2005 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party leadership election

Last updated
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
  2003 12 November 2005 2006  
  ING.MIROSLAV KALOUSEK.jpg
Candidate Miroslav Kalousek
Electoral vote249
Percentage78.7%

leader of KDU-ČSL before election

Miroslav Kalousek

Elected leader of KDU-ČSL

Miroslav Kalousek

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 12 November 2005. The incumbent leader Miroslav Kalousek received almost 80% of votes and was reelected. Kalousek didn't have a rival. [1] [2]

Related Research Articles

KDU-ČSL Czech political party

KDU-ČSL, often shortened to lidovci is a Christian-democratic political party in the Czech Republic. The party has taken part in almost every Czech Government since 1990 and have participated in both left-wing and right-wing coalition governments. In the June 2006 election, the party won 7.2% of the vote and 13 out of 200 seats; but in the 2010 election, this dropped to 4.4% and they lost all their seats. The party regained its parliamentary standing in the 2013 legislative election, winning 14 seats in the new parliament, thereby becoming the first party ever to return to the Chamber of Deputies after dropping out.

Miroslav Kalousek

Miroslav Kalousek is a Czech politician, former leader of KDU-ČSL and TOP 09, and has been a member of the Chamber of Deputies (MP) since 1998. He served twice as Finance Minister in the cabinets of Mirek Topolánek and then again from 2010 to 2013 in the government of Petr Nečas.

Cyril Svoboda

Cyril Svoboda is a Czech politician, who was leader of the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU–ČSL) in 2001–2003 and 2009–2010, and a member of the Chamber of Deputies in 1998–2010. During his political career he held several ministerial positions, including Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. He founded the Diplomatic Academy in Prague in 2011 and is currently lecturing at several universities in Prague.

Jiří Čunek

Jiří Čunek is a Czech politician who was the Leader of the Christian and Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People's Party from December 2006 to May 2009. Čunek was also Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Regional Development in Mirek Topolánek's Second Cabinet until 23 January 2009. Since 2006, Čuněk has been Senator from Vsetín and since 2 November 2016 he has been the Governor of Zlín Region.

2010 Czech legislative election

A legislative election in the Czech Republic took place on 28–29 May 2010 to elect the members of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic. The election had been expected to take place sometime before the end of 2009, but was postponed due to legal challenges. Before the election, the country had been governed by a caretaker administration headed by Jan Fischer. The Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) was the front-runner of the election and its leader Jiří Paroubek was favourite to become the new Prime Minister.

TOP 09 Czech political party

TOP 09 is a liberal-conservative political party in the Czech Republic, led by Markéta Pekarová Adamová. TOP 09 holds 7 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and has three MEPs.

2012 Czech regional elections

Elections to regional councils in the Czech Republic were held in 13 regions on 12–13 October 2012. The Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) won in nine regions, though with a considerable loss of vote share. The Communist Party won in two regions and increased its vote share, finishing second overall. The election results were widely seen as a defeat for the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), which finished third overall and won only in the Plzeň Region. The regional grouping Mayors for Liberec Region won unexpectedly in Liberec Region.

2017 Czech legislative election Election in the Czech Republic

Legislative elections were held in the Czech Republic on 20 and 21 October 2017. All 200 members of the Chamber of Deputies were elected and the leader of the resultant government – Andrej Babiš of ANO 2011, became the Prime Minister.

Tomáš Zdechovský

Tomáš Zdechovský is a Czech politician, crisis manager, media analyst, poet and author. Since 2014 he has been a Member of the European Parliament with KDU-ČSL, which is part of the European Peoples Party.

2016 Czech Senate election

Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 7 and 8 October 2016, with a second round on 14 and 15 of October. The first round was held alongside regional elections and several municipal referendums, notably in a referendum in Brno on the location of the town's train station.

Opinion polling for the 2017 Czech legislative election started immediately after the 2013 legislative election. Monthly party ratings are conducted by Sanep, TNS Aisa, STEM and CVVM.

2003 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak Peoples Party leadership election

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 8 November 2003. The incumbent leader Cyril Svoboda was unexpectedly defeated by Miroslav Kalousek.

A Czech government crisis began in May 2017, as a result of suspicions that the Minister of Finance, Andrej Babiš, also the leader of ANO 2011, a partner in the ruling coalition, had evaded taxes related to his business activities.

Populars and Mayors Political party in the Czech Republic

The Populars and Mayors was an alliance of Czech political parties, consisting of the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) and Mayors and Independents. Talks about a possible alliance of the two parties started in 2016, with the intention of participating in the 2017 legislative election, and becoming the "third power" of Czech politics. The alliance was dissolved in July 2017, before the election took place.

2006 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak Peoples Party leadership election

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 27 May 2017. Mayor of Vsetín Jiří Čunek became leader of KDU-ČSL when he defeated Vlasta Parkanová. The incumbent leader Miroslav Kalousek

Democratic Bloc was a parliamentary alliance formed in 2017 by four Centre-right parties. Parties agreed to cooperate in parliament. Czech Pirate Party and Czech Social Democratic Party were also offered participation but both parties declined. It was announced on 15 November 2017 on a Press Conference by Petr Fiala. Fiala stated that Democratic Bloc isn't meant to be a long term coalition but its only task is to take over initiative during negotiations of parliament's body and for constituent meeting. Democratic Bloc was dissolved on 21 December 2017.

2019 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak Peoples Party leadership election

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 29 March 2019.

Marek Výborný

Marek Výborný is a Czech politician who was the leader of KDU-ČSL since March 2019. Výborný resigned on the post on 19 November 2019 after his wife died and he became sole parent for three kids. He left the position on 25 January 2020.

2020 KDU–ČSL leadership election

A leadership election for KDU-ČSL was held on 25 January 2020 following the resignation of the incumbent leader of the party Marek Výborný. MP Jan Bartošek, MP Marian Jurečka and MEP Tomáš Zdechovský announced were running to replace Výborný. Zdechovský withdrew from the race, and Jurečka then beat Bartošek, receiving 205 votes.

SPOLU (Czech Republic) Political party in the Czech Republic

Spolu, is a Czech centre-right political alliance formed for the upcoming 2021 legislative election, consisting of the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), KDU-ČSL, and TOP 09.

References

  1. "Předsedou lidovců se na čtyři roky stal Kalousek". iDNES.cz. 12 November 2005. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  2. "Kalousek obhájil funkci šéfa KDU-ČSL, zůstává i Kasal". iROZHLAS (in Czech). Retrieved 10 July 2017.