Poland's ruling arch-conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party placed first in a vote that took place on October 21, securing 32.3% share of the vote, an overall number that indicates that the anti-EU party's political dominance appears to be waning.
Participation in the local election was low at only 41.6%, well below the mandated 50% threshold. The ruling party’s results were nearly 5% lower than what the PiS secured in the 2015 legislative elections when it captured 37.58% of the vote and mar...


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