PiS leads in regional elections

According to an exit poll by Ipsos, main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS) secured 31.5 percent of the votes in elections to voivodship councils, which took place in Poland on Sunday.

Locked content Support for ruling party rises

In a September poll carried out by CBOS, 38 percent of the respondents were willing to vote for the ruling Civic Platform, according to data quoted by the Polish Press Agency. The party gained 12 percentage points since the previous month. Support for main opposition party Law and Justice with Polan...

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 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 Right-wing parties join forces

Main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS) and two other right-wing groupings, Solidarna Polska and Poland Together, signed a cooperation agreement on Saturday, following weeks of negotiation. Party leaders, Jarosław Kaczyński, Zbigniew Ziobro and Jarosław Gowin, appeared together at a gathering or...

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 Ziobro offers to quit politics

Zbigniew Ziobro, leader of the Solidarna Polska party, told TVP Info on Monday that he was ready to quit politics if this was necessary for the sake of uniting Poland’s political right wing. “If I am an obstacle for [Law and Justice leader] Jarosław Kaczyński, it’s hard luck,” Ziobro said. “It’s onl...

Locked content Gowin and Ziobro join forces, Kaczyński calls for unity

Politicians Jarosław Gowin and Zbigniew Ziobro, leaders of the Poland Together and Solidarna Polska parties, have announced the launch of their mutual parliamentary caucus, Sprawiedliwa Polska (“Fair Poland”). The caucus will include at least 15 Mps, they said on Friday. Gowin will be the head of th...
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Sejm against dismissing interior minister

Poland’s lower house of parliament rejected the second no confidence motion filed by opposition party Law and Justice, this time against Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz. The minister got 235 votes in support, while 213 MPs voted in favor of the motion.

Government survives no confidence vote

Poland’s lower house of parliament rejected a no confidence motion against the government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk during a vote on Friday. Only 155 MPs supported the motion filed by Law and Justice (PiS), while 236 were against it and 60 abstained from the vote.