European Parliament election, 2009 (Czech Republic)

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Czech Republic European Parliament election, 2009
Czech Republic
2004 ←
5 June 2009 → 2014

24 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
  JanZahradil.jpg Jiri Havel.jpg Miroslav Ransdorf (2), EP election campaign, Brno.jpg
Leader Jan Zahradil Jiří Havel Miloslav Ransdorf
Party ODS ČSSD KSČM
Alliance AECR PES PEL
Seats won 9 7 4
Seat change 0 Steady 5 Increase 2 Decrease
Popular vote 741,946 528,132 334,577
Percentage 31.45 22.38% 14.18%
Swing 1.41% Increase 13.61% Increase 6.08% Decrease

  Fourth party
  Zuzana Roithová.jpg
Leader Zuzana Roithová
Party KDU-ČSL
Alliance EPP
Seats won 2
Seat change 2 Steady
Popular vote 180,451
Percentage 8.64%
Swing 1.92 Decrease

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Czech Republic was the election of the delegation from Czech Republic to the European Parliament in 2009.

Two newly founded right-wing parties, the Czech wing Libertas.cz of Declan Ganley's Libertas founded by Vladimír Železný and the Party of Free Citizens, ran in the election.[1]

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of the Czech Republic's 5 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Civic Democratic Party (ODS) AECR Jan Zahradil 741,946 31.45 1.41 Increase
9 / 22
0 Steady
Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) PES Jiří Havel 528,132 22.38 13.61 Increase
7 / 22
5 Increase
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) PEL (observer) Miloslav Ransdorf 334,577 14.18 6.08 Decrease
4 / 22
2 Decrease
Christian and Democratic Union – People's Party (KDU–ČSL) EPP Zuzana Roithová 180,451 7.64 1.92 Decrease
2 / 22
0 Steady
Sovereignty Jana Bobošíková 100,514 4.26
0 / 22
0 Steady
European Democratic Party (EDS) None Jana Hybášková 68,152 2.88
0 / 22
0 Steady
Public Affairs (VV) Kateřina Klasnová 56,636 2.40
0 / 22
0 Steady
Mayors and Independents – Your Option Jaromír Štětina 53,984 2.28
0 / 22
0 Steady
Green Party (SZ) EGP Jan Dusík 48,621 2.06 1.10 Decrease
0 / 22
0 Steady
SNK European Democrats (SNK ED) Lukáš Macek 39,166 1.66 9.36 Decrease
0 / 22
3 Decrease
Party of Free Citizens (Svobodní) Jiří Payne 29,846 1.26
0 / 22
0 Steady
Workers' Party (DS) Tomáš Vandas 25,368 1.07 0.89 Increase
0 / 22
0 Steady
Pravý Blok (PB) Petr Cibulka 23,612 1.00
0 / 22
0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 151,541
0 / 22
2 Decrease
Valid votes 2,358,934 99.49
Blank and invalid votes 12,075 0.51
Totals 2,371,009 100.00
22 / 22
2 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,401,374 28.22 0.10 Decrease
Source: Czech Statistical Office

EP list leaders[edit]

Campaign Finances[edit]

Party ČSSD ODS KSČM KDU-ČSL
Money Spent[2] 60,000,000 Kč 40,000,000 Kč 17,000,000 Kč 2,500,000 Kč

Opinion polls[edit]

Polling Firm Date Source ODS KSČM KDU–ČSL ČSSD SZ STAN Others Undecided
CVVM 2/03/2009-9/03/2009- [1] 31% 12.5% 5% 29% 6.5% N.A. 3% 13%
CVVM 30/03/2009-6/04/2009- [2] 26% 13% 6% 28% 5.5% N.A. 4.5% 17%
STEM 21/04/2009 [3] 27.6% 14.5% 6.6% 30.3% 6.6% 5.3% 9.1% N.A.
STEM 5/05/2009 [4] 25% 11.4% 7.2% 30.9% 6% N.A.% 6.4% 13.1%
Election 5/06/2009 31.5% 14.2% 7.6% 22.4% 2.1% 2.3% 19.9% 0%

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