Communists win Czech local elections

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Series Details 15.10.12
Publication Date 15/10/2012
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Report of local elections in the Czech Republic held on the 13 October 2012. Czech voters repudiated their centre-right government’s austerity policies and various corruption scandals, handing the left, including a resurgent Communist party, a striking victory in the local elections that threatened the coalition government and administration of Petr Necas, Prime Minister.

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