Greens re-elect chairman Ondřej Liška

Ondřej Liška was re-elected chairman of the Green Party at the party’s congress in Prague on Saturday. Liška, who has led the party since 2009, received 125 out of 198 votes. The 36-year-old former education minister said the party should focus on May’s European eletions, followed by local elections in October. He also suggested the Greens form a team of spokesperosns for key policy areas. The Green Party failed to reach the lower house of parliament in 2010 and 2013 but two senators were elected on the paty’s ballot in 2012.

Author: Jan Richter