Saturday April 4, 2020

Polish election results contain few surprises

The results of last Sunday's parliamentary elections in Poland were broadly in line with pre-election surveys.

1st October, 2005

The results of last Sunday's parliamentary elections in Poland were broadly in line with pre-election surveys.

The outgoing leftist government saw its support fall by nearly 30 per cent from the 41 per cent of votes it gained in the 2001 general election. This is largely due to a string of scandals and failure to tackle unemployment, which at almost 18 per cent, is the highest in the EU.

Since Poland's first partially free elections in 1989 no government...

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