2006 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party leadership election

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2006 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party leadership election
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  2005 9 December 2006 2009  
  Jiri Cunek in 2012.JPG Vlasta Parkanova.jpg No image.svg
Candidate Jiří Čunek Vlasta Parkanová Adolf Jílek
Electoral vote1828225
Percentage60.7%27.3%8.3%

  Jiri Karas.jpg
Candidate Jiří Karas
Electoral vote11
Percentage3.7%

leader of KDU-ČSL before election

Jan Kasal (acting)

Elected leader of KDU-ČSL

Jiří Čunek

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. [1] The incumbent leader was Miroslav Kalousek.

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Background

Miroslav Kalousek resigned as leader of the party in August 2006 after he started negotiations with Czech Social Democratic Party about coalition supported by Communist Party. [2] Jan kasal then became acting leader. Kasal refused to run. [3] Senator and Mayor of Vsetín Jiří Čunek announced candidature for the position of leader on 23 November 2006. [4] Both candidates introduced their positions on 25 November in Brno. While Čunek's speech was met with applause, Jílek received only lukewarm reactions. [5] Jiří Karas and Vlasta Parkanová announced their candidature on 27 November 2006. [6] [7]

Candidates

Results

CandidateVotes %
Jiří Čunek18260.67
Vlasta Parkanová8227.33
Adolf Jílek258.33
Jiří Karas113.67
Total300100

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