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Opposition party PO catching up with PiS in poll

PR dla Zagranicy
Roberto Galea 20.03.2017 14:43
The opposition Civic Platform (PO) party enjoys 27 percent support among Poles, closing its gap with the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party with 29 percent, according to a new poll.
The Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament. Photo: Flickr.com/KPRMThe Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament. Photo: Flickr.com/KPRM

The new survey by IBRiS for daily Rzeczpospolita was the first conducted following the re-election of Donald Tusk to head the European Council in early March.

Former Polish prime minister Tusk's bid for the post was strongly criticised by the Polish PiS government.

Since the previous IBRiS poll, PiS support fell by five percentage points, while support for PO rose by 10 points.

Meanwhile, the opposition Nowoczesna party enjoys the support of nine percent of those polled. (rg)

Source: IAR

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