Law and Justice wins parliamentary elections with 43.6 pct of votes: exit poll

The exit polls presented after the election silence expired at 9pm, showed the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party winning Poland’s parliamentary elections gaining 43.6 percent of votes and 239 parliamentary seats, IPSOS pollster reported.

Projection of parliamentary seats: Law and Justice 239, Civic Coalition 130, Left Alliance 43, Polish Coalition 34, Confederation 13.

According to IPSOS pollster, the opposition Civic Coalition (KO) consisting of Civic Platform (PO), Modern (.N) and the Greens (PL Zieloni) received 27.4. pct.

11.9 pct went to the Left Alliance formed by the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD), Together and the Spring parties.

The Polish People’s Party (PSL), Kukiz’15, Union of European Democrats gathered under Polish Coalition banner were given 9.6 pct of votes.

Confederation Freedom and Independence, also known as Confederation, garnered 6.4 pct.

The turnout at 9pm was estimated at 61.1 pct.

Polls will now be gradually updated and final results are expected to be published in the upcoming hours. Partial results will be published by the State Electoral Committee (PKW).