Young Civic Democrats

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Young Civic Democrats
Mladí občanští demokraté
Founded2016
Headquarters Prague
Membership2,000 [1]
Ideology Liberal conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
Mother party Civic Democratic Party
Websitemladi.ods.cz

Young Civic Democrats (Czech : Mladí občanští demokraté, MOD) is a political platform within the Civic Democratic Party. [2] It consists of young people. It is considered a competitor to the Young Conservatives. [3] It had 2,000 members in January 2018 making it the largest youth wing in the Czech Republic. Its members are also members of the Civic Democratic Party. [1]

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History

The platform was founded on 9 December 2016. [4] The platform became a competition to the Young Conservatives (MK). Members of MOD started to compete with MK and defined against it. [5] MOD participated on campaign for the 2017 legislative election. The platform aimed to support individual candidates of ODS and was very active on social media. [6]

2017 Czech legislative election All 200 seats of the Chamber of Deputies, lower house of the Parliament, were available for the election.

The 2017 Czech legislative election was held in the Czech Republic on 20 and 21 October 2017. All 200 members of the Chamber of Deputies were elected and the leader of the resultant government – Andrej Babiš of ANO 2011, became the Prime Minister.

Young Civic Democrats supported Jiří Drahoš during 2018 presidential election. [3]

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