2004 Czech Senate election

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2004 Czech Senate election
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  2002 5 and 6 November 2004 (first round)
12 and 13 November 2004 (second round)
2006  
 First partySecond partyThird party
  Mirek Topolanek.jpg ING.MIROSLAV KALOUSEK.jpg Miroslav Grebenicek (4).jpg
Leader Mirek Topolánek Miroslav Kalousek Miroslav Grebeníček
Party ODS KDU-ČSL KSČM
Seats won1941
First round241,120
33.27%
97,956
13.52%
125,892
17.37%
Second round257,861
53.85%
54,501
11.38%
65,136
13.60%

Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 5 and 6 November 2004, with a second round on 12 and 13 November. [1] The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party, which won 37 of the 81 seats. Voter turnout was 28.6% in the first round and just 18.4% in the second. [2]

Results

Nominating partyFirst roundSecond roundTotal
seats
Votes%SeatsVotes%Seats
Civic Democratic Party 241,12033.271257,86153.851718
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 125,89217.37065,13613.6011
KDU-ČSL 97,95613.52054,50111.3833
Czech Social Democratic Party 90,44612.48024,9235.2000
Independents 35,9004.9507,3371.5311
Freedom Union – Democratic Union 26,4313.65023,9225.0011
SNK–ED20,5032.83016,0673.3611
United Democrats – Association of Independents 17,4332.4108,2441.7211
Non-Partisans for Moravia7,8381.0800
Green Party 7,1370.98013,2962.7811
Liberal Reform Party 6,8150.9400
Party of Common Sense 5,8040.8000
Voter Self-Defence – Your Vote for Healthcare4,2990.5907,6041.5900
Path of Change 3,5860.4900
Free Civic Self-Government2,6820.3700
State Party Direct Democracy – Labour Party2,0310.2800
Mayors for the Region1,4910.2100
Koruna Česká 1,1900.1600
Hope8860.1200
Right Bloc8810.1200
Party for Life Security 8320.1100
Civic Democratic Alliance 5380.0700
Fair Play – HNPD4940.0700
Balbín's Poetic Party4290.0600
Conservative and Social Movements 3350.0500
Conservative Party 3090.0400
Moravané 2850.0400
National Party 2740.0400
HNHRM 1420.0200
Moravian Democratic Party1410.0200
Conservative Alternative440.0100
Independents20,5422.8300
Total724,686100.001478,891100.002627
Valid votes724,68693.22478,89199.52
Invalid/blank votes52,7316.782,3000.48
Total votes777,417100.00481,191100.00
Registered voters/turnout2,715,43728.632,614,63018.40
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, Volby

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References

  1. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN   978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p472