Czech legislative election, 1998

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Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on 19 and 20 June 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the Czech Social Democratic Party, which won 74 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 73.9%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,928,660 32.31 74 +13
Civic Democratic Party 1,656,011 27.74 63 –5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 658,550 11.03 24 +2
KDU-ČSL 537,013 8.99 20 +2
Freedom Union 513,596 8.60 19 New
SPR-RSČ 232,965 3.90 0 –18
Pensioners for Life Security 182,900 3.06 0 0
Democratic Union 86,431 1.44 0 0
Green Party 67,143 1.12 0 New
Independents 51,981 0.87 0 0
Moravian Democratic Party 22,282 0.37 0 New
Czech National Social Party 17,185 0.29 0 New
Civic Coalition – Political Club 14,788 0.25 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 25,339
Total 5,994,844 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,116,836 73.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ČSSD
  
32.31%
ODS
  
27.74%
KSČM
  
11.03%
KDU-ČSL
  
8.99%
US
  
8.60%
SPR-RSČ
  
3.90%
DŽJ
  
3.06%
DEU
  
1.44%
SZ
  
1.12%
Others
  
1.81%

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