Locked content Petru leaves Nowoczesna

Ryszard Petru, founder and former leader of political party Nowoczesna Ryszarda Petru, has decided to leave the grouping. “Nowoczesna is my child, but it is flowing its own path now,” he stated last Friday. “I have made a difficult decision to leave Nowoczesna effective today. I do it with sadness a...

Locked content Nowoczesna with new leader

Opposition party Nowoczesna elected Katarzyna Lubnauer as its new leader. She defeated incumbent Ryszard Petru by 9 votes. After her win, she said, that she won’t marginalize Petru, who is the party’s founder, and he will play an important role in Nowoczensa’s future. She added, however, that Nowocz...

Locked content Petru resigns as the Nowoczesna parliamentary club chief

The leader of the opposition party Nowoczesna, Ryszard Petru has stepped down from the post of the head of the grouping’s parliamentary caucus. The club will be headed by the party’s spokeswoman Katarzyna Lubnauer. “Today, at my request, the Nowoczesna club decided to split the function ...

Four Nowoczesna MPs joins PO

Marta Golbik, Joanna Augustynowska, Michał Stasiński and Grzegorz Furgo announced that they are leaving Nowoczesna grouping and joining Civic Platform (PO). “Arguments about strategies etc, are a normal thing in every political party. The moment comes however, when you can’t be responsible and...

Locked content Nowoczesna suspends 3 MPs linked with the move to PO

Three Nowoczesna MPs, Joanna Augustynowska, Marta Golbik i Grzegorz Furgo have been suspended by the grouping, following reports in various media that they will leave the party and join Civic Platform (PO). “The situation required our reaction. We’ve decided the MPs to declare whether theyR...

Locked content PiS supports down, PO up, according to the latest poll

Ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party support has shrunk by 3 percentage points to 33 percent, according to the poll conducted by Kantar TNS. Civic Platform (PO) was second with 22 percent support, up by 3 percent m/m. Nowoczesna and Kukiz’15 were third with 8 percent support. The remaining parti...

Locked content Support for PiS up to 37%, Nowoczesna losing ground

In a report released on Monday, the Polish news agency PAP announced that support for the ruling PiS party had risen by one percentage point to 37 percent since December of last year. Civic Platform (PO), the opposition party, remains some way behind the leading party with 16 percent of support. The...

Locked content PKW rejects financial reports of two political parties

The National Electoral Commission (PKW) has rejected the financial reports of the Nowoczesna and Razem parties for 2015, according to decisions posted today on the commission’s website. The parties have the right to appeal the rejection decision to the Supreme Court within seven days. If a par...

Locked content TNS poll: PiS leading with 36% support in September

According to the latest poll conducted by TNS, the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party still can count on 36 percent of the possible ballot, which reflects the same number as in August poll. As much as 17 percent of Poles are willing to vote for the Civic Platform (PO) (1 percent fall), while newcome...

Locked content CBOS poll: PiS losing support; PO and Nowoczesna on rise

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party lost 5 percent of support in September, while opposition political parties garnered more votes, the latest poll by CBOS shows. As much as 36 percent of Poles are willing to vote for PiS, in comparison with 41 percent in the previous poll. Civic Platform (PO) ca...