In a closely watched electoral contest, Poland’s Law and Justice Party (PiS) emerged as the leading political force, securing 35.38 percent of the votes in the elections for the lower house of the Polish parliament, the Sejm. The announcement was made by the National Electoral Commission at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, following the completion of vote counting in all 100 percent of electoral districts.
The main opposition party, the Civic Coalition (KO), trailed behind with a significant 30.70 percent of the votes, marking a strong showing for the party in a keenly contested race.
Securing the third position was the Third Way party, which garnered support from 14.40 percent of the electorate. The New Left party followed closely, securing 8.61 percent of the votes and establishing a foothold in the country’s political landscape.
The far-right Confederation party clinched the fifth spot, capturing 7.16 percent of the votes, signaling a notable presence in the political spectrum.
These results underscore a dynamic and diverse political landscape in Poland, highlighting the range of perspectives and ideologies embraced by the electorate. With Law and Justice Party securing the top position, the nation anticipates significant shifts in policies and governance, paving the way for new developments and challenges in the coming political term.