Survey: Social Democrats' deputy leader Jiří Dienstbier and lower house chairwoman Miroslava Němcová best-liked politicians

According to a fresh survey by the STEM polling agency, the best-liked Czech politician is Social Democrats deputy leader Jiří Dienstbier, with 55 percent of Czechs polled naming him their favorite politician. Respondents ranked lower house chairwoman Miroslava Němcová of the Civic Democrats in second place. Among those whose ratings slipped were Communist Party chairman Vojtěch Filip and Public Affairs’ leader Radek John. Mr. John's colleague Vít Bárta, seen by many as the de facto leader of the party, has also fallen in popularity, the survey suggests.

Author: Sarah Borufka