Senate election in 2020

In 2020, by-election took place in Constituency Nr. 32 - Teplice and election in one third of the constituencies.

Terms of the Senate by-election in 2020

1 st round
- Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th, 2020
(is announced by the President of the Czech Republic according to the Article 63, 1 f), Article 16 ,2 of the Constitutional Act No. 1/1993 Coll., Constitution of the Czech Republic, and according to the § 1 Article 3 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll.)
2 nd round
- Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th, 2020
(takes place on the 6th day after the 1st round according to the §76 article 1 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic)

Constituency in which by-elections to the Senate will take place in 2020.

constituency
number
capital senator in January, 2020
32 Teplice Jaroslav Kubera (to January 20th, 2020) (ODS)

Note: Click on the constituency number and you will get a summary of the constituency (in Czech only).

1st round
- Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
(is announced by the President of the Czech Republic according to the Article 63, 1 f), Article 16 ,2 and with regard to the Article 17 ,1 of the Constitutional Act No. 1/1993 Coll., Constitution of the Czech Republic, and according to the § 1 Article 3 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll.)
2st round
- Friday, October 9rd and Saturday, October 10th, 2020
(takes place on the 6th day after the 1st round according to the §76 article 1 of the Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic)

Abbreviations of political parties and movements:

ODS
Civic Democratic Party

Constituencies with election in 2020

constituency
number
capital senator before the election
3 Cheb Miroslav Nenutil (ČSSD; Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
6 Louny Zdeňka Hamousová (BEZPP, Caucus ANO)
9 Plzeň-město Lumír Aschenbrenner (ODS, Civic Democratic Party Caucus)
12 Strakonice Karel Kratochvíle (ČSSD, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
15 Pelhřimov Milan Štěch (ČSSD, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
18 Příbram Jiří Burian (ODS, Civic Democratic Party Caucus)
21 Praha 5 Václav Láska (BEZPP, Caucus for Liberal Democracy - Senator 21)
24 Praha 9 David Smoljak (BEZPP, Mayors and Independents Caucus)
27 Praha 1 Václav Hampl (BEZPP, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
30 Kladno Jiří Dienstbier (ČSSD, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
33 Děčín Zbyněk Linhart (BEZPP, Mayors and Independents Caucus)
36 Česká Lípa Jiří Vosecký (SLK, Mayors and Independents Caucus)
39 Trutnov Jan Sobotka (BEZPP, Mayors and Independents Caucus)
42 Kolín Emilie Třísková (BEZPP, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
45 Hradec Králové Jaroslav Malý (BEZPP, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
48 Rychnov nad Kněžnou Miroslav Antl (BEZPP, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
51 Žďár nad Sázavou František Bradáč (KDU-ČSL, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
54 Znojmo Pavel Štohl (BEZPP, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
57 Vyškov Ivo Bárek (ČSSD, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
60 Brno-město Zdeněk Papoušek (BEZPP, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
63 Přerov Jitka Seitlová (KDU-ČSL, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
66 Olomouc Alena Šromová (KDU-ČSL, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
69 Frýdek-Místek Jiří Carbol (KDU-ČSL, Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus)
72 Ostrava-město Peter Koliba (BEZPP, Caucus ANO)
75 Karviná Radek Sušil (ČSSD, Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus)
78 Zlín Tomáš Goláň (BEZPP, aucus for Liberal Democracy - Senator 21)
81 Uherské Hradiště Ivo Valenta (BEZPP, Civic Democratic Party Caucus)

Note: Click on the constituency number and you will get a summary of the constituency (in Czech only).

Abbreviations of political parties and movements:

ČSSD
Czech Social Democratic Party
KDU-ČSL
Christian Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People’s Party
STAN
Mayors and Independents
ODS
Civic Democratic Party
SLK
Mayors for Liberec Region
BEZPP
no party affiliation

Summary according to party affiliation (before election):

Czech Social Democratic Party Caucus10
Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People′s Party and Independents Caucus6
Mayors and Independents Caucus4
Civic Democratic Party Caucus3
Caucus for Liberal Democracy - Senator 212
Caucus ANO2
altogether27

Constitutional Act No. 1/1993 Coll., Constitution of the Czech Republic

Article 16

(2) In the Senate there shall be eighty-one Senators, who are elected to a six-year term of office. Every second year elections for one-third of the Senators shall be held.

Article 17

(1) Elections to both chambers shall be held during the period commencing thirty days prior to the expiration of each electoral term and ending on the day of its expiration.

Article 63

(1) In addition, the President of the Republic:

f) calls elections to the Assembly of Deputies and the Senate;


Act No. 247/1995 Coll., on the Election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic

§ 1 article 3

The election to the Parliament of the Czech Republic is announced by the President no later that 90 days before the election day. The decree of announcement of the election is published in the Collection of Laws. The day when the part of the Collection of Laws comprising the decree of announcement of the election is circulated is considered the day of announcement of the election.

§ 76 article 1

In case that no candidate obtains the quorum required to the election according to the § 75, the District Authority in the constituency capital arranges the 2nd round which is to take place on the 6th day after the end of voting in 1st round.

§ 80 – By-election

(1) If the mandate of a Senator is terminated during the course of his or her term of office for any reason, the President of the Czech Republic shall announce a by-election in the respective constituency where the Senator has been elected and sets the date of the election elected no later than 90 days after the Senator´s mandate has been terminated.
(2) Provisions of this Act apply to by-elections with following reservations: periods according § 1 article 3, § 14c article 1 c) and d), § 14e article 3 and § 61 article 2 e) are shortened by one third. Periods according § 14c article 1 f), § 60 article 4 and § 62 article 1 to 3 and 6 are shortened by 20 days; the period according to § 62 article 7 is shortened to 8 days.
(3) A by-election is not held during the last year of a senator’s term of office.
(4) A senator elected in by-election is elected only for the rest of the term of office of the senator whose mandate was terminated.