Locked content PiS economic plan in a nutshell

A speech by the party’s candidate for the office of Prime Minister, Beata Szydło, was the climax of Law and Justice (PiS) three-day long congress. The contender outlined her party’s economic plan, which the party will implement if it wins the 2015 parliamentary election. Szydło referred ...

Locked content Elżbieta Witek replaces Mastalerek in PiS post

Jarosław Kaczyński announced on Monday that Elżbieta Witek, a former high school principal and current Sejm representative will be the new PiS head spokesperson. At 57 years old, Witek will be the oldest spokesperson in the party’s history, as well as the first woman to fill the position. “She...

Poll: PiS and right-wing parties with absolute majority

The common election list including Law and Justice and candidates from right-wing parties, such as Poland Together and Solidarna Polska candidates would win this fall’s election with 38 percent support, the recent public poll by TNS Polska showed. Only three political grouping would make it to...

Locked content Karczewski to lead Szydło’s campaign

The vice marshal of the Senate, Stanisław Karczewski will be the chief of staff for PiS’ parliamentary campaign, based on information gathered by PAP from sources close to PiS leadership. According to these sources, the main leadership will be compromised of individuals who worked on Andrzej Duda’s ...

Locked content New poll: PiS has a big lead ahead of PO

If the parliamentary elections were to be held in June, PiS would gain the most votes, according to a new poll conducted by TNS Polska.  PiS, Solidarana Polska, and Polska Razem, were chosen by 34 percent. Twenty percent chose PO, and 17 percent Paweł Kukiz’s party. SLD got 4 percent, KORWiN 2 perce...

Locked content PiS rumored to announce Szydlo as PM candidate

According to Nasz Dziennik, the Law and Justice Party (PiS) will announce Beata Szydło as a candidate for Prime Minister this Saturday. In a piece published in Wednesday’s edition, Nasz Dziennik  claims that party leader Jarosław Kaczyński believes PiS will win the parliamentary election in the fall...

Former head of anti-corruption office sentenced to jail

The district court in Warsaw has ruled that Mariusz Kamiński, former head of anti-corruption watchdog CBA, is guilty of abuse of his powers while running the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau. The court sentenced Kamiński to three years in prison, he has also been barred from holding any public office ...

Locked content Poll: PO slightly ahead of PiS, 4 groupings in parliament

As much as 36 percent of Poles would vote for Civic Platform (PO) in the upcoming parliamentary elections, 2 percent less would choose Law and Justice (PiS), according to a recent survey by TNS Polska. PSL would have 6 percent of the support, SLD – 5 percent. Only the four mentioned groupings ...

Locked content Poll: PO ahead of PiS

Poland’s ruling party Civic Platform (PO) is a ahead of the main opposition grouping, Law and Justice (PiS), according to a survey conducted by Estymator for Newsweek Polska. As much as 39 percent of the respondents would vote for the ruling PO and 32 percent for PiS in its coalition with othe...

Locked content Poll: PiS behind PO

Poland’s ruling party Civic Platform (PO) is a neck ahead of the main opposition grouping, Law and Justice (PiS), according to a survey conducted by CBOS. As much as 25 percent of the respondents would vote for the ruling PO and just one percent less for PiS in its coalition with other right-w...