Ruling party PO loses advantage over main rival PiS - TNS Polska
October 15, 2012
Polish ruling liberal party Civic Platform (PO) was outpaced by the main opposition conservative Law and Justice (PiS) with PO voter support slightly down to 27% and PiS gaining 4 pps to 28%, a survey by ZBS OBOP TNS Polska for the daily Gazeta Wyborcza showed.
Left-wing party Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) saw its support increase by 4 pps to 10%, according to the poll.
Leftist-liberal party the Palikot Movement (RP) gained 2 pps and enjoys 7% voter support, while junior coalition partner Polish People’s Party (PSL) saw its support stay flat at 5%, i.e. the threshold required for parliamentary representation.