Poland’s new prime minister must control party in year of two elections

Former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, now President of the European Council, and his successor, Ewa Kopacz (photo: dpa)
Former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, now President of the European Council, and his successor, Ewa Kopacz (photo: dpa)

Poland’s polling stations will be busy in 2015. After local elections in November 2014, voters can take part in the summer presidential poll and the parliamentary contest in the autumn. Current President Bronisław Komorowski is a safe bet to retain his role but Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz must take charge of her PO (Civic Platform) party by calming internal conflict if she is to hold off the challenge of the rival PiS (Law and Justice) party and form a coalition government.

Poland’s new prime minister must control party in year of two elections

POLAND is set for presidential and parliamentary elections in 2015, with voters choosing between two parties which have defined the c...

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