2020 Czech Senate election

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2020 Czech Senate election

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27 out of 81 seats in the Senate
  First party Second party Third party
  Vít Rakušan (2020).jpg Petr Fiala 2019 Praha.jpg Praha, Vinohrady, Retailcon, Marián Jurečka (cropped).jpg
Leader Vít Rakušan Petr Fiala Marian Jurečka
Party STAN ODS KDU–ČSL
Seats won 11 5 3
1st round 122,948
12.3%
140,293
14.0%
82,814
8.3%
2nd round 104,538
23.1%
82,377
18.2%
65,397
14.5%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Markéta Pekarová Adamová 2018.jpg Václav-Láska2014b.jpg A Babiš Praha 2015.JPG
Leader Markéta Pekarová Adamová Václav Láska Andrej Babiš
Party TOP 09 SEN 21 ANO
Seats won 2 2 1
1st round 46,575
4.7%
32,884
3.3%
115,202
11.6%
2nd round 33,938
7.5%
25,071
5.6%
39,473
8.7%

Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 2-3 October 2020 alongside regional elections, with second rounds on 9-10 October.

Electoral system[edit]

One-third of the 81-member Senate is elected every two years, giving Senators six year terms. Members of the Senate are elected in single-member constituencies using the two-round system.[1]

Composition of contested seats prior to the elections[edit]

Contested seats[2]
Name Ideology Leader Seats Notes
Czech Social Democratic Party Social democracy Jan Hamáček
10 / 27
KDU-ČSL Christian democracy Marian Jurečka
6 / 27
[n 1]
Mayors and Independents Localism Vít Rakušan
4 / 27
[n 2]
ANO 2011 Centrism Andrej Babiš
2 / 27
Civic Democratic Party Conservatism Petr Fiala
2 / 27
Senator 21 Liberalism Václav Láska
2 / 27
[n 3]
Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic Conservatism Petr Bajer
1 / 27

Districts[edit]

Election will be held in 27 districts:

Results[edit]

Constituencies in grey are those not up for election.[3][4]
Senate of the Czech Republic 2020 Election Result.svg
Party[n 4] First round Second round Seat totals
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats Won Not up Total +/–
Civic Democratic Party 140,293 14.07 0 82,377 18.23 5 5 13 18 +3
Mayors and Independents[n 2] 122,948 12.33 1 104,538 23.13 10 11 8 19 +7
ANO 2011 115,202 11.55 0 39,473 8.74 1 1 4 5 -1
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party 82,814 8.30 0 65,397 14.47 3 3 9 12 -3
Czech Social Democratic Party 81,105 8.13 0 18,175 4.02 0 0 3 3 -10
Freedom and Direct Democracy 60,284 6.04 0 0 0 0 0
TOP 09 46,575 4.67 0 33,938 7.51 2 2 3 5 +2
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 40,994 4.11 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Pirate Party 36,717 3.69 0 18,804 4.61 1 1 1 2 +1
Senator 21 32,884 3.30 0 25,071 5.55 2 2 1 3 0
Tricolour Citizens' Movement 25,609 2.57 0 0 0 0 0
INDEPENDENTS 17,244 1.73 0 7,479 1.66 0 0 0 0 0
Green Party 11,315 1.13 0 8,085 1.79 0 0 1 1 0
Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic 11,213 1.12 0 8,499 1.88 0 0 0 0 -1
FOR THE CITIZENS 10,275 1.03 0 7,733 1.71 0 0 0 0 0
Party of Free Citizens 9,297 0,93 0 8,433 1.87 1 1 0 1 +1
Mayors and Personalities for Moravia 7,778 0.78 0 8,723 1.93 0 0 0 0 0
Hradec Králové Democratic Club 7,445 0.75 0 15,138 3.35 1 1 0 1 +1
Change 2020 7.056 0.71 0 0 0 0 0
Alternative for Independent Candidates 5.901 0.59 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Right 5,227 0.52 0 0 0 0 0
Good Choice 2016 4,260 0.43 0 0 0 0 0
Union for Sport and Health 3,910 0.39 0 0 0 0 0
Moravian Country Movement 2,970 0.30 0 0 0 0 0
Initiative of the Citizens 2,827 0.28 0 0 0 0 0
RELITION 2,547 0.26 0 0 0 0 0
Choice for the Region 2,334 0.23 0 0 0 0 0
FOR Health and Sport 2,308 0.23 0 0 0 0 0
PÍSEK TO ITSELF 1,898 0.19 0 0 0 0 0
Severočeši.cz 1,645 0.16 0 0 1 1 0
Better North 1,153 0.12 0 0 0 0 0
Marek Hilšer for Senate 916 0.09 0 0 1 1 0
WAY 742 0.07 0 0 0 0 0
Independent Initiative 725 0.07 0 0 0 0 0
Unified – Alternative for Patriots 639 0.06 0 0 0 0 0
Nation to Itself 554 0.06 0 0 0 0 0
Democratic Party of Greens 508 0.05 0 0 0 0 0
Alliance of National Forces 257 0.03 0 0 0 0 0
Moravian and Silesian Pirate Party 236 0.02 0 0 0 0 0
Happy Czechia 236 0.02 0 0 0 0 0
Independents 26,119 2.61 0 0 4 4 0
Invalid/blank votes 24,527 1,812
Total 1,021,788 100 1 453,675 100 26 27 [n 5]54 81 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,815,827 36.29 2,711,956 16.74
Source: Volby.cz

Transfer of seats[edit]

District Before election After election
Party Senator Party Senator
Cheb ČSSD Miroslav Nenutil STAN Miroslav Plevný
Kolín Emilie Třísková Pavel Kárník
Vyškov Ivo Bárek Karel Zitterbart
Rychnov nad Kněžnou Miroslav Antl TOP 09 Jan Grulich
Znojmo Pavel Štohl Tomáš Třetina
Karviná Radek Sušil ANO Ondřej Feber
Strakonice Karel Kratochvíle ODS Tomáš Fiala
Kladno Jiří Dienstbier Jr. Pirates Adéla Šípová
Pelhřimov Milan Štěch Freedomites Jaroslav Chalupský
Hradec Králové Jaroslav Malý HDK Jan Holásek
Žďár nad Sázavou KDU-ČSL František Bradáč KDU-ČSL Josef Klement
Přerov Jitka Seitlová Jitka Seitlová
Prague 1 Václav Hampl ODS Miroslava Němcová
Brno-City Zdeněk Papoušek Roman Kraus
Olomouc Alena Šromová STAN Marek Ošťádal
Frýdek-Místek Jiří Carbol Helena Pešatová
Prague 9 STAN David Smoljak STAN David Smoljak
Děčín Zbyněk Linhart Zbyněk Linhart
Česká Lípa Jiří Vosecký Jiří Vosecký
Trutnov Jan Sobotka Jan Sobotka
Louny ANO Zdeňka Hamousová STAN Ivo Trešl
Ostrava-City Peter Koliba ODS Ondřej Šimetka
Plzeň-City ODS Lumír Aschenbrenner ODS Lumír Aschenbrenner
Příbram Jiří Burian STAN Petr Štěpánek
Prague 5 SEN 21 Václav Láska SEN 21 Václav Láska
Zlín Tomáš Goláň Tomáš Goláň
Uherské Hradiště Freeholders Ivo Valenta KDU-ČSL Josef Bazala

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Jitka Seitlová, who has previously been a Green Party candidate.
  2. ^ a b Including Mayors for Liberec Region
  3. ^ Includes Václav Láska, who has previously been a Green Party candidate.
  4. ^ Name of "nominating party" (navrhující strana).
  5. ^ In the Senate also hold seats "Movement for Prague 11" (1 seat), "Ostravak" (1), "Citizens Patriots" (1), "Citizens Together - Independents" (1) and "United Democrats - Association of Independents" (1) but these parties didn't take part in the 2020 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Electoral system IPU
  2. ^ https://www.irozhlas.cz/volby/senatni-volby-2020
  3. ^ "Volby do Senátu Parlamentu ČR | volby.cz". volby.cz. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  4. ^ "48 - Rychnov nad Kněžnou Senátní volby 2020 • iROZHLAS". iROZHLAS (in Czech). Retrieved 4 May 2021.