Opinion poll shows drops in appraisals of PM, president and government

President Andrzej Duda obtained a negative evaluation of his activities from 59 percent of those surveyed and a positive result from 32 percent of the pollees. Paweł Supernak/PAP

Assessments of the work of the prime minister, president and the government declined in November, according to a recent opinion poll by the Kantar pollster.

The survey said that 65 percent of the respondents, in November, negatively assessed the activities of the Polish government, while 26 percent gave it a positive grade and 9 percent had no opinion on the matter.

Compared to the previous month, the percentage of those who were dissatisfied with the work of the government rose by 10 percentage points, while the percentage of those who were satisfied dropped by 8 percentage points.

The survey also showed that 62 percent of those polled had a negative view of the work of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, while 29 percent assessed it positively. Nine percent of the respondents did not have an opinion on his efforts. In comparison with the previous month, the percentage of negative evaluations increased by 8 percentage points and the percentage of positive views decreased by 6 percentage points.

President Andrzej Duda obtained a negative evaluation of his activities from 59 percent of those surveyed and a positive result from 32 percent of the pollees. Nine percent of the respondents did not have an opinion on his efforts. In the case of the head of state, the percentage of negative opinions grew by 7 percentage points and the percentage of positive assessments declined by 6 percentage points.

The monthly survey was conducted on November 6-12, 2020, on a nationwide sample of 1,010 adults aged 15 and above using the computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) method.