Czech left leads vote count, new party second: partial results

October 26, 2013

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The center-left Social Democrats held onto their lead in the Czech republic's parliamentary election, partial results showed on Saturday.

The party led with 21.3 percent of the vote after 80 percent of polling stations had reported. The new centrist protest movement ANO had 18.7 percent and the Communists were third with 15.7 percent.

(Reporting by Jason Hovet; editing by Andrew Roche)