Jiří Dienstbier tops popularity ladder

29-09-2011

Deputy Social Democrat leader Jiří Dienstbier has climber to the top of the popularity ladder of Czech politicians, ousting his party boss Bohuslav Sobotka, who reigned unchallenged for over a year. Mr. Dienstbier got a 55 percent trust rating from the public, followed by Bohuslav Sobotka and another Social Democrat deputy chairman Michal Hašek. Miroslava Němcová, deputy chair of the Civic Democrats, placed fourth with a 47 percent trust rating. Prime Minister Petr Nečas is in tenth place with 36 percent.