Senate election in 2012

Terms of the Senate election in 2012

1 st round
- Friday, October 12th and Saturday, 13th, 2012
(is announced by the President of the Czech Republic according to the §1 article 3 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic, and will take place at the same time as the elections to regional authorities)
2 nd round
- Friday, October 19th and Saturday, 20th, 2012
(takes place on the 7th day after the 1st round according to the §76 article 1 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic)

Constituencies with election in 2012

constituency
number
capital senator before the election senator elected in 2012 election
2 Sokolov Pavel Čáslava (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Zdeněk Berka (ČSSD)
5 Chomutov Václav Homolka (KSČM; independent senator) Václav Homolka (KSČM)
8 Rokycany Luděk Sefzig (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Milada Emmerová (ČSSD)
11 Domažlice Jiřina Rippelová (unknown; independent senator) Jan Látka (ČSSD)
14 České Budějovice Jiří Pospíšil (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Jiří Šesták (HOPB)
17 Praha 12 Tomáš Grulich (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Tomáš Grulich (ODS)
20 Praha 4 Tomáš Töpfer (BEZPP; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Eva Syková (BEZPP)
23 Praha 8 Alena Palečková (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Daniela Filipiová (ODS)
26 Praha 2 Daniela Filipiová (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Libor Michálek (BEZPP)
29 Litoměřice Alexandr Vondra (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Hassan Mezian (ČSSD)
32 Teplice Jaroslav Kubera (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Jaroslav Kubera (ODS)
35 Jablonec nad Nisou Soňa Paukrtová (BEZPP; TOP 09 and Mayors Caucus) Jaroslav Zeman (ODS)
38 Mladá Boleslav Jaromír Jermář (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus) Jaromír Jermář (ČSSD)
41 Benešov Karel Šebek (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Luděk Jeništa (BEZPP)
44 Chrudim Petr Pithart (KDU-ČSL; Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party Caucus) Jan Veleba (BEZPP)
47 Náchod Petr Pakosta (BEZPP; independent senator) Lubomír Franc (ČSSD)
50 Svitavy Václav Koukal (BEZPP; Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party Caucus) Radko Martínek (ČSSD)
53 Třebíč Vítězslav Jonáš (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) František Bublan (BEZPP)
56 Břeclav Jan Hajda (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus) Jan Hajda (ČSSD)
59 Brno-město Richard Svoboda (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Eliška Wagnerová (BEZPP)
62 Prostějov Božena Sekaninová (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus) Božena Sekaninová (ČSSD)
65 Šumperk Adolf Jílek (TOP 09; TOP 09 and Mayors Caucus) Zdeněk Brož (BEZPP)
68 Opava Václav Vlček (ODS; Civic Democratic Party Caucus) Vladimír Plaček (ČSSD)
71 Ostrava-město Otakar Veřovský (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus) Leopold Sulovský (BEZPP)
74 Karviná Petr Vícha (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus) Petr Vícha (ČSSD)
77 Vsetín Jiří Čunek (KDU-ČSL; Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party Caucus) Jiří Čunek (KDU-ČSL)
80 Zlín Jana Juřenčáková (STAN; TOP 09 and Mayors Caucus) Tomio Okamura (BEZPP)

Note: Click on the constituency number and you will get a summary of the constituency (in Czech only).

Abbreviations of political parties and movements:

ČSSD
Czech Social Democratic Party
KDU-ČSL
Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party
KSČM
Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia
ODS
Civic Democratic Party
STAN
Mayors and Independents
TOP 09
TOP 09 and Mayors Party
HOPB
Občané pro Budějovice
BEZPP
no party affiliation

Summary according to party affiliation (before election):

Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus5
Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party Caucus3
Civic Democratic Party Caucus13
TOP 09 and Mayors Caucus3
Independent senators3
altogether27

List of candidates to 1/3 of the Senate (on CZSO’s Election Server)


Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic

§ 1 article 3

The election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic is announced by the President no later that 90 days before the election day. The decree of announcement of the election is published in the Collection of Laws. The day when the part of the Collection of Laws comprising the decree of announcement of the election is circulated is considered the day of announcement of the election.

§ 76 article 1

In case that no candidate obtains the quorum required to the election according to the § 75, the District Authority in the constituency capital arranges the 2nd round which is to take place on the 7th day after the end of voting in 1st round.