Presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Milos Zeman walks to cast his vote during the second round of the first ever direct Czech presidential election in Prague January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Petr Josek
Leftist ex-PM Zeman wins Czech presidential poll: partial results
Posted : Saturday, 26 January 2013 09:49AM
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Leftist former prime minister Milos Zeman won the Czech Republic's first direct presidential election, partial results showed on Saturday.
Zeman, 68, was leading by 55.8 to 44.2 percent over Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, a prince from a centuries-old aristocratic family, results from 93.75 percent of voting districts showed.
(Reporting by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
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