Senate election in 2016

Terms of the Senate election in 2016

1 st round
- Friday, October 7th and Saturday, 8th, 2016
(is announced by the President of the Czech Republic according to the Article 63, 1 f), Article 16 ,2 and with regard to the Article 17 ,1 of the Constitutional Act No. 1/1993 Coll., Constitution of the Czech Republic, and according to the § 1 Article 3 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll.)
2 nd round
- Friday, October 14th and Saturday, 15th, 2016
(takes place on the 6th 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 2016

constituency
number
capital senator before the election senator elected in 2016 election
1 Karlovy Vary Jan Horník (STAN) Jan Horník (STAN)
4 Most Alena Dernerová (BEZPP) The Supreme Administrative Court has declared the election void; there will be a new election.
7 Plzeň-jih Dagmar Terelmešová (ČSSD) Václav Chaloupek (OPAT)
10 Český Krumlov Tomáš Jirsa (ODS) Tomáš Jirsa (ODS)
13 Tábor Pavel Eybert (ODS) Jaroslav Větrovský (BEZPP)
16 Beroun Jiří Oberfalzer (ODS) Jiří Oberfalzer (ODS)
19 Praha 11 Milan Pešák (ODS) Ladislav Kos (HPP 11)
22 Praha 10 Ivana Cabrnochová (SZ) Renata Chmelová (BEZPP)
25 Praha 6 Petr Bratský (ODS) Jiří Růžička (BEZPP)
28 Mělník Veronika Vrecionová (ODS) Petr Holeček (BEZPP)
31 Ústí n. Labem Jaroslav Doubrava (S.cz) Jaroslav Doubrava (S.cz)
34 Liberec Přemysl Sobotka (ODS) Michael Canov (SLK)
37 Jičín Josef Táborský (ČSSD) Tomáš Czernin (TOP 09)
40 Kutná Hora Jaromír Strnad (ČSSD) Jaromír Strnad (ČSSD)
43 Pardubice Miluše Horská (BEZPP) Miluše Horská (BEZPP)
46 Ústí n. Orlicí Petr Šilar (KDU-ČSL) Petr Šilar (KDU-ČSL)
49 Blansko Jozef Regec (ČSSD) Jaromíra Vítková (KDU-ČSL)
52 Jihlava Miloš Vystrčil (ODS) Miloš Vystrčil (ODS)
55 Brno-venkov Jan Žaloudík (BEZPP) Jan Žaloudík (BEZPP)
58 Brno-město Stanislav Juránek (KDU-ČSL) Jiří Dušek (BEZPP)
61 Olomouc Martin Tesařík (ČSSD) Lumír Kantor (BEZPP)
64 Bruntál Jaroslav Palas (ČSSD) Ladislav Václavec (BEZPP)
67 Nový Jičín Zdeněk Besta (ČSSD) Petr Orel (SZ)
70 Ostrava-město Antonín Maštalíř (ČSSD) Zdeněk Nytra (BEZPP)
73 Frýdek-Místek Petr Gawlas (ČSSD) Jiří Cieńciała (BEZPP)
76 Kroměříž Miloš Malý (ČSSD) Šárka Jelínková (KDU-ČSL)
79 Hodonín Zdeněk Škromach (ČSSD) Anna Hubáčková (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
    HPP 11
    Movement for Prague 11
    KDU-ČSL
    Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party
    ODS
    Civic Democratic Party
    OPAT
    Občané patrioti
    S.cz
    Severočeši.cz
    SLK
    Mayors for Liberec Region
    STAN
    Mayors and Independents
    SZ
    Green Party
    TOP 09
    TOP 09
    BEZPP
    no party affiliation

Summary according to party affiliation (before election):

Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus10
Civic Democratic Party Caucus8
Christian-Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party and Independents Caucus3
Caucus Party of Citizens' Rights + Communist Party + Northern Bohemians3
Mayors and Independents Caucus1
Caucus ANO + Northern Bohemians1
Independent senators1
altogether27

List of candidates (on CZSO’s Election Server)


Constitutional Act No. 1/1993 Coll., Constitution of the Czech Republic

Article 16

(2) In the Senate there shall be eighty-one Senators, who are elected to a six-year term of office. Every second year elections for one-third of the Senators shall be held.

Article 17

(1) Elections to both chambers shall be held during the period commencing thirty days prior to the expiration of each electoral term and ending on the day of its expiration.

Article 63

(1) In addition, the President of the Republic:

f) calls elections to the Assembly of Deputies and the Senate;


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 6th day after the end of voting in 1st round.