Presidential elections 2023
Retired army general, Petr Pavel, has been elected the next president of Czechia. He will be sworn in on March 9.
Mr. Pavel promised to be a president for all citizens, work for the good of the country and bring decency, respect and humility to society.
Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala welcomed the outcome of the elections as a victory of human decency, democracy and Western values.
Ex-army chief Petr Pavel and former PM Andrej Babiš will go into a second-round run-off for the post of Czech president in a fortnight’s time after a close first round.
The first round of presidential elections is taking place in Czechia this Friday and Saturday.
John F. Kotouc is descended from a family of Czech immigrants to Nebraska, he is also a member of the American Friends of the Czech Republic.
For ages it seemed the presidential elections would be a battle between Andrej Babiš and Petr Pavel. So how has Danuše Nerudová has emerged as a serious contender?
Czechs living outside their home country have until this coming Sunday, December 4, to register to vote in January’s presidential elections.
Nine people are in the running to succeed Miloš Zeman as Czech president in elections in January, after fulfilling the necessary criteria. But who are the candidates?