Party of Civic Rights

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Party of Civic Rights
Strana Práv Občanů
Leader Jan Veleba
Founded October 2009
Ideology Social democracy
Political position Center-left
Chamber of Deputies
0 / 200
Senate
2 / 81
European Parliament
0 / 22
Regional councils
7 / 675
Local councils
100 / 62,178
Website
www.stranaprav.cz
Politics of the Czech Republic
Political parties
Elections

The Party of Civic Rights (Czech: Strana Práv Občanů, SPO), formerly Party of Civic Rights – Zeman's people (Czech: Strana Práv Občanů - Zemanovci, SPOZ) is a social-democratic political party in the Czech Republic founded in October 2009 by Miloš Zeman, former Prime Minister and the former leader of the Czech Social Democratic Party.[1] Zeman was elected in first popular vote of President of the Czech Republic in January 2013.

In Spring 2014, Senator Jan Veleba elected as Independents, joined and became chairman of the party. In Senate elections in October 2014, famous businessman from the communist era František Čuba was elected as the second Senator.

Chairmans[edit]

Person Period
1. Miloš Zeman
Honorary chairman (13 November 2010 - present)
6 March 2010 – 29 May 2010
Vladimír Hönig
(Vice-chairman)
29 May 2010 - 13 November 2010
2. Vratislav Mynář 13. November 2010 – 23 March 2013
3. Zdeněk Štengl 23 March 2013 – 29 March 2014
4. Jan Veleba 29 March 2014 – present


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