ANO has strengthened its lead in public support according to a separate poll released by the TNS AISA agency. Support for the party led by Andrej Babiš has climbed to 28.5 percent compared with the 18.5 percent of voting intention for the Social Democrats of prime minister Bohulsav Sobotka. The communists were placed third at 11.5 percent of support, TOP 09 fourth at 9.5 percent with the Christian Democrats, Dawn party, and Civic Democrats all passing the 5.0 threshold to enter parliament with 7.0 percent, 6.5 percent, and 6.0 percent of voting intentions respectively. ANO came a surprise second in October 2013’s general elections with 18.7 percent of the vote.
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