2009 Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party leadership election

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Candidate Cyril Svoboda Jan Březina
Electoral vote157127
Percentage55.3%44.7%

leader of KDU-ČSL before election

Jiří Čunek

Elected leader of KDU-ČSL

Cyril Svoboda

A leadership election for Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (KDU-ČSL) was held on 30 May 2009. Cyril Svoboda was elected leader of the party. Incumbent leader Jiří Čunek was eliminated in the first round. [1] Other candidates were Jan Březina and Michael Šojdrová. Svoboda's victory was welcomed by Social democratic leader Jiří Paroubek because Svoboda represents left wing in the party. [2] [3]

Results

CandidateCyril SvobodaJan BřezinaJiří ČunekMichaela Šojdrová
1st round91 (30.85%)112 (37.97%)61 (20.68%)31 (10.51%)
2nd round157 (55.28%)127 (44.72%)----

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References

  1. "Lidovci se zbavili Čunka, do čela strany se vrací Cyril Svoboda". iDNES.cz. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2017.
  2. "ON-LINE: Volba vedení KDU-ČSL". Novinky.cz (in Czech).
  3. "Šéfem KDU-ČSL je Svoboda. Záda mu bude krýt žena". Nova.cz (in Czech). 30 May 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2017.