President Duda still most trusted politician - poll

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Fifty-four percent of Poles declared confidence in President Andrzej Duda in late June and early July, which places him top in the confidence ranking. Trust in the president fell by 2 percentage points from the previous survey, a CBOS poll shows.

Thirty-five percent of Poles do not trust Andrzej Duda, down by one percentage point in comparison with the previous poll.

The president was followed by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who is trusted by 51 percent of those surveyed (down by two percentage points). Some 35 percent of Poles voiced distrust in the PM, unchanged.

Third came Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski with 48-percent trust, down by one percentage point, while 29 percent of people distrusted him, down by two percentage points from the previous poll.

The least trusted politician in Poland is Polish far-right MEP and president of Poland's KORWiN party, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, who was distrusted by 52 percent and trusted by 17 percent of the Polish respondents.

Leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) Jaroslaw Kaczynski is trusted by 39 percent and distrusted by 48 percent.

CBOS ran the survey on a representative sample of 1,339 adult Poles between the first and second round of the presidential election on June 30-July 9-25, 2020.