Q&A: Czech parliamentary election

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image captionThe election was precipitated by a corruption scandal that toppled the government of Petr Necas

Voters in the Czech Republic go to the polls on Friday to decide who will take over from the caretaker government appointed by President Milos Zeman this summer.

Parliamentary elections were not due until next year, but were brought forward following the collapse of the previous elected government in June and the failure of the "government of experts" appointed by Mr Zeman to win a confidence vote in parliament.

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