Exit Poll Confirms Babis' Projected Victory in Czech Legislative Elections
© AP Photo / Petr David JosekCzech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis gestures during a press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Monday, March 26, 2018. Babis said that the country is expelling three staffers from the Russian embassy as part of a coordinated European effort to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter in Britain. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
© AP Photo / Petr David Josek
PRAGUE (Sputnik) - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO party is projected to win a narrow victory over opposition rivals in the two-day legislative elections, an exit poll out Saturday showed.
The survey conducted by STEM/MARK and STEM for CNN Prima News put centrist ANO on 27.75% followed by the Together centre-right alliance at 26.44%.
The liberal Pirates and Mayors polled at 15.01% and the EU-skeptic Freedom and Direct Democracy at 10.01%.
The turnout was 64.7%. The exit poll did not count in votes from liberal-leaning Prague.