Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Politics

Czech Realists may spend CZK 90m limit on election campaign

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

The Realists, a new Czech rightist party, plan to spend the whole legal limit of 90 million crowns on their campaign before the October general election if they finds enough sponsors, its election manager Daniel Bártek told reporters Friday when the party launched its campaign.

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MfD: Parties focus on seniors in election campaign

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

Two million seniors over 65 years may decide on the results of the October 20-21 general election in the Czech Republic and this is why political parties focus on them in their campaigns, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported Saturday.

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Babiš: ANO not to form gov't with TOP 09, Communists

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

The ANO movement will not form a government together with the Communists (KSCM) and the TOP 09 party after the Czech autumn general election, its leader Andrej Babis said in an interview with CTK on Wednesday.

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Opposition TOP 09 head rules out cooperation with ANO

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

The Czech opposition right-wing TOP 09 rules out its cooperation with the ANO movement after the autumn general election no matter if its chairman Andrej Babis were in such a coalition or not, TOP 09 leader Miroslav Kalousek said in an interview with CTK on Thursday.

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Education minister not to withdraw resignation

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

Czech Education Katerina Valachova (Social Democrats, CSSD) told journalists on Thursday that she would not change her mind and would resign as announced before.

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Pirates launch their door-to-door election campaign

ČTK |
2 Jun 2017

The Czech Pirate Party launched its door-to-door campaign for the October general election on Thursday and it plans to distribute 250,000 issues of the printed version of its Pirate Paper with its election programme in June.

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Some South Moravia representatives shun meeting with Zeman

ČTK |
30 May 2017

A part of South Moravia regional assembly members did not welcome President Milos Zeman on his visit to the regional body where he started a three-day tour of the region on Monday, saying they do not agree with his behaviour.

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ANO would win elections, KDU-ČSL and STAN would fail, poll suggests

ČTK |
30 May 2017

The government ANO movement would win a general election with 28.5 percent now, followed by the Social Democrats (CSSD) with 17 percent, while both parties lost supporters after a recent government crisis, according to an election model of the Focus agency released on Monday.

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Sobotka's opponent Zimola not to run in autumn elections

ČTK |
30 May 2017

Former South Bohemia governor Jiří Zimola said on Monday he would not run for Social Democrats (ČSSD) in the autumn elections to the Chamber of Deputies. Zimola made the decision after a meeting of the party's regional committee on Monday.

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Christian Democrats aiming high in the autumn general elections

Radio Prague |
30 May 2017

The Christian Democratic Party is gearing up for the autumn general elections. At the party's weekend conference in Prague, its leader Pavel Bělobrádek was re-elected by a strong majority and won approval for an election coalition with the grouping of Mayors and Independents, presenting the alliance as a guarantor of strength, democracy and security in the turbulent and often murky waters of Czech politics.

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