The announcements of the National Electoral Commission on the results of the elections to the Sejm and Senate as well as the results of the vote and the result of the referendum that took place on October 15 were published in the Journal of Laws.
The publication of the announcements in the Journal of Laws opens the deadlines for filing protests regarding these votes to the Supreme Court. Protests against the validity of elections to the Sejm and Senate, as well as against the validity of the referendum, must be submitted in writing to the Supreme Court within 7 days from the announcement of these results by the National Electoral Commission in the Journal of Laws.
The Supreme Court issues a resolution on the validity of elections to the Sejm and Senate after considering all protests no later than 90 days after the election day. However, a resolution on the validity of the referendum is issued by the Supreme Court after considering all protests no later than 60 days after the announcement of the referendum result.
Results of elections to the Sejm and Senate
On Tuesday, the National Electoral Commission announced the official results of the parliamentary elections. In the Sejm elections, PiS obtained 35.38 percent. votes, KO – 30.70 percent, Trzecia Droga – 14.40 percent, New Left – 8.61 percent, Confederation – 7.16 percent. PiS won 194 seats in the Sejm elections, KO – 157; Third Road – 65; New Left – 26; Confederation – 18.
The candidates of the Senate pact, created by KO, Third Way and New Left, won 66 seats. KO will have 41 senators, Trzecia Droga 11, and Lewica 9. There will also be 5 independent senators in the Senate. Law and Justice candidates won 34 seats.
You will find everything about the elections HERE
The National Electoral Commission also announced the official results of the nationwide referendum on Tuesday. The turnout in the referendum was 40.91 percent. Therefore, its results are not binding.
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