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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Poland

· Official EE19 website

https://pkw.gov.pl/830_Wybory_do_Parlamentu_Europejskiego_w_2019

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

none

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

51/52

· Current government

PiS (ECR) since October 26, 2015


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

13

· Preferential vote

yes

· Postal vote

yes (in Poland only)

· Advanced vote

no

· Threshold to get elected

5 %

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

7.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

21.00 CET

· Exit polls

21.00 CET (Ipsos)

· Official announcement of first results

23.00 CET

· Provisional final results expected

Monday daytime


VOTERS


· Total

30 636 537

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

10

· Candidates (total)

872

· Female candidates %

47 % (overall)

· Legal minimum age

21

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing EP)

PiS (ECR) – Anna Fotyga

Koalicja Europejska (PO/EPP) – Jerzy Buzek

Koalicja Europejska (PSL/EPP) – Czesław Siekierski

Koalicja Europejska (SLD/S&D) – Bogusław Liberadzki

Koalicja Europejska (Nowoczesna/ALDE) – Katarzyna Kalinowska

Wiosna (Others) - Robert Biedroń

Kukiz’15 (Others) – Stanisław Tyszka

· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

EPP

Janusz Lewandowski (Po)

Danuta Maria Hübner (Po)

Michał Boni (Po)

Dariusz Rosati (Po)

Róża Thun (Po)

Jerzy Buzek (Po)

Jan Olbrycht (Po)

Marek Plura (Po)

Jarosław Wałęsa (Po)

Adam Szejnfeld (Po)

Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (Po)

Bogusław Sonik (Po)

Jarosław Kalinowski (Psl)

Czesław Adam Siekierski (Psl)

Krzysztof Hetman (Psl)

Andrzej Grzyb (Psl)


S&D

Janusz Zemke

Bogusław Liberadzki

ECR (PiS)

Anna Elżbieta Fotyga

Kosma Złotowski

Karol Karski

Jacek Saryusz-Wolski (Former Po)

Ryszard Czarnecki

Zbigniew Kuźmiuk

Urszula Krupa

Zdzisław Krasnodębski

Tomasz Piotr Poręba

Ryszard Antoni Legutko

Jadwiga Wiśniewska

Bolesław G. Piecha

Sławomir Kłosowski

Czesław Hoc

RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

PO

19

32.13 %

PiS

19

31.78 %

SLD

5

9.44 %

Nowa Prawica (ENF, EFDD, NI)

4

7.17 %

PSL

4

6.8 %


TURNOUT 2014

23.83 %