January 27, 2018 / 1:46 PM / 7 months ago

Incumbent Zeman takes lead in Czech presidential run-off

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech President Milos Zeman led a run-off presidential election on Saturday with 57.14 percent of the vote to 42.85 percent for his opponent Jiri Drahos, results from 10 percent of voting districts showed.

Incumbent president Milos Zeman arrives to vote at a polling station during the second round of the presidential election in Prague, Czech Republic January 26, 2018. REUTERS/David W Cerny

The initial results come mostly from smaller districts where Zeman had stronger support in the first round of voting two weeks ago.

Reporting by Jan Lopatka and Jason Hovet; Editing by Mark Potter

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