October 21, 2021

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Elections in the Czech Republic: The second day of voting begins

It is estimated that turnout had reached about 20 percent by Friday morning, a level similar to that of four years ago.

Elections for the lower house of the Parliament of the Czech Republic will continue in the Czech Republic on Saturday. Polling stations opened at 8 am and will close at 2 pm. Elections began on Friday at 2 pm and the polling station closed that day at 10 pm.

On Friday, he summoned all the heads of the parliamentary parties and the President of the Republic Milos Zeman. He voted for a wheelchair at the Lány Palace from a wheelchair. Prime Minister Andrej Babis reiterated that he is running for the last time, stressing that he considers this year’s election to be the most important in the history of the Czech Republic.

It is estimated that turnout had reached about 20 percent by Friday morning, a level similar to that of four years ago. On Friday, the Czech Foreign Ministry registered a record interest in voting abroad. More than 2,400 people applied for voting cards at embassies, which is half the number recorded in the January 2018 presidential election.

More than eight million eligible voters can vote in the Czech parliamentary elections. Currently, 22 entities are applying for 200 parliamentary seats – 20 political parties and two electoral coalitions.

After the polls close on Saturday afternoon, vote counting will begin. Provisional results will be published by the Czech Statistical Office (CSO) according to how they are delivered by the individual election commissions. The relevant results will not be known until Saturday in the late afternoon or evening.

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