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Spolu (English: Together) is a Czech centre-right political alliance formed for the 2021 legislative election, consisting of the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), KDU-ČSL, and TOP 09.
Following the 2020 regional elections, the Civic Democratic Party, KDU-ČSL and TOP 09 began negotiations about a potential centre-right electoral alliance for the 2021 Czech legislative election.
The ODS leadership agreed to form an alliance with the other parties on 25 October 2020.Two days later party leaders Petr Fiala, Marian Jurečka and Markéta Adamová signed a memorandum and announced that ODS, KDU-ČSL and TOP 09 would form an electoral alliance for the next legislative election, with ODS leader Fiala as the alliance's candidate for Prime Minister. On 11 November 2020, the parties agreed that ODS would nominate the leaders of the election lists in nine regions, KDU-ČSL in three regions, and TOP 09 in two regions. The alliance was known by media as the Three Coalition, but on 9 December 2020 the parties announced that they will run under the name Spolu ("Together").
Spolu introduced its electoral program and campaign on 9 December 2020.
|Civic Democratic Party||Liberal conservatism||Centre-right to right-wing||Petr Fiala|
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|KDU-ČSL||Christian democracy||Centre to centre-right||Marian Jurečka|
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|TOP 09||Liberal conservatism||Centre-right||Markéta Adamová|
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|Prague||Markéta Adamová||TOP 09||33.6%|
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|Central Bohemian||Jan Skopeček||ODS||22.3%|
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|South Bohemian||Jan Bauer||ODS||22.8%|
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|Karlovy Vary||Jan Bureš||ODS||14.9%|
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|Ústí nad Labem||Karel Krejza||ODS||14.9%|
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|Hradec Králové||Ivan Adamec||ODS||22.5%|
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|Pardubice||Pavel Svoboda||TOP 09||22.0%|
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|South Moravian||Petr Fiala||ODS||25.4%|
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