Locked content PiS promises more social benefits as support declines

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has announced a number of incentives during its convention over the weekend, seen by many as a move to fight the declining support. The promises include cutting the income tax for the smallest companies to 9 percent from the current 15 percent, expanding benefi...

Locked content PiS support up to 46% in April – CBOS

The ruling Law and Justice party could count on 46 percent of votes in April, up from 44 percent in March, according to a recent poll conducted by pollster CBOS. Main opposition party Civic Platform would receive 16 percent of votes, also marking a 2 percentage point increase. Democratic Left Allian...

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 unchanged. PO gains – Kantar Public poll

According to the latest poll conducted by Kantar Public, if elections took place now, 37 percent of Poles would vote for ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while 22 percent would vote for Civic Platform (PO). PiS support remained unchanged compared with last month, while PO’s support increased by 2...

Locked content PiS supports edges up, PO drops – CBOS poll

Ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party support has increased by 1 percentage points to 44 percent, according to the poll conducted by CBOS. Civic Platform (PO) was second with 14 percent support, down by 3 percentage points m/m. Kukiz ’15 and Nowoczesna were third with 6 percent, (1 pps drop and growth ...

Locked content PiS support drops – Kantar Public poll

According to the latest poll conducted by Kantar Public, if elections took place now, 37 percent of Poles would vote for ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while 20 percent would vote for Civic Platform (PO). PiS support decreased by 5 percentage points, while PO’s support increased by 6 pps. Other...

Locked content PiS support inches down, PO grows – CBOS poll

Ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party support has decreased by 1 percentage points to 43 percent, according to the poll conducted by CBOS. Civic Platform (PO) was second with 17 percent support, up by 3 percentage points m/m. Kukiz ’15 was third with 7 percent, up by 2 percentage points. Nowoczesna was...

Locked content Two PO senators join PiS

Senators Andrzej Misiołek and Leszek Piechota announced that they’re leaving the opposition Civic Platform (PO) to join the ruling Law and Justice (PiS). The reason for this decision is a statement from PO MP Borys Budka who said back in August that “the EU should give Poland an ultimatum” regarding...

Locked content PiS with record-high support – Kantar Public poll

According to the latest poll conducted by Kantar Public, if elections took place now, 50 percent of Poles would vote for ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while 17 percent would vote for Civic Platform (PO). PiS support increased by 5 percentage points, while PO’s support dropped by 6 pps. Other p...

Locked content Parliament approves judiciary overhaul

The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party passed a controversial legislation, giving the parliament control over the judiciary system. The new law, yet to be approved by Senat and President Andrzej Duda, lowers the retirement age for the Supreme Court’s judges to 65 from 70, effectively forcing the imm...