2008 Green Party (Czech Republic) leadership election

The Green Party (SZ) leadership election of 2008 was held on 9 September 2008. The incumbent leader Martin Bursík saw a competition from Dana Kuchtová. Bursík has won the election and defeated Kuchtová[1][2][3]

2008 Green Party (Czech Republic) leadership election

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  Bursík.jpg Dana Kuchtova.jpg
Candidate Martin Bursík Dana Kuchtová
Electoral vote 227 109
Percentage 65% 31%

Leader of Greens before election

Martin Bursík

Elected Leader of Greens

Martin Bursík

BackgroundEdit

Green Party became parliamentary party following 2006 legislative election. The Party then entered coalition government with the Civic Democratic Party and Christian and Democratic Union - Czechoslovak People's Party. Conflicts within the party started in 2008 with Dana Kuchtová and Olga Zubová becoming opposition to Burrsík.[4] Bursík announced in July 2008 that leadership election will be held in September 2008.[5] Kuchtová announced soon afterwards that she will run against Bursík.[6]

VotingEdit

There were 6 Candidates total. Bursík and Kuchtová were only major Candidates. 349 Delegates voted with Bursík receiving 226 votes of 349 and winning the Election.[7]

Candidate Votes
Martin Bursík 227 65.04%
Dana Kuchtová 109 31.23%
Jan Linhart 4 1.15%
Milan Přívratský 3 0.86%
Jiří Růžička 2 0.57%
Arnold Nowak 0 0%
Turnout 349

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zelené nadále povede Bursík, Kuchtová zcela vypadla z vedení strany". iDNES.cz. 6 September 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Liška, Jacques a Ander místopředsedy zelených, Kuchtová z vedení odchází". ČT24.cz. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  3. ^ Málek, Petr (7 September 2008). "Bursík povede dál Zelené, Kuchtová jde z vedení". Deník.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Boj u zelených. Kuchtová Bursíkovi: Omluvte se Zubové". Aktuálně.cz - Víte, co se právě děje (in Czech). 18 February 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Bursík prosadil mimořádný sjezd, Kuchtová nesouhlasí". iDNES.cz. 9 July 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Bursík má soupeře na sjezd. Na souboj ho vyzve Kuchtová". Aktuálně.cz - Víte, co se právě děje (in Czech). 23 July 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  7. ^ "Zelení si zvolili do čela Martina Bursíka". Aktuálně.cz - Víte, co se právě děje (in Czech). 6 September 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2020.