Poland's president tops trust ranking poll

57 percent of Poles trusted Duda (up by 7 percentage points from February). Leszek Szymański/PAP

President Andrzej Duda continues to be the country’s most trusted politician, ahead of the leader of the grassroots movement Poland 2050 and the prime minister, a new poll has found.

In early March, 57 percent of Poles trusted Duda (up by 7 percentage points from February), while at the same time 30 percent of Poles distrusted him (down 7 percentage points), according to the CBOS survey published on Thursday.

Szymon Hołownia, a former TV star and the leader of Polska 2050, came second in the ranking, with 46 percent trusting him (up by 1 percentage point), and 26 percent of the respondents voicing their distrust (down by 2 pps).

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was third. In all, 45 percent said they trusted him (up by 4 percentage points), and 43 percent voiced their distrust in the head of the government (down by 4 pps).

Jarosław Kaczyński, a deputy prime minister and leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, was distrusted by 56 percent and trusted by 32 percent.

Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland's largest opposition party, the Civic Platform, was distrusted by 51 percent of the respondents and trusted by 32 percent.

The survey was conducted on February 28-March 10 on a sample of 1,087 adult Poles.