Election turnout largest since 1998

This week’s election into the Chamber of Deputies saw more than 5.4 million citizens (65.43 percent) turn up to polling stations. In comparative terms, this was the largest election turnout since 1998, when 73.9 percent of voters turned up at polling stations.

The highest turnout was registered in Prague, where 70.15 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot and in the Vysočina Region (68.93 percent). Meanwhile, less than 60 percent of voters chose to take part in the election in the Karlovy Vary and Ústí nad Labem regions.

The preceding 2017 election into the Chamber of Deputies registered a turnout of 60.84 percent.

Author: Tom McEnchroe