Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic

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Freeholder Party of
the Czech Republic
Strana soukromníků České republiky
AbbreviationSsČR, Soukromníci, S
Leader Petr Bajer
Founded2008
Ideology Conservatism [1]
Political position Centre-right
National affiliation TrikolóraSvobodní–Soukromníci
Colours  Yellow
Chamber of Deputies
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Senate
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European Parliament
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Regional councils
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Local councils
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Website
http://www.soukromnici.cz/cs/

Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic (Czech : Strana soukromníků České republiky, SsČR) is a centre-right conservative political party in the Czech Republic. The party considers itself to be a successor to Czechoslovak Traders' Party. [2] The party has one Senator.

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History

SsČR was established in 2008. The party received 4 544 votes (0.19%) in 2009 European Parliament election and thus won no seat. The party didn't take part in 2010 election and supported Civic Democratic Party instead. [3] SsČR took part in 2012 regional elections received 1 seat in Liberec Region. Another member was elected as candidate of Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party. SsČR received 13 041 votes (0.26%) and no seat in 2013 Czech legislative election.

Billionaire Ivo Valenta was elected to Senate in 2014 as candidate of SsČR. Valenta became a sponsor of the party since then and negotiated an agreement between SsČR and Party of Free Citizens to participate in joint list for 2016 regional elections. [4] [5] [6] The coalition received 2% nationwide but succeeded in Zlín region. [7]

On 21 February 2017 Freeholder Party agreed to participate in 2017 Czech legislative election together with Civic Democratic Party. [8] The coalition received 11% of votes and came second but Freeholders didn't receive any seats. [9]

Election results

Chamber of Deputies

YearLeaderVoteVote %Seats+/-PlaceNotesPosition
2013 Rostislav Senjuk 13,0410.26
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2017 Petr Fiala (ODS)11.3
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2021 Zuzana Majerová Zahradníková (Tricolour)148,4572.76
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Steady2.svg08thPart of TricolourSvobodní–Soukromníci coalitionextra-parliamentary

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