Law and Justice lost 11 percentage points compared to the previous elections in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship – according to an exit poll conducted by Ipsos. This is the region where support for PiS has decreased the most. Jarosław Kaczyński’s party saw a slightly smaller decline – by 10 percentage points – in Podkarpacie.
Law and Justice remains in its stronghold as a leader, but is drastically losing support. The largest drop in support for the ruling party compared to 2019 was recorded in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship.
Exit poll. PiS result in Małopolska
In 2019, 52% of people voted for PiS in Małopolska. voters. In the 2023 parliamentary elections, the ruling party recorded support of 41%, according to an exit poll conducted by Ipsos. This is a drop of 11 percentage points – the largest for Jarosław Kaczyński’s party in all voivodeships.
PiS retained its leading position in Małopolska, but the distance between the ruling party and the Civic Coalition decreased significantly. According to the exit poll, 25.3% of voters voted for KO in these elections. entitled, while four years earlier this result was three percentage points worse (22%). The weakened position of PiS in Małopolska is also benefiting from Trzecia Droga, which was supported by 14.3% of voters in this region. voters (PSL won 8.3% support in 2019). The Left Party also saw a decline, with 7.8% of voters voting for it in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, according to an Ipsos survey. (in 2019, SLD obtained 9.2%). Confederation remained at almost the same level as four years earlier, with 7.5% of voters willing to vote on Sunday. respondents – 0.1 percentage point more than before.
Exit poll. PiS result in Podkarpacie
PiS also recorded a significant decline in Podkarpacie. In this region, described as one of the strongholds of Law and Justice, Jarosław Kaczyński’s party achieved an opposition-crushing result of 62.8% in 2019. After a drop of just over 10 percentage points in this voivodeship, 52.7% of voters voted for PiS in the 2023 parliamentary elections, according to an Ipsos study.
Almost all other parties benefited from PiS’s decline. For Law and Justice with a result of 15.8 percent. Civic Coalition came in second place (0.8 percentage points more than in 2019). Third Road recorded a much higher increase in support compared to PSL in 2019, which was voted for by 12.5%, according to Ipsos. (PSL got 7.8% four years earlier). The fourth result was achieved by Konfederacja (9.3 percent, 1.6 percentage points more than previously). However, the Left recorded a decline, with 5.1% voting for it in 2023. voters in Podkarpacie. Four years earlier, SLD gained support there at the level of 6.4%.
Exit poll. PiS is losing almost all of Poland
According to the Ipsos study, only in one voivodeship did Law and Justice record an increase in percentage support – this is the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, where 39.7 percent of voters voted for Kaczyński’s party in 2019, and by 0.3 points in 2023. percent more – according to Ipsos equal to 40 percent
In some regions, the change in support in percentage points is close to 10. We are talking about the Lubusz Voivodeship (-9.9 percentage points), the Pomeranian Voivodeship (-9.8 percentage points) and the Silesian Voivodeship (-9.3 percentage points). ).
According to the late poll in 2019, PiS won in 14 out of 16 voivodeships, and KO only in two: Pomeranian and Lubuskie. According to an Ipsos study, in the 2023 parliamentary elections there are significantly more regions where PiS did not receive the highest support, and Poland was divided in half in this respect, with a clear division into east and west. According to the survey, PiS received the highest support in nine voivodeships, and the Civic Coalition – in seven.
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