PM’s new job helps ruling party – poll

The fact that Prime Minister Donald Tusk was chosen European Council president will have a positive impact on the image of the Civic Platform among voters, according to the majority of respondents in a TNS Polska poll for Polish Television.

Locked content Three MPs leave their parties

Three members of the lower house of the Polish parliament have left the political parties, Polish media reported on Tuesday. Jerzy Ziętek left the ruling Civic Platform (PO) party. “I needed to leave PO in order to pursue my political plans,” Ziętek told Polish Radio. Polish Television meanwhile rep...

Locked content Major parties lose ground, PiS still ahead

Law and Justice (PiS), Poland’s conservative party is leading the polls, still ahead of Civic Platform by 10 percentage points. The latter lost ground after the tape recording scandal that brought to light party members’ candid behind-the-scenes conversations. Last week, a telephone surv...

Locked content PSL discussing snap elections?

Polish People’s Party (PSL) politicians have reportedly discussed the possibility of snap elections during the party’s meeting on Sunday, according to sources quoted by the Polish Press Agency. Such a scenario would be considered in case Prime Minister Donald Tusk becomes head of the European Counci...

Locked content Civic Platform losing support – poll

Support for the ruling Civic Platform has dropped by 5 percentage points over the last month, according to a poll carried out by TNS Polska. Only 23 percent of the respondents said they would vote for the party in parliamentary elections. A month ago the figure was 28 percent. Main opposition party ...

Locked content Coalition parties discuss further steps

“The participants have confirmed the stability of the coalition,” government spokesperson Paweł Graś told Polish Radio after a meeting between Civic Platform (PO) and Polish People’s Party (PSL) representatives on Monday evening. The meeting took two and a half hours and was focused on the planned n...