Czech legislative election, 1992

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Czech legislative election, 1992

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All 200 seats in the Czech National Council
101 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Vaclav Klaus headshot.jpg Jiří Svoboda directing Jan Hus (34).jpg Jiří Horák (politician).jpg
Leader Václav Klaus Jiří Svoboda Jiří Horák
Party ODS–KDS KSČM ČSSD
Seats won 76 35 16
Seat change New Increase2 Increase16
Popular vote 1,924,483 909,490 422,736
Percentage 29.73% 14.00% 6.53%
Swing Increase0.76pp Increase2.42pp

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  František Trnka.jpg Josef Lux 01.jpg Miroslav Sládek.jpg
Leader František Trnka Josef Lux Miroslav Sládek
Party LSU KDU–ČSL SPR–RSČ
Seats won 16 15 14
Seat change Increase16 Decrease5 New
Popular vote 421,988 406,341 387,026
Percentage 6.52% 6.28% 5.98%
Swing Decrease0.26pp Decrease2.14pp New

  Seventh party Eighth party
  HSD-SMS
Leader Jan Kalvoda Jan Kryčer
Party ODA HSD–SMS
Seats won 14 14
Seat change New Decrease9
Popular vote 383,705 380,088
Percentage 5.93% 5.87%
Swing Decrease4.16pp

PM before election

Petr Pithart
OH

Elected PM

Václav Klaus
ODS

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National Council elections were held in the Czech part of Czechoslovakia on 5 and 6 June 1992,[1] alongside federal elections. The result was a victory for the Civic Democratic Party-Christian Democratic Party alliance, which won 76 of the 200 seats. Voter turnout was 85.0%.[2] When the Czech Republic became independent in 1993, the National Council became its Parliament.[3]

Campaign

Campaign of the Civic Democratic Party revolved around its leader Václav Klaus. The party used slogan "Future is in your hands. The whole campaign cost ove 100 million CZK. It is described as very massive.[4]

Finances

Party Money spent (Kč)
Civic Democratic Party 120,000,000[5]
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party 17,000,000[6]


Opinion polls

Date Polling Firm ODS ČSSD KSČM KDU-ČSL LSU OH HSD-SMS ODA SPR-RSČ KDS ČSS Others Undecided
1/1992 IVVM 20.8 10.3 6.8 5.1 4.5 4.3 3.1 3.0 3.0 1.7 0.9 6.3 30.3
2/1992 IVVM 29.4 12.0 12.7 9.0 8.0 5.2 5.6 5.6 3.5 2.8 1.0 5.4 0
3/1992 IVVM 27.5 10.7 11.8 7.4 5.5 5.5 4.8 7.0 4.8 2.2 1.7 0.7 0
5/1992 IVVM 21.2 13.0 11.8 6.9 1.2 7.9 6.7 14.1 5.3 w.ODS 1.8 10.2 0
6/1992 Election 29.7 6.5 14.0 6.3 6.5 4.6 5.9 5.9 6.0 w.ODS w.SZ 14.6 0
Source: Nesstar

Results

Party Votes % Seats
Civic Democratic PartyChristian Democratic Party 1,924,483 29.73 76
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 909,490 14.05 35
Czechoslovak Social Democracy 422,736 6.53 16
Liberal-Social Union 421,988 6.52 16
KDU-ČSL 406,341 6.28 15
SPR-RSČ 387,026 5.98 14
Civic Democratic Alliance 383,705 5.93 14
Movement for Autonomous Democracy–Party for Moravia and Silesia 380,088 5.87 14
Civic Movement 297,406 4.59 0
Pensioners for Life Security 244,319 3.77 0
Czechoslovak Businessmen's, Traders' and Farmers' Party 203,654 3.15 0
Club of Committed Non-Party Members 174,006 2.69 0
Independent Initiative 88,823 1.37 0
Friends of Beer Party 83,959 1.30 0
Movement for Social Justice 69,621 1.08 0
Democrats 92 37,839 0.58 0
Roma Civic Initiative 16,854 0.26 0
Republican Party and National Democratic Unity 11,115 0.17 0
National Socialist Party - National Social Party of Czechoslovakia 9,797 0.15 0
Invalid/blank votes 102,776
Total 6,756,026 100 200
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
ODS-KDS
29.73%
KSČM
14.05%
ČSSD
6.53%
LSU
6.52%
KDU-ČSL
6.28%
SPR-RSČ
5.98%
ODA
5.93%
HSD-SMS
5.87%
OH
4.59%
DŽJ
3.77%
SPŽR ČR
3.15%
KAN
2.69%
Others
4.91%
Parliamentary seats
ODS-KDS
38.00%
KSČM
17.50%
ČSSD
8.00%
LSU
8.00%
KDU-ČSL
7.50%
SPR-RSČ
7.00%
ODA
7.00%
HSD-SMS
7.00%

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p473
  4. ^ "Volební kampaň začala spoustou slibů". iDNES.cz. 28 February 2002. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Nejskromnější kampaň v historii. Dají se za 90 milionů vyhrát volby?". www.seznamzpravy.cz. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  6. ^ a.s., Economia, (24 May 1996). "Volební kampaň '96: kdo, jak a za kolik". Hospodářské noviny (in Czech). Retrieved 18 December 2017.
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