seats27.74%; 63 seats
Seats won7058
Seat changeDecrease2.svg 4Decrease2.svg 5
Popular vote1,440,2791,166,975
Percentage30.20%24.47%
SwingDecrease2.svg 2.11%Decrease2.svg 3.27%

 Third partyFourth party
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Leader Miroslav Grebeníček Cyril Svoboda
Party KSČM KDU–ČSL
Alliance Four-Coalition
Last election11.03%; 24 seats17.59%; 39 seats
Seats won4131
Seat changeIncrease2.svg 17Decrease2.svg 8
Popular vote882,653680,670
Percentage18.51%14.21%
SwingIncrease2.svg 7.48%Decrease2.svg 3.38%

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Districts won by respective parties

Prime Minister before election

Miloš Zeman
ČSSD

Prime Minister after election

Vladimír Špidla
ČSSD

Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on 14 and 15 June 2002. [1] The result was a victory for the Czech Social Democratic Party, which won 70 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 57.9%. [2]

Contents

Campaign finances

Party ČSSD 4K ODS KSČM SNK Green Party
Money Spent [3] 75,000,000 Kč72,000,000 Kč60,000,000 Kč10,500,000 Kč10,000,000 Kč2,500,000 Kč

Opinion polls

DatePolling Firm ČSSD ODS 4K KSČM Others
14-15 Jun 2002Election30.224.514.318.512.5
5 - 12 Jun 2002 CVVM 29.027.013.517.513.0
6 Jun 2002 TNS Factum 29.427.813.118.411.3
20–27 May 2002CVVM [4] 21.519.511.510.037.5
22 - 29 Apr 2002CVVM [5] 24.022.012.514.527.0
17 Apr 2002 TNS Factum 24.128.219.617.510.6
4 Apr 2002 STEM 23.726.417.014.118.8
22 Mar - 2 Apr 2002CVVM [6] 22.020.017.014.027.0
8 Mar 2002 TNS Factum 25.030.517.016.211.3
4 Mar 2002 STEM 26.423.716.914.118.9
15 Feb 2002 CVVM 23.018.523.013.522.0
15 Feb 2002 STEM 23.823.019.113.420.7
24 Jan 2002 STEM 21.521.322.515.619.1
7 Jan 2002 CVVM 24.018.020.010.028.0

Results

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PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,440,27930.2070–4
Civic Democratic Party 1,166,97524.4758–5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 882,65318.5141+17
Four-Coalition (KDU–ČSL, US–DEU)680,67014.2731-8
Union of Independents 132,6992.780New
Green Party 122,9292.3600
Republicans of Miroslav Sládek 46,3250.970New
Rural Party41,7730.870New
Party for Life Security 41,4040.860New
Czech National Social Party 38,6550.8100
Hope29,9550.620New
Right Bloc 28,1630.590New
Civic Democratic Alliance 24,2780.500New
Choice for the Future16,7300.350New
Path of Change 13,1690.270New
Moravian Democratic Party12,9570.2700
Party of Common Sense 10,8490.220New
Akce za zrus.Senatu a proti t.9,6370.200New
Balbínova poetickí strana9,2870.190New
Humanist Alliance8,4610.170New
Republicans6,7860.140New
National Democratic Party5,5320.110New
Democratic League4,0590.080New
Czech Right2,0410.040New
Czech Social Democratic Movement6020.010New
Roma Civic Initiative 5230.010New
Party of Democratic Socialism 4750.000New
New Movement1390.000New
Invalid/blank votes21,139
Total4,789,1451002000
Registered voters/turnout8,264,48457.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ČSSD
30.20%
ODS
24.47%
KSČM
18.51%
4Coalition
14.27%
SNK
2.78%
SZ
2.36%
Others
7.41%
Parliamentary seats
ČSSD
35.00%
ODS
29.00%
KSČM
20.50%
4Coalition
15.50%

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