Poland's president has hit out at the head of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, accusing her of arrogance over comments she made last week about the expected victory of a right-wing bloc led by Giorgia Meloni in Italy's parliamentary election.
Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party plans to change the way votes are counted in elections, a senior party official has said.
Poland's prime minister has described remarks by European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen, that Brussels has the tools to discipline Italy if it creates a government unfavourable to the bloc, as "scandalous."
The Polish government could postpone the autumn 2023 local elections by several months so to avoid them overlapping with parliamentary elections scheduled for the same time.
Representatives of opposition parties, local governments and NGOs have signed an agreement on citizen monitoring of the 2023 parliamentary election in order "to prevent voting irregularities."
Polish opposition parties have a good chance of winning the 2023 parliamentary election if they unite against the ruling United Right coalition, two recent polls have shown.
If Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, were to take part in the next presidential ballot as the ruling Law and Justice party candidate, he would win the first round of the election, the findings of a new IBRiS poll indicate.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has congratulated the French president, Emmanuel Macron, on his re-election on Sunday.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has congratulated his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on his re-election on Sunday.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland’s governing Law and Justice party, has said he has not ruled out early elections.