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Ahead after the first round of the Czech Presidential election, outgoing President Milos Zeman will however find it difficult to take the second round

Corinne Deloy
The European Elections Monitor - 16/01/2018

As forecast by all the polls, the outgoing President of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman (Citizens' Rights Party, SPOZ) came out ahead in the first round of the presidential election on 12th and 13th January. He won 38.65% of the vote and pulled ahead of Jiri Drahos (independent), former chair of the Academy of Science, who has been supported by the centrist People's Christian Democratic Party (KDU-CSL), led by Pavel Belobradek and also Mayors and Independents (STAN), a party led by Petr Gazdik, which won 26.60% of the vote. The two men will face each other in a second round on 26th and 27th January next.

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