According to the election results held in Poland, while the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) lost its parliamentary majority, former Prime Minister Donald Tusk, leader of the main opposition bloc Civil Coalition, said in his statement: “I ask our President to make strong and fast decisions. The democratic parties that won the election are in constant contact and is ready to assume the responsibility of governing the country at any time.” he said.
Former Prime Minister Tusk evaluated the election results in his live broadcast from his X social media account.
Tusk thanked those who took part during the election and stated that democracy won.
Stating that he received congratulatory phone calls and e-mails from all over the world, Tusk said, “I make a passionate call to our President. People are waiting for the first decisions that will follow this election. I ask our President to make strong and fast decisions. The democratic parties that won the election are in constant contact and at any time.” Mr. President, he is ready to take on the responsibility of governing the country, the people are waiting.” he said.
Vote counting completed
The Polish National Election Commission completed the vote count at 09.45 today. Accordingly, the Law and Justice Party (PiS) finished the elections first with 35.38 percent of the votes.
In the election, PIS was followed by the Civil Coalition, the main opposition bloc led by Tusk, with 30.70 percent, and the Third Way alliance with 14.4 percent. The New Left Party received 8.61 percent of the votes and the far-right Confederation Party received 7.16 percent.
The election threshold in the country is 5 percent for parties and 8 percent for alliances.
In the census, PİS, which received 35.38 percent of the votes and came first, loses its majority in the Parliament according to the results of the other parties. In this case, it is expected that three opposition parties will form a coalition and gain the majority in the Parliament.
On the other hand, the participation rate in the referendum consisting of 4 questions was announced as 40.91 percent. Accordingly, the referendum will be deemed invalid because it does not exceed 50 percent.
The opposition had called on its voters “not to participate in the referendum vote and to vote only for the general elections”.
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