Lawmakers on Tuesday elected Petr Fiala, the head of the Civic Democrats (the second-largest party in the lower house) as fifth and final deputy speaker of the Chamber of Deputies.
He received 116 votes of 183 MPs present.
Fiala, who failed in the vote last week, was promised backing by the head of ANO’s deputies’ club Jaroslav Faltýnek. Tomio Okamura and the Freedom and Direct Democracy Party came out against.
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