The ANO party has opened up an almost 10 percent point lead on the second-placed Social Democrats in the opinion polls according to the results of one survey released on Wednesday. The poll by the STEM agency gave ANO support from 27.5 percent of those questioned. The Social Democrats scored 18 percent with the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia in third place with 13.5 percent and centre-right TOP 09 in fourth with 9.8 percent. The Christian Democrats, Dawn Party, and Civic Democrats would all pass the five percent threshold to get into the lower house of parliament according to the poll carried out between May 20 and 27. The latest poll is in line with others putting ANO out in front for voter preferences.
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