Politics / Elections

This section includes reports, analysis and opinion about elections, public participation and political parties.

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28th March 2019 / Politics / Elections


The Future of Prague Series with Pirate Party Representatives

Amcham hosted another roundtable with Prague City Hall representatives on transportation and affordable housing in Prague. Today we met the ´mayor´s men´, representatives of Pirate party Viktor Mahrik and Vít Šimral. 
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29th May 2019 / Politics / Elections


Grayling election report - European Parliament in a Czech context

21  MEPs from 7 different parties. The Czechs elected a diverse group to the European Parliament.
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16th April 2019 / Politics / Elections


US Politics Watch: Four scenarios for 2020 and beyond

The US Presidential election next year has the potential to be even more contentious and unpredictable than the last. This major report, written in conjunction with Oxford Analytica, looks at the political and economic implications of four key scenarios. We'll update the core findings every month until the vote is held.
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21st March 2019 / Politics / Elections


W.Stacey, AmCham CZ: Brexit showing how democracy works to settle sharp disputes in society

The UK Parliament voted twice to defy its government last week. First, they rejected the government’s negotiated terms for leaving the EU. Second, they voted that the UK cannot leave the EU without a negotiated agreement. Since the EU has declared they will not improve the terms rejected by the first vote, it appears that the UK can neither accept any agreement nor accept that there is no agreement. Brexit is, officially, an utter mess.
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