Poland's Law and Justice party expands parliamentary majority in elections
14 October 2019
Polish Parliament building (photo credit: Bartosz Morag/flickr)
Poland’s governing right-wing party topped Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.The Law and Justice party (PiS) scored 43.6 percent of the vote for 239 seats, outpacing the centrist Civic Coalition (KO) opposition with 27.4 percent support (131 seats) and a leftist coalition that took 12.4 percent (46 seats), according to an Ipsos poll including partial official results published early Monday.
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