Czech legislative election, 1996

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Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on 31 May and 1 June 1996,[1] the first after independence. The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party, which won 68 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 76.3%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Civic Democratic Party 1,794,560 29.62 68
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,602,250 26.44 61 +45
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 626,136 10.33 22 –13
KDU-ČSL 489,349 8.08 18 +3
SPR-RSČ 485,072 8.01 18 +4
Civic Democratic Alliance 385,369 6.36 13 –1
Pensioners for Life Security 187,455 3.09 0 0
Democratic Union 169,796 2.80 0 New
Free Democrats - Liberal National Social Party 124,165 2.05 0 New
Left Bloc 85,122 1.40 0 New
Independents 30,125 0.50 0 New
Moravian Centre Union 27,490 0.45 0 New
HSMSMNSJ 25,198 0.42 0 New
Moravian National Party 16,580 0.27 0 New
Democratic Left Party 7,740 0.13 0 New
Czech Right 2,808 0.05 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 37,189
Total 6,096,404 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 7,990,770 76.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ODS
  
29.62%
ČSSD
  
26.44%
KSČM
  
10.33%
KDU-ČSL
  
8.08%
SPR-RSČ
  
8.01%
ODA
  
6.36%
DŽJ
  
3.09%
DEU
  
2.80%
CSNS
  
2.05%
LB
  
1.40%
Others
  
1.82%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472