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In the latest CBOS trust ranking for August, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, and Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak emerged as the most trusted political figures. The data suggests a notable shift in public sentiment compared to the previous month.
President Duda led the ranking with 54% of respondents expressing trust in him, while 35% expressed distrust, marking an 8% increase in trust and a 7% decrease in distrust compared to July. Prime Minister Morawiecki followed closely with 43% trust and 44% distrust, showing an 8% increase in trust and a 9% decrease in distrust.
Defense Minister Błaszczak secured the third spot with 39% trust and 34% distrust. Notably, Błaszczak experienced the most significant positive changes in public perception, with an 8% increase in trust and a 9% decrease in distrust.
Former Prime Minister and leader of the opposition party, Civic Platform (PO), Donald Tusk, faced the lowest levels of trust, with only 27% of respondents expressing trust and a staggering 54% expressing distrust. Tusk’s trust levels dropped by 7% compared to July.