Poland’s ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) won the Sunday elections to the European Parliament having received 45.57 percent of votes, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced on Monday morning, presenting results from 99.25 percent of polling stations.
Its main opponent, the European Coalition received 38.29 percent of the total.
The left-liberal party Spring received 6.04 percent of the votes.
All other parties, including the far-right Confederation Korwin Braun Liroy Nationalists, Kukiz’15 and the Left Together, have not crossed the electoral threshold of 5 percent.
Among PiS politicians expected to sit in the EP are, among others, Beata Szydło, Joachim Brudziński, Anna Zalewska, Adam Bielan, Patryk Jaki, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Beata Kempa and Beata Mazurek. Meanwhile, Jerzy Buzek, Ewa Kopacz, Marek Belka, Leszek Miller, Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Radosław Sikorski and Danuta Huebner are among those to represent the European Coalition.
Source: Jakub Kamiński/PAP/AWPolityka