28th January 2013

Politics: 2013 Presidential Elections: Notes and Numbers

After first direct presidential elections in January 2013 Amcham published statistics about the vote. Zeman won the battle for new supporters in the second round by 430,000 votes (59% of the new support received by both candidates). He polled well in Moravia (2 out of every 5 Zeman supporters were Moravian- Moravia represented 35% of the total voters in the second round).Schwarzenberg won the battle for city districts (58% to 42% for Zeman), especially Prague. One out of every four votes for Schwarzen­berg came from a city district. Prague represented 17% of his total vote.

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic