675 seats on 13 Regional Councils
Regional elections were held in the Czech Republic to elect the Regional Councils in 13 regions (all except Prague) on 17 and 18 October 2008.The elections were won by the opposition Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD), which won in every region.
The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name, Czechia, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. The Czech Republic has a landlocked and hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,866 square kilometers (30,450 sq mi) with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, with 10.6 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Prague, with 1.3 million residents; other major cities are Brno, Ostrava, Olomouc and Pilsen.
The Czech Social Democratic Party is a social-democratic political party in the Czech Republic. It holds 15 seats in the Chamber of Deputies following the 2017 legislative election, losing 35 seats. The party has been led by Jan Hamáček since 2018. It has been a junior coalition party within a minority cabinet since June 2018, and was a senior coalition party from 1998 to 2006 and from 2013 to 2017.
|Czech Social Democratic Party||1,044,719||35.85||280|
|Civic Democratic Party||687,005||23.57||180|
|Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia||438,024||15.03||114|
|Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party||193,911||6.65||56|
|SNK European Democrats||36,719||1.26||6|
|Independent Mayors for Region||35,584||1.22||7|
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