Published at: 2019-02-08 11:38 | Author: Robert McLean
Local elections turned out badly for the ruling party's PM Andrej Babiš as his ANOparty got shut out of power in Prague
The disappointing results of the center left Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) and the Communist Party (KSCM) in the local and partial Senate elections (where 27 out of a total 81 seats were up for grabs) on 5/6 and 12/13 October may negatively influence government effectiveness and stability. The cabinet led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis (Action of Dissatisfied Citizens, ANO) will be in the minority in the Senate, which will likely slow down the legislative process. Moreover, potential pe...

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