In a recent opinion poll conducted by CBOS, Poland’s leading public opinion research center, President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, and Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak have emerged as the country’s most trusted political figures.
According to the survey results published on Thursday, President Andrzej Duda garnered the trust of 54 percent of the respondents in August. However, it’s important to note that only 35 percent of those surveyed expressed a level of distrust towards the president.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki secured the second position in terms of trust, receiving a commendable 43-percent trust rating from the respondents. In contrast, 44 percent of participants indicated a degree of distrust towards the prime minister’s actions and policies.
Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak also earned a notable level of trust, with 39 percent of survey participants expressing confidence in his leadership and decisions. On the other hand, 34 percent of those surveyed held a skeptical view of the minister’s actions.
Among the political landscape, Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who heads the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS), received the trust of 38 percent of respondents. However, a significant portion, 50 percent, revealed their distrust in him.
Rafal Trzaskowski, Warsaw mayor and one of the leaders of Poland’s main opposition party, the Civic Platform, emerged as the most trusted opposition politician. Trzaskowski garnered the trust of 38 percent of those surveyed, while 42 percent expressed their reservations about his political approach.
Donald Tusk, former prime minister and Poland’s opposition leader, faced a different trajectory in public trust. Only 27 percent of respondents expressed confidence in Tusk’s political endeavors, while a substantial 54 percent revealed their lack of trust in his actions.
The survey was carried out by CBOS and involved a representative sample of 1,024 adult Polish citizens. The data collection period spanned from August 14 to August 27, aiming to capture a comprehensive snapshot of the current public sentiment towards the nation’s political figures.