Poll: Civic Democratic Party continues steady decline
The centre-right Civic Democratic Party has continued its steady decline in opinion polls falling to its biggest its lowest level of popularity since the fall of the Václav Klaus government in 1997, a new survey by the ppm factum agency suggests. According to the survey, the Civic Democrats would clinch only 13.3 percent of the vote if the national election were held today. The opposition Social Democrats would come in first with 25.9 percent, followed by TOP 09 with 16.5 and the Communist Party with 13.6. The Christian Democrats would also pass the five percent threshold to make it into the Chamber of Deputies, as would the Citizens’ Rights Party- Zemanites. The Social Democrats together with the Communist would, however, no longer enjoy a majority in the 200-member lower house, the poll suggests.