Take a closer look at how Brno and South Moravia voted in the first round of the 2018 presidential election. Photo: Rama [CeCILL or CC BY-SA 2.0 fr], Wikimedia

Brno, Jan 13 (BD) – The 2018 Czech presidential election consists of a first round election Jan. 12-13 and a runoff election between the top two candidates Jan. 26-27.

The incumbent President Milos Zeman and former Science Academy chairman Jiri Drahos will take part in the runoff election in two weeks.

Results from the first round of the presidential election

Today at a press conference, Drahos thanked the voters who supported him and asked those who sought a change to take part in the runoff election.

Zeman, who avoided public debates, thanked his supporters and said he was ready to meet Drahos, his rival in the second round of the presidential election, in a TV debate before the runoff vote. “I congratulate Jiri Drahos on the nice second place,” Zeman added according to the Czech News Agency (ČTK).

Brno-město

Voter turnout: 61,19% of eligible voters

1 Miloš Zeman
31,82%
59 313 votes

2 Jiří Drahoš
29,77 %
55 492 votes

3 Pavel Fischer
13,46 %
25 084 votes

4 Michal Horáček
5 Marek Hilšer
6 Mirek Topolánek
7 Jiří Hynek
8 Petr Hannig
9 Vratislav Kulhánek

Source: Czech Statistical Office, more at Volby.cz

Brno-venkov – top three candidates

Voter turnout: 66,72% of eligible voters

1 Miloš Zeman
38,18 %
43 252 votes

2 Jiří Drahoš
26,15 %
29 625 votes

3 Pavel Fischer
12,61 %
14 285 votes

Source: Czech Statistical Office

South-Moravian Region – top three candidates

Voter turnout: 62,56% of eligible voters

1 Miloš Zeman
39,42 %
232 712 votes

2 Jiří Drahoš
25,85 %
152 645 votes

3 Pavel Fischer
12,14 %
71 657 votes

Source: Czech Statistical Office

Czech Republic – top three candidates (99,99% votes counted)

Voter turnout: 61,92% of eligible voters

Miloš Zeman
38,57 %
1 985 199 votes

Jiří Drahoš
26,6 %
1 369 171 votes

Pavel Fischer
10,23 %
526 554 votes

Source: Czech Statistical Office

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