European Parliament election, 2009 (Czech Republic)

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Czech Republic European Parliament election, 2009
Czech Republic
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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]

Campaign[edit]

Campaign of Civic Democratic Party (ODS) was launched by electoral leader Jan Zahradil on 13 February 2009.[2] ODS stated that it would inves 40 million CZK to the campaign.[3] It's main rival ČSSD planned to invest 30 million CZK.[4] ODs started negative campaign against ČSSD as response so Social Democratic campaigns from previous years.[5]

EP list leaders[edit]

Campaign Finances[edit]

Party ČSSD ODS KSČM KDU-ČSL
Money Spent[6] 60,000,000 Kč 40,000,000 Kč 17,000,000 Kč 2,500,000 Kč

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of the Czech Republic's 5 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
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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

Opinion polls[edit]

Polling Firm Date ODS KSČM KDU–ČSL ČSSD SZ STAN Others Undecided
CVVM[7] 2 - 9 March 2009 31% 12.5% 5% 29% 6.5% N.A. 3% 13%
CVVM[8] 30 March - 6 April 2009 26% 13% 6% 28% 5.5% N.A. 4.5% 17%
STEM[9] 21 April 2009 27.6% 14.5% 6.6% 30.3% 6.6% 5.3% 9.1% N.A.
STEM[10] 5 May 2009 25% 11.4% 7.2% 30.9% 6% N.A.% 6.4% 13.1%
CVVM[11] 4 - 11 May 2009 33.0% 13.5% 5.5% 25.5% 5.0% N/A% 6.5% 10.0%
STEM[12] 5 - 12 May 2009 20.9% 8.9% 5.5% 24.2% 3.1% N.A.% 11.9% 25.5%
UPOL[13] 25 May 2009 29.1% 14.8% 5.5% 29.8% 2.9% 3.3% 3.5%
STEM/SC&C[14] 26 May 2009 31.0% 13.0% 8.0% 27.0% 4.0% 2.0% 15.0%
Election 5 June 2009 31.5% 14.2% 7.6% 22.4% 2.1% 2.3% 19.9% 0%

Media survey[edit]

Survey Date ODS SSO DSSS KDU-ČSL DSZ STAN SNK-ED< ČSSD Others
iDnes[15][16] 4 May 2009 24.5 17.2 6.0 4.5 4.3 4.1 2.4 2.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.euractiv.com/en/eu-elections/czech-eurosceptic-parties-run-eu-elections/article-179409
  2. ^ "ODS zvedne hozenou rukavici a také nasadí negativní kampaň". Novinky.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "ODS za evropskou kampaň utratí 40 milionů". TÝDEN.cz. 22 January 2009. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "ČSSD chystá eurokampaň za třicet milionů". TÝDEN.cz. 20 January 2009. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "ODS mění styl, pro evropské volby chystá i negativní kampaň". iDNES.cz. 10 February 2009. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "Kampaň ČSSD se výrazně prodražila, stranu stála 60 miliónů" (in Czech). Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  7. ^ s.r.o., Easy Software. "K volbám do Evropského parlamentu - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  8. ^ s.r.o., Easy Software. "K volbám do Evropského parlamentu - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Evropské volby "STAROSTOVÉ A NEZÁVISLÍ - VAŠE ALTERNATIVA" Volby do Evropského parlamentu 2009". www.starostove-alternativa.cz. Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  10. ^ "Exkluzivní průzkum: Eurovolby by vyhrála ČSSD s náskokem šesti procent". ČT24. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  11. ^ s.r.o., Easy Software. "K volbám do Evropského parlamentu - Centrum pro výzkum veřejného mínění". cvvm.soc.cas.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  12. ^ "STEM – PREFERENCE POLITICKÝCH STRAN PRO VOLBY DO EVROPSKÉHO PARLAMENTU" (PDF). STEM. Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  13. ^ "Průzkum: Zelení v eurovolbách nezískají ani 3 procenta". Aktuálně.cz - Víte, co se právě děje (in Czech). 25 May 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2017. 
  14. ^ televize, Česká. "STEM a SC&C pro ČT: Evropské volby by vyhrála ODS, zelení by neprošli". ČT24 (in Czech). Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  15. ^ "Eurovolby na iDNES.cz vyhrála ODS, druzí skončili Svobodní". iDNES.cz. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  16. ^ "Zprávy iDNES.cz – Přehled nejnovějších událostí z domova i ze světa". iDNES.cz. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 

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