Czechia‘s municipal and Senate elections kick-off this Friday

Friday marks the start of the 2022 local municipal and Senate elections in Czechia. Voting booths open at 2pm on Friday and will close at 10pm before reopening on Saturday from 8am to 2pm. Voters are reminded to bring identification with them in order to be able to cast their ballot.

A total of 178 candidates are competing for 27 seats in the Senate. Meanwhile, 195,214 people are running in the local municipal elections. In both cases the candidate pool is lower in number than in the previous elections.