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Polish general election, rightist populism ruling victory

2019-10-15T01:05:23.720Z

[Warsaw 14th Reuters]-In the general election held on the 13th in Poland, the ruling party "Law and Justice" of the right-wing populism party was won in the House of Representatives (constant 460). However, in the Senate, the majority.



[Warsaw 14th Reuters]-In the general election held on the 13th in Poland, the ruling party "Law and Justice" of the right-wing populism party was won in the House of Representatives (constant 460). However, in the Senate, the majority.

According to the announcement of the selection authority, the vote rate for law and justice was 43.6%, which secured 235 seats, a majority. The percentage of votes increased from 37.6% in the previous election four years ago.

The law and justice stipulated the expansion of the social security system and fundamental judicial reforms in the election pledge. Following the announcement of the final results, the Kachinski leader announced that "all the policies we consider important will come true."

In the pro-European Union (EU), the voter rate of civic federations such as moderate opposition parties and civic platforms was second with 27.4%, securing 134 seats.

Law and justice won by voicing the dissatisfaction of voters who did not benefit from the democratization of 1989. The party announced that it would fairly distribute wealth that is biased towards companies and some elites.

On the other hand, there is criticism over the party that it is strengthening media intervention. “People's consciousness is moving in a direction to block the authoritarian movement of law and justice,” said Izabela Leszczyna, a civic platform.

The voter turnout was 61.7%, the highest since 1989.

According to the elected authorities, in the Senate (constant number 100), the number of legal and justice seats remained at 48, not the majority.

Source: asahi

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