Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic

Freeholder Party of
the Czech Republic
Strana soukromníků České republiky
Abbreviation SsČR, Soukromníci, S
Leader Petr Bajer
Founded 2008
Ideology Conservatism[1]
Political position Centre-right
National affiliation TrikolóraSvobodní–Soukromníci
Colours Yellow
Chamber of Deputies
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European Parliament
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Regional councils
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Local councils
14 / 62,178

Freeholder Party of the Czech Republic (Czech: Strana soukromníků České republiky, SsČR) is a centre-right conservative political party in the Czech Republic. The party considers itself to be a successor to Czechoslovak Traders' Party.[2] The party has one Senator.


SsČR was established in 2008. The party received 4 544 votes (0.19%) in 2009 European Parliament election and thus won no seat. The party didn't take part in 2010 election and supported Civic Democratic Party instead.[3] SsČR took part in 2012 regional elections received 1 seat in Liberec Region. Another member was elected as candidate of Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party. SsČR received 13 041 votes (0.26%) and no seat in 2013 Czech legislative election.

Billionaire Ivo Valenta was elected to Senate in 2014 as candidate of SsČR. Valenta became a sponsor of the party since then and negotiated an agreement between SsČR and Party of Free Citizens to participate in joint list for 2016 regional elections.[4][5][6] The coalition received 2% nationwide but succeeded in Zlín region.[7]

On 21 February 2017 Freeholder Party agreed to participate in 2017 Czech legislative election together with Civic Democratic Party.[8] The coalition received 11% of votes and came second but Freeholders didn't receive any seats.[9]

Election results

Chamber of Deputies

Year Leader Vote Vote % Seats +/- Place Notes Position
2013 Rostislav Senjuk 13,041 0.26
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16th extra-parliamentary
2017 Petr Fiala (ODS) 11.3
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2nd Part of the ODS list

European Parliament

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