• The Latest: Czech president willing to debate challenger

    6 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    PRAGUE - The Latest on the Czech Republic's presidential election : 4:50 p.m. Czech President Milos Zeman says he is ready to debate challenger Jiri Drahos before the second round of the country's presidential election in two weeks. Zeman didn't take part in any public debates ahead of the first round vote he won on Saturday but without the majority he would have needed to avoid a runoff.
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  • Czech president will face runoff election with strong lead

    6 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    PRAGUE - Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of voting on Saturday and will face a runoff election in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences. Zeman and Jiri Drahos advanced to the second round of the presidential election because none of the nine candidates seeking the largely ceremonial post received a majority of first-round votes.
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  • Czech President Milos Zeman fails to win majority in first round of voting, will face challenger in runoff

    6 monthes ago - By News OK

    PRAGUE - Czech President Milos Zeman fails to win majority in first round of voting, will face challenger in runoff.
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  • The Latest: Czech president to face runoff election

    The Latest: Czech president to face runoff election

    6 monthes ago - By News OK

    PRAGUE - The Latest on the Czech Republic's presidential election :
    3:50 p.m.
    Czech President Milos Zeman has failed to win re-election during the first round of voting and will face a runoff election in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences.
    Zeman and Jiri Drahos advanced to the second round of the voting for the largely ceremonial post because none of the nine presidential candidates in the running achieved a majority.
    With ballots from almost all polling stations counted by the Czech Statistics Office on Saturday, Zeman had a big lead with 40 percent of...
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