Popularity of Party Representatives

In November survey CVVM SOÚ AV ČR investigated how respondents trust to selected politicians. They were a shown a list of names of 25 top politicians- Party representatives in Chamber of Deputies. Among party representatives vice-chairman of ČSSD Bohuslav Sobotka (49%) is found most trustworthy by most of respondents. He is followed by prime minister Jiří Paroubek (48%) and ODS pOliticians - city mayor Pavel Bém a Party leader Mirek Topolánek(36% and 32 %)

More than a third of respondents expressed their trust to foreign minister Cyril Svoboda (35%).

Both Vice-chairman of Chamber of Deputies Ivan Langer and minister of Defence Karel Kűhnl enjoy confidence expressed by 28% of respondents. A quarter of respondents trust to : Vice-chairman of Chamber of Deputies Miroslava Němcová(27%), vice chair-man of ODS Petr Bendl (25%), minister of transport Šimonovský and 1. vice-chairman of KDU-ČSL Jan Kasal(both 25%).

In comparism to results of last survey (see table 1) trust in none of monitored politicians has not radically dropped. On contrary the trust in minister Bohuslav Sobotka has risen (+14% points), vice chair-man of ODS Pavel Bém (+4% points), ODS leader Tlustý (+4% points), minister C.Svoboda and minister P.Němec (both +5% points) and Petr Bendl (+4% points).

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