Populist party wins Czech regional, Senate elections by large margin

The populist ANO party, to which Prime Minister Andrej Babis belongs, won by a surprising margin in regional and Senate elections held in the Czech Republic.ANO won 22 per cent of the vote and came out first in 10 of the 13 regions, the Czech statistics office announced on Saturday after almost all the votes were counted.The party was founded by Babis, a billionaire, under the slogan “deeds instead of words.” However, observers say it could be difficult for the party to find coalition partners to put forward regional presidents.The vote is seen as a key test of the country’s mood ahead of parl…

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