Czech legislative election, 2002

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Czech legislative election, 2002
Czech Republic
← 1998 14 and 15 June 2002 2006 →

All 200 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
101 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Vladimir Spidla.jpg Vaclav Klaus headshot.jpg
Leader Vladimír Špidla Václav Klaus
Party ČSSD ODS
Last election 74 seats 63 seats
Seats won 70 58
Seat change –4 –5
Popular vote 1,440,279 1,166,975
Percentage 30.2% 24.5%

  Third party Fourth party
  Miroslav Grebeníček (4).jpg Cyril Svoboda.jpg
Leader Miroslav Grebeníček Cyril Svoboda
Party KSČM KDU–ČSL
Alliance Coalition
Last election 24
Seats won 41 31
Seat change +17 +11
Popular vote 882,653 680,670
Percentage 18.51% 14.27%

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Districts won by respective parties

PM before election

Miloš Zeman
ČSSD

Elected PM

Vladimír Špidla
ČSSD

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Parliamentary elections were held in the Czech Republic on 14 and 15 June 2002.[1] The result was a victory for the Czech Social Democratic Party, which won 70 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 57.9%.[2]

Campaign finances[edit]

Party ČSSD 4K ODS KSČM SNK Green Party
Money Spent[3] 75,000,000 Kč 72,000,000 Kč 60,000,000 Kč 10,500,000 Kč 10,000,000 Kč 2,500,000 Kč

Opinion polls[edit]

Date Polling Firm ČSSD ODS 4K KSČM Others
14-15 Jun 2002 Election 30.2 24.5 14.3 18.5 12.5
6 Jun 2002 TNS Factum 29.4 27.8 13.1 18.4 11.3
17 Apr 2002 TNS Factum 24.1 28.2 19.6 17.5 10.6
4 Apr 2002 STEM 23.7 26.4 17.0 14.1 18.8
8 Mar 2002 TNS Factum 25.0 30.5 17.0 16.2 11.3
4 Mar 2002 STEM 26.4 23.7 16.9 14.1 18.9
15 Feb 2002 CVVM 23.0 18.5 23.0 13.5 22.0
15 Feb 2002 STEM 23.8 23.0 19.1 13.4 20.7
24 Jan 2002 STEM 21.5 21.3 22.5 15.6 19.1
7 Jan 2002 CVVM 24.0 18.0 20.0 10.0 28.0

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Czech Social Democratic Party 1,440,279 30.20 70 –4
Civic Democratic Party 1,166,975 24.47 58 –5
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 882,653 18.51 41 +17
KDU-ČSL-US-DEU 680,670 14.27 31 +11
Union of Independents 132,699 2.78 0 New
Green Party 122,929 2.36 0 0
Republicans of Miroslav Sládek 46,325 0.97 0 New
Rural Party 41,773 0.87 0 New
Party for a Secure Life 41,404 0.86 0 New
Czech National Social Party 38,655 0.81 0 0
Hope 29,955 0.62 0 New
Right Bloc 28,163 0.59 0 New
Civic Democratic Alliance 24,278 0.50 0 New
Choice for the Future 16,730 0.35 0 New
Path of Change 13,169 0.27 0 New
Moravian Democratic Party 12,957 0.27 0 0
Common Sense Party 10,849 0.22 0 New
Akce za zrus.Senatu a proti t. 9,637 0.20 0 New
Balbinova poeticka strana 9,287 0.19 0 New
Humanist Alliance 8,461 0.17 0 New
Republicans 6,786 0.14 0 New
National Democratic Party 5,532 0.11 0 New
Democratic League 4,059 0.08 0 New
Czech Right 2,041 0.04 0 New
Czech Social Democratic Movement 602 0.01 0 New
Roma Civic Initiative 523 0.01 0 New
Party of Democratic Socialism 475 0.00 0 New
New Movement 139 0.00 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 21,139
Total 4,789,145 100 200 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,264,484 57.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ČSSD
  
30.20%
ODS
  
24.47%
KSČM
  
18.51%
KDU-ČSL-US-DEU
  
14.27%
SNK
  
2.78%
SZ
  
2.36%
Others
  
7.41%
Parliamentary seats
ČSSD
  
35.00%
ODS
  
29.00%
KSČM
  
20.50%
KDU-ČSL-US-DEU
  
15.50%

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
  3. ^ "Volby provětrají stranické pokladny, úspěšným se to vyplatí | ČeskéNoviny.cz". www.ceskenoviny.cz. Retrieved 14 August 2016.