PM Morawiecki leads national trust ranking - poll

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Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has been rated Poland's most trusted politician in a new opinion poll with 43.7 percent of respondents putting their trust in him.

But, according to the CBOS study, Morawiecki is also distrusted by 47.8 percent of Poles.

Szymon Holownia, former presidential candidate and Polska 2050 leader, came second on the ranking with 43.3 percent trusting him and 28.3 percent distrusting him.

Third on the list was President Andrzej Duda, who was trusted by 41.9 percent of Poles and distrusted by 47.5 percent.

Some 36.1 percent voiced their trust in Rafal Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw, who ranked fourth, although 45.6 percent declared their distrust in him.

In fifth place was Deputy Prime Minister and ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski with 31.7 trust and 57.5 percent distrust.

The list closes with Left politician and Deputy Sejm Speaker Wlodzimierz Czarzasty (Left), opposition Civic Coalition (PO) leader, Borys Budka, and far-right Confederation party politician Krzysztof Bosak, who are trusted by 18.2 percent, 17.3 percent, and 14.8 percent, respectively.

CBOS conducted the survey on January 13-14 on a sample of 1,100 people.