In the Czech Republic on Saturday, 21 October, the elections to the Chamber of deputies (lower house) of Parliament. The turnout was 60,84%.
The elections were won by the centrist party ANO («Action of disgruntled citizens»), which was supported by the 29,64% of the voters. Its candidates will take 78 of the 200 seats in the new lower house of Parliament, reports TASS with reference to the Czech media.
Civic democratic party gained to 11.32% of the vote (25 of seats), the Czech pirate party – 10,79% (22 seats), the movement «Freedom and direct democracy» – 10,64% (22 seats), the Communist party of Bohemia and Moravia – 7,76% (15 seats) Czech social democratic party – 7,27% (15 seats), «Christian democratic Union — Czechoslovak people’s party» – 5,8% (10 mandates), the center-right party TOP 09 (Tradition, Responsibility, Prosperity) was 5.31% (7 seats), the movement «Elders and independent» – 5,18% (6 seats).
The President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman will soon meet with the leaders of the parties held in the Chamber of deputies. He is expected to instruct the formation of a new government Chapter of the party, which scored the highest number of votes.
The candidate in Prime Ministers from the ANO, businessman Andrew Babish told reporters that his party intends to form a new coalition government.