Due to the signing stands in Prague, the City Council must prepare a draft of amendments to the Election Act Politics News Pražská Drbna
Signature stands of the Prague political movement appeared in front of some polling stations in Prague during the elections, where members or supporters of the movement collected signatures on a petition in support of candidacy for the 2022 municipal elections. in which he claims that Prague is purposefully abusing gaps in the election law by this action and thereby disrupting the political culture and fairness of the elections and the Prague City Council approved a resolution requiring the Prague City Council to prepare a draft election law.
Petitions at polling stations
In front of some polling stations in Prague, the Prague political movement set up petition stalls. The task of the members and supporters of the movement is to collect 2,200 signatures of the citizens of Prague 1 and 100,000 signatures of the citizens of Prague in the form of a petition, so that they can run in the 2022 elections, not only for the municipality but also for city halls.
Some of its political competitors do not like Prague’s actions, or the chairman of the Jan Čižinský movement. The chairman of the ODS Prague representative club, Zdeněk Zajíček, perceives Prague’s activities during the elections as political agitation.
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 8:31 AM
In front of some polling stations in Prague, the signature stands of the Prague political movement appeared, where members or supporters of the movement collect signatures under a petition in support of the candidacy for the municipal elections of 2022. People refer to this meeting on …
“Elections are a holy democracy”
“Elections are a holy democracy. Therefore, in order to ensure that their course is not influenced by anything or anyone and that the fairness of political competitions is not disrupted, the Act on Elections to the Parliament of the Czech Republic also includes a ban on agitation in polling stations, buildings where they are normally and in their immediate vicinity. However, the current legislation contains a legislative-technical error that allows the electoral law to be abused, “ wrote the chairman of the ODS Prague representative club in reports to journalists today Zdeněk Zajíček.
The Prague ODS thinks the weekend of the Prague movement as unethical, violating the fairness of political competition and for an obvious circumvention of the meaning of the election law. “It simply came to our notice then. But where there is no appeal to decency and fairness, there must be sanctions. When Jan Čižinský swears at him about cultivating political culture and then abuses the situation and sets up stalls with his photo in front of the polling station on election day, it cannot be ignored, “ said the mayor of Prague 9 and a member of the club of representatives for the ODS Tomáš Portlík.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10:22 am
Pražská Drbna continues a series of interviews with the mayors of individual city districts. We talked with the mayor of Prague 9, Tomáš Portlík (ODS), not only about what he is most happy about during his tenure, but also about the O2 Universum or …
“Politicians need to add another burden”
At today’s meeting, the Prague City Council approved a resolution submitted by the ODS, which instructs the Prague City Council and Councilor for Legislation, Hana Kordová Marvanová, to prepare a draft amendment to the Act on Elections to the Parliament of the Czech Republic. given sanction for both natural and legal persons.
The Prague Movement sees the above-mentioned resolution as an initiative aimed at making it more difficult for civic candidates to enter the elections. “It simply came to our notice then. They say “We have made it a law for you to collect signatures, but we will now tell you that it is only possible to collect sometimes and somewhere.” We offer a comparison to a football match. As if in the beginning, a civic team that competes with wealth-funded pros got a ten-pound weight on each leg. And at half-time, when this civic team still looks dangerous thanks to its enthusiasm and energy, it will still be banned from entering the opponent’s safe territory with the ball for sure. ” offers a comparison of the Prague spokesman to himself Cecílie Antůšková.
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 8:00 AM
Pražská Drbna brings another part from a series of interviews with mayors of city districts. In the environment of the new Holešovice town hall, we talked with the mayor of Prague 7, Jan Čižinský (Prague himself), about the condition in which he took over the town hall in 2014, about …
“Democrats should support civic activities always and everywhere”
According to Portlík, this was not the first case of similar conduct on the part of the Prague movement itself. “We have experienced the same situation in the past in both presidential and senate elections. And it was not, of course, a petition, but Čižinský’s campaign for municipal elections, in which his people also slandered local democratic elected politicians. Something like that really can’t be tolerated. ” added Portlík.
“Democrats should support civic activities always and everywhere. Not just when it suits them. Otherwise, they are not very great democrats, “ the leader of the Prague movement reacts to himself Jan Čižinský.