Three aspirants to post of president file appeals before Wednesday deadline

Three aspirants to the post of president who the Interior Ministry has barred from standing because the petitions they filed did not contain enough valid signatures – Tomio Okamura, Vladimír Dlouhý and Jana Bobošíková – have appealed to the Supreme Administrative Court. Wednesday afternoon was the deadline for such submissions. There have been disagreements over the kind of sample method used by the Interior Ministry to calculate the number of invalid signatures.

Author: Ian Willoughby