Recent research conducted by IBRiS pollsters shows that Polish President Andrzej Duda remains the most trusted politician in Poland, even though he recorded a drop in trust.
The ranking shows that 44.5 percent of those researched trust the Polish head of the state, while 43.7 percent do not. He is the only politician who has a higher factor of trust than mistrust.
However, the President recorded a drop of 4.3 percentage points in trust, while the number of those who do not trust him increased by 5.9 percentage points, compared to the previous IBRiS research. President Andrzej Duda was a PiS MP and MEP and has supported the ruling party since taking office.
In the second place in the ranking is the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. A total of 41.9 percent of respondents say that they trust him, while 49.9 percent do not. He also recorded a decrease in the percentage of people trusting him (by three percentage points) while the number of people feeling mistrust increased by 6.8 percentage points.
Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, is in third place. A total of 37.1 percent of those researched trust him (0.5 percentage points less than in the previous poll), while mistrust is felt by 55 percent of respondents (4.1 percentage points more).
The first politician in the ranking who is not associated with the ruling party is Donald Tusk who is in fourth place with 31.6 percent of trust. The outgoing head of the European Council recorded also mistrust at 50.9 percent.
Just behind him is Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, a top member of Civic Platform, who recently was nominated as a candidate for the Prime Minister if the opposition coalition wins the election. An amount of 30.3 percent of Poles trust her, while 36.3 percent do not.