Poll: former justice minister most popular politician

According to a new poll by the STEM agency, Civic Democrat Jiří Pospíšil, the former justice minister, remains the country’s most popular politician. Forty-nine percent of those who took part in the survey expressed support for Mr Pospíšil, while the head of the opposition Social Democratic Party Bohuslav Sobotka received 47 percent and deputy leader Michal Hašek received the same. Of those who placed in the top 10, only the position of the country’s Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg worsened, dropping from an earlier 49 percent in March to 40 percent in May.

Author: Jan Velinger