Czechs abroad head to the polls

24-01-2013

Czech citizens staying in Brazil and on the west coast of the United States were the first of Czechs abroad to begin voting in the second round of the presidential elections on Thursday afternoon. The polls will open in the Czech Republic at 2pm, but on Friday. Polling stations in the country and abroad will close at 2pm on Saturday. There is still one more debate left between the two candidates Karel Schwarzenberg and Miloš Zeman, which will be broadcast live on Thursday night on Czech television, starting at 8 pm.