New PPM Factum poll shows gap between top two parties narrowing

According to the latest poll by the PPM Factum agency, the Social Democrats are still leading among the parties running in the general elections in two weeks, but the gap between them and the second strongest Communist party has narrowed to around 5 percentage points. The poll has Social Democrats at 22.8 percent in October, the Communist Party at 17.1 and in the right-of-center TOP 09 party in third place with 13.2 percent, though the newcomer ANO 2011 is trailing them closely with 12.1 percent. The latest poll, which was carried out between September 30 and October 10, shows that the Citizens’ Rights Party – Zemanites may not get enough votes to get into parliament.

Author: Masha Volynsky