ElectionGudie

Oct. 8, 2021 Confirmed

5,411,884
Voted
Czechia

Czech Republic

Election for Poslanecká Sněmovna (Czech Chamber of Deputies)

Results

65%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:5,411,884
Valid Votes:5,375,090
Invalid Votes:36,794

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

SPOLU 71 - 1,493,701

27.79%

ANO 2011 72 - 1,458,151

27.13%

Pirates and Mayors 37 - 839,448

15.61%

Freedom and Direct Democracy 20 - 513,900

9.56%

More Info:

At Stake in this Election:         

  • All 200 seats in the Chamber of Deputies (lower house of Parliament) 

 

Government Structure [1]:  

  • Chief of State: President Milos ZEMAN (since March 8th, 2013) 

  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Andrej BABIS (since December 13th, 2017) 

  • Assembly: Bicameral Parliament consisting of the 81-seat Senate (Senat) that serves 6-year terms and the 200-seat Chamber of Deputies (Poslanecka Snemovna) that serves 4-year terms.  

 

Electoral System [2]: 

  • The Czech Republic is a Parliamentary Republic.  

  • The 200 members of the Chamber of Deputies (Poslanecká Sněmovna) are directly elected in 14 multi-seat constituencies by a proportional representation vote with a 5% threshold required to fill a seat. Members serve 4-year terms. 

 

Last Election:  

  • The last election for the Czech Chamber of Deputies (Poslanecka Snemovna) was held October 20th, 2017. There were 5,091,065 votes cast and there was a 60% voter turnout rate. ANO 2011 won the most seats with 78 (29.64%). [3] 

  

Main Parties in this Election:   

  • SPOLU  

  • Leader: Petr FIALA  

  • Seats won in last election: N/A* 

  • ANO 2011  

  • Leader: Andrej BABIŠ 

  • Seats won in last election: 78 

  • Pirates and Mayors / (Piráti a Starostové) 

  • Leader: Ivan BARTOŠ 

  • Seats won in last election: 28** 

  • Freedom and Direct Democracy / (Svoboda a přímá demokracie) 

  • Leader: Tomio OKAMURA 

  • Seats won in last election: 22 

  • Czech Social Democratic Party / (Česká strana sociálně demokratická) 

  • Leader: Michal ŠMARDA 

  • Seats won in last election: 15  

  • Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia  

  • Leader: Kateřina KONEČNÁ 

  • Seats won in last election: 15 

 

*SPOLU is an alliance formed for the 2021 legislative election composed of the Civic Democratic Party, KDU-CSL and TOP 09. 

**Pirates and Mayors is a political alliance formed for the 2021 election composed of the Czech Pirate Party and Mayors and Independents.  

 

Population and Registered Voters:  

  • Population: 10,702,596 (July 2021 est.) [4] 

  • Registered Voters: 8,275,752 (2021 est.) [5] 

 

Gender Data:  

  • Female Population: N/A 

  • Is the Czech Republic a signatory to CEDAW: No 

  • Has the Czech Republic ratified CEDAW: Yes (succession date February 22nd, 1993) [6] 

  • Gender Quota: No legislated or voluntary party quotas [7] 

  • Female Leaders in this election: Unknown 

  • Number of Female Legislators: 50 out of 200 [8] 

  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: Rank 27 at 0.900 (2020 est.) [9] 

  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very low, 20% (2019 est.) [10] 

 

Disability Data:  

  • Is the Czech Republic a signatory to CRPD?: Yes (March 30th, 2007) 

  • Has the Czech Republic ratified CRPD?: Yes (September 28th, 2009) [11] 

  • Population with a disability: 1,596,725 (2021 est.) [12]