Locked content PiS at 36% and PO with 26% support – Kantar Public poll

According to the latest poll conducted by Kantar Public, if elections took place now, 36 percent of Poles would vote for ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while 26 percent would vote for Civic Platform (PO). PiS support grew by two percentage points compared with last month, while PO’s support wen...

Locked content Ruling PiS with close to 42% support – poll

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party could count on the support of 41.8 percent of Poles, if election to the Sejm were held in early August, according to a poll conducted by research firm Estymator for DoRzeczy.pl. This would translate into 234 seats in the Sejm and a clear majority. Civic Platfor...

Locked content PiS support down by 6 points in May

The support for ruling Law and Justice (PiS) decreased to 40 percent in May from 46 percent in April, while support for main opposition party Civic Platform (PO) increased from 16 percent to 19 percent, according to the recent poll by CBOS. Kukiz’15 also recorded a surge in support, from 5 percent i...

Locked content PiS with 31.8% support in April – poll

In April, the support for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) fell by 7.6 percentage points to 31.8 percent, while Civic Platform’s support increased by 1 pp to 23.5 percent, according to pollster IBRiS carried out for daily Rzeczpospolita. Leftist SLD party would receive 12.1 percent of votes (a 2.4 p...

Locked content MPs and Senators to receive a 20% pay cut – Kaczyński

Law and Justice (PiS) head Jarosław Kaczyński said that a draft bill has been filed with the Sejm that will cut MPs and Senators’ salaries by 20 percent, while Minister will donate the bonuses they received to charity. All financial bonuses for state-controlled companies’ board members will be elimi...

Locked content PiS proposes changes to Supreme Court bill

Law and Justice (PiS) has submitted to the Sejm a draft amendment to the Supreme Court bill that came into force that same day. According to Andrzej Matusiewicz, a PiS MP, the draft concerns the budget matters of the Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Chamber as well as the method of appointing judges. “T...

Locked content New Millward Brawn poll shows PiS support plummeting

A new survey by Kantar Millward Brown showed that the Law and Justice-led (PiS) right-wing coalition support dropped by 12 percentage points to 28 percent. Opposition Civic Platform (PO) increased by 6 percentage points to 22 percent compared with last month’s poll. Third is Kukiz’15 with 10 percent...

Locked content PiS support continuous to grow

According to the latest poll by Kantar Public, if elections took place now, 40 percent of Poles would vote for ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while 17 percent would vote for Civic Platform (PO). PiS support increased by 2 percentage points, while PO’s dropped by 1 percentage point. Other partie...

Locked content Budget protests a result of ‘infighting’ – Karczewski

The Speaker of the Polish Senate, Stanisław Karczewski, told the television station TRWAM on Thursday that opposition protests over the passing of the state budget lacked legitimacy and were the result of “fighting between who should be the leader.” Karczewski, who sides with the ruling regime, Law ...

Polish president announces a reversal on proposed media changes

Press reports early on Tuesday indicated that the proposed changes to the Media’s access to Poland’s parliament will be scrapped. “Law and Justice (PiS) has abandoned its (media) proposal which triggered the row we saw in Parliament…everything has been reset,” Duda said in an interview with Poland’s...