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Sobotka defends Social Democrat head's post with 67%

March 20, 2017


Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka was re-elected chairman of the Social Democratic Party at the party's congress winning 67% of the vote on Friday, according to the official election results. Sobotka was supported by 460 congress delegates, while 201 voted against him in a secret ballot and 26 ballot papers were invalid. Sobotka has been heading the ČSSD since 2011.

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