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Law and Justice PiS Recount Senate Poland

PiS demands recount in Senate elections

There is a high index of invalid votes in constituencies.

editor: REMIX NEWS
author: Do Rezczy

PiS lost its majority in the Senate, despite still having the highest number of mandates (48). The opposition has 43 for KO, four for independent candidates, three for PSL and two for the Left.

The ruling party has filed a request to the Supreme Court as part of election protests. PiS demands the recounting of votes in six constituencies, and in particular two of them – Katowice (nr. 75) and Koszalin (nr. 100). The former was won by the Left’s candidate Gabriela Morawska-Stanecka and the latter by the independent Stanisław Gawłowski.

Morawska-Stanecka received 64,172 votes, just shy of 2,500 thousand more than PiS’ candidate Czesław Ryszka. In the case of constituency 100, Gawłowski, with 44,956 votes won by a margin of 320 votes over PiS’ Krzysztof Nieckarz.