Whither Poland? After the 2019 parliamentary elections

November 13, 2019

A blog post authored by CPS researcher Michael Zeller has been published recently on openDemocracy about the parliamentary elections in Poland.

"The 2020 Presidential election will be the first indicator of how the Polish electorate is responding to the work of the second PiS government."

"On Sunday, 13 October, Poland went to the polls. These were the first parliamentary elections since 2015, when the Law & Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, or PiS) party was brought to power with the first single-party parliamentary majority since the transition from socialism. A frenetic socio-political environment, marked by recurrent sparks of political controversy, characterised the PiS government from 2015 to 2019. And Polish voters returned that government to power."

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