Green Party (Czech Republic)

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Green Party
Strana zelených
AbbreviationZelení
Leader Michal Berg
Magdalena Davis
Founded1990
HeadquartersNám. Winstona Churchilla 2, Prague
Youth wing Young Greens
Membership (2019)1,201 [1]
Ideology Green politics [2]
Social liberalism [2]
Pro-Europeanism [3]
Political position Centre-left [4]
European affiliation European Green Party
International affiliation Global Greens
Colours  Green
Chamber of Deputies
0 / 200
Senate
1 / 81
European Parliament
0 / 21
Regional Assemblies
7 / 675
Local Assemblies
323 / 61,900
Party flag
Flag of Green Party (Czech Republic).svg
Website
www.zeleni.cz

The Green Party (Czech : Strana zelených, lit. 'Party of Greens') is a green [2] political party in the Czech Republic.

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The party held a single seat (Jaromír Štětina) in the Senate (upper house of the Parliament of the Czech Republic) between 2004 and 2010. In the 2006 legislative election the party received 6.3% of the vote and won six seats in the lower house – the Chamber of Deputies. This subsequently led to taking part in the governing coalition, together with the Civic Democrats (ODS) and KDU–ČSL from January 2007 to March 2009 (for more details see Mirek Topolánek's Second Cabinet). However the Green Party was unable to repeat its success in 2010 elections, losing all seats in both chambers.

Election results

Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic

YearLeaderVoteVote %SeatsPlaceGovernment
1990 Jan Martin Ječmínek 295,8444.1
0 / 200
7thNo seats
1992 [5] František Trnka 421,9886.52
3 / 200
4thOpposition
1996 Did not participate
1998 Emil Zeman 67,1431.12
0 / 200
9thNo seats
2002 Miroslav Rokos 112,9292.36
0 / 200
6thNo seats
2006 Martin Bursík 336,4876.29
6 / 200
5thCoalition
2010 Ondřej Liška 127,8312.44
0 / 200
9thNo seats
2013 Ondřej Liška 159,0253.19
0 / 200
8thNo seats
2017 Matěj Stropnický 74,3351.46
0 / 200
11thNo seats
2021 Michal Berg &
Magdalena Davis
53,3340.99
0 / 200
10thNo seats

Senate

Presidential

Indirect ElectionCandidateFirst round resultSecond round resultThird round result
Votes%VotesResultVotes%VotesResultVotes%VotesResult
2008 Jan Švejnar 12849.10Runner-up14147.19Runner-up11144.05Lost
Direct ElectionCandidateFirst round resultSecond round result
Votes%VotesResultVotes%VotesResult
2013 Táňa Fischerová [6] 166,2113.237thsupported Karel Schwarzenberg

European parliament

See also

Footnotes

  1. "Zelení - Pro členy". zeleni.cz. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  2. 1 2 3 Nordsieck, Wolfram (2010). "Czech Republic". Parties and Elections in Europe. Archived from the original on 29 July 2013.
  3. "Zelení: Evropa musí zahájit jednání o své federalizaci – Strana zelených". zeleni.cz. 24 June 2016. Archived from the original on 4 September 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  4. "Strana zelených". idnes.cz. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  5. As part of Liberal Social Union
  6. "Na Hrad nepatří Fischer, ale Fischerová, řekli zelení. Sbírají podpisy". iDNES.cz. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2017.


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