Interest in Politics and Views on the Participation of Citizens in Decision-Making – February 2020

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In February 2020, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on interest of Czech citizens in politics generally, politics of the Czech Republic and European Union and worldwide politics, and also examined views on the involvement of citizens in decision-making processes.

51% of Czechs are interested in domestic politics, 42% are interested in politics generally, 38% are interested in worldwide politics, and 35% are interested in EU politics. Citizens should make decisions on important local issues. This view is supported by 75% of interviewed. On the other hand, decisions on important laws and international treaties should be made by elected politicians. This view is supported by 76% of citizens in the case of laws and 83% in the case of international treaties.

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Opinions on the Functioning of Democracy and Undemocratic Alternatives of Political System - February 2020

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Part of Public Opinion Research Centre survey in February were several questions concerning respondents' opinions on the functioning of democracy in the Czech Republic and undemocratic alternatives of political system.

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Evaluation of Andrej Babis' Cabinet - February 2020

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In February survey, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on evaluation of Andrej Babis' government.

42% of Czechs are satisfied with the person of Prime Minister, 52% are dissatisfied, 44% are satisfied with government's performance and 51% are not.
Government's program 48% of Czechs evaluate positively, 37% hold the opposite stance.

Communication with public is seen positively by 47% of Czechs, 46% evaluate it negatively.

Personal composition of Babis' government (36% satisfied / 56% dissatisfied) is area in which we found the most critical evaluation of public.

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Confidence in constitutional institutions and satisfaction with political situation in February 2020

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In February 2020 within the regular survey the Public Opinion Research Centre questioned respondents about their confidence in constitutional institutions. In this month there was a question about their trust to the Chambers of Parliament, the President, the Government, and Local and Regional Councils.

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Likely voter model in February 2020

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In a survey conducted by Public Opinion Research Centre in February 2020, we investigated how people trust to political Parties and whether they are willing to take part in elections to the Chamber of Deputies. In the press release, there are two different types of information: the likely voter model and the party preferences.

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Attitudes of Czech Public to Demonstrations organised by Million Moments for Democracy - January 2020

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In its January survey the Public Opinion Research Center included a set of questions concerning the attitudes of Czech citizens to demonstrations in general and then specifically to demonstrations organized by the Million Moments for Democracy.

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Citizens on Constitutional Competencies of a President - January 2020

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January survey made an inquiry into attitudes of citizens towards constitutional competencies of a president. Questions in the survey concerned the range of presidential competencies in general and also with regard to several particular competencies such as granting of amnesty or stopping a lawsuit, dismissing the Chamber of Deputies and refusing the law passed by the parliament.

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Attitudes of Citizens to the Presidential Office – January 2020

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January survey of CVVM asked questions regarding the attitudes towards the office of president of the Czech Republic. Questions focused on the mechanism of presidential election, president's relation to the government and government appointment, on the position of president in the foreign policy and on the problems president should pay attention in his or her office.

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Public Opinion on Performance of President Miloš Zeman - January 2020

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In its regular survey in January 2020 the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on questions about the Miloš Zeman's presidency. Most Czechs think that president Zeman is in contact with people and knows their problems (59%) and fulfills his constitutional functions (55%).

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Popularity of Party Representatives - January 2020

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In January 2020 the Public Opinion Research Centre of the Institute of Sociology the Czech Academy of Sciences investigated whether respondents trust to selected politicians. They were given a list with 20 names of top politicians who represent political parties present in the Chamber of Deputies.

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