Czech President Faces a Runoff After First Round of Voting
President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election in the country’s first round and will face a runoff against Jiri Drahos, a former president of the Czech Republic’s Academy of Sciences.
PRAGUE — President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic failed to win re-election in the first round of a presidential vote on Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former president of the country’s Academy of Sciences.Mr. Zeman and the runner-up in the first round, Jiri Drahos, advanced to a second round of voting because none of the nine candidates seeking the country’s largely ceremonial presidency received a majority of votes in the initial round, held on Friday and Saturd...
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