2019 European Parliament election in the Czech Republic

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Reports, analyses and information on the electoral campaign and the aftermath of the European Parliament election held in the Czech Republic on 24 and 25 May 2019.

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The ruling centrist party ANO became the strongest force in the election with 21,18%. The second biggest delegation from the country was a right-wing formation, the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), which doubled its results compared to the 2014 election to 14, 54%. Third came the anti-establishment, anti-corruption Czech Pirate party (13,95%), tied with the conservative STAN TOP coalition (11,65%). Right-wing SPD gained 9, 14% of the votes.

Most topics that were discussed during the electoral campaign were perceived from a national perspective.

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Commentary and Analysis
Wikipedia: 2019 European Parliament election in the Czech Republic https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_European_Parliament_election_in_the_Czech_Republic
EurActiv, 02/05/2019: EU country briefing: Czech Republic https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-elections-2019/news/eu-country-briefing-czech-republic/
Politico, 02/05/2019: Czech Republic at heart of fight for Europe https://www.politico.eu/article/tomio-okamura-czechs-host-a-skirmish-in-the-battle-for-europe/

Radio Praha News, 24/05/2019: Czechs start voting in European Parliament elections https://www.radio.cz/en/section/curraffrs/czechs-start-voting-in-european-parliament-elections
Forbes, 27/05/2019: EU Elections: Key Takeaways from Central Europe https://www.forbes.com/sites/frantisekmarkovic/2019/05/27/eu-elections-key-takeaways-from-central-europe/#731b5b52764c
Euronews, 28/05/2019: EU elections 2019: Country-by-country full results https://www.euronews.com/2019/05/25/eu-elections-2019-country-by-country-guide-on-what-to-look-out-for

European Elections.eu: How to Vote in the Czech Republic https://www.european-elections.eu/how-to-vote/czech-republic
Election Results.eu: National Results Czechia https://election-results.eu/national-results/czechia/2019-2024/

ESO Records
European Parliament elections, 23-26 May 2019 https://www.europeansources.info/record/european-parliament-elections-23-26-may-2019/
Political campaign ahead of 2019 European Parliament elections https://www.europeansources.info/record/political-campaign-ahead-of-2019-european-parliament-elections/

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