Czech Senate election, 2006

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Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 20 and 21 October 2006, with a second round on 27 and 28 October.[1] The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party, which won 41 of the 81 seats. Voter turnout was 38.2% in the first round and just 20.7% in the second.[2]

Results[edit]

Party First round Second round Seats +/–
Votes % Votes %
Civic Democratic Party 354,273 33.3 289,568 50.4 41 +4
Czech Social Democratic Party 204,573 19.2 120,127 20.9 12 +5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 134,863 12.7 26,001 4.5 2 0
KDU-ČSL 125,388 11.8 59,603 10.4 11 –3
SNK European Democrats 31,711 3.0 7 0
Green Party 50,508 4.7 8,044 1.4 8 –6
Independent Candidate 29,533 2.8 23,643 4.1
Freedom Union – Democratic Union 18,522 1.7 7,367 1.3
Party for the Open Society 13,662 1.3 14,120 2.5
Vote for the City 10,362 1.0 9,215 1.6
Independents and others 90,219 8.5 16,867 2.9
Invalid/blank votes 76,633 1,737
Total 1,140,247 100 576,292 100 81 0
Sourcesa: Nohlen & Stöver

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