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Parliamentary elections in Poland - 2011

Parliamentary elections were held in Poland, October 9, 2011. During the elections, updated composition of the Sejm (460 members) and the Senate (100 members).

Sejm 460 deputies elected by proportional representation using the d'Hondt method, a five per cent barrier for the party, vosmiprotsentnym barrier for coalitions and quotas for parties of national minorities (one seat). 100 senators elected by county. Elections to the Senate for the first time held in single-member districts after a corresponding change in the electoral law.

August 4 President Bronislaw Komorowski appointed election date, October 9, while considering the possibility of a two-day elections to increase turnout.

 

Election results:

Civic Platform - 39.18%

Law and Justice - 29.89%

Palikot movement - 10.02%

Polish Peasant Party - 8.36%

Democratic Left Alliance - 8.24%

Poland importantly - 2.19%

Congress of the New Right - 1.06%

Polish Party of Labour - August 80 - 0.55%

Rights of the Republic - 0.24%

German minority - 0.24%

Our house Poland - Self - 0.07%