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Czech Senate election, 2002

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Czech Senate election, 2002

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politics and government of
the Czech Republic
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Senate elections were held in the Czech Republic on 25 and 26 October 2002, with a second round on 1 and 2 November.[1] The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party, which won 26 of the 81 seats. Voter turnout was just 24.1% in the first round and 31.7% in the second.[2]


Party First round Second round Seats +/–
Votes % Votes %
Civic Democratic Party 165,794 24.9 284,537 34.6 26 +4
Czech Social Democratic Party 122,397 18.4 224,386 27.3 11 –4
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 110,171 16.5 57,434 7.0 3 0
KDU-ČSL 58,858 8.8 47,049 5.7 15 –4
Freedom Union – Democratic Union 48,879 7.3 36,294 4.4 26 +4
Union of Independents 44,112 6.6 45,096 5.5
Independent Candidate 29,776 4.5 36,021 4.4
Independents 27,533 4.1 23,812 2.9
Independents and others 58,935 8.8 67,658 8.2
Invalid/blank votes 7,366 35,204
Total 673,821 100 857,491 100 81 0
Sourcesa: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472
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