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Czech Politics Between General and Presidential Elections: Stalemate and Chaos

Vít Dostál Vít Dostál / Ed. 17. 1. 2018
Czech Politics Between General and Presidential Elections: Stalemate and Chaos
photo JIŘÍ VÍTEK, WIKIMEDIA COMMONS (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Andrej Babiš's government failed to obtain a vote of confidence last week in the Chamber of Deputies. What is the next possible development and how can the presidential election influence the process is for Visegrad Insight discussed by Vít Dostál.

The clear winner of the Czech general elections, populist Andrej Babiš, is a lonesome man. Despite some ad hoc cooperation with extreme forces, the political class has positioned itself as a united front against him. Now, the Chamber of Deputies has voted no-confidence for his cabinet. But this wall of resistance is brittle.

The Czech Republic finds itself trapped between two elections. After the October general elections, a minority government was formed by the ANO party of populist billionaire Andrej Babiš, but failed to obtain a vote of confidence last week in the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Czech parliament.

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Originally published: Czech Politics Between General and Presidential Elections: Stalemate and Chaos

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