The first protests relating to the parliamentary elections and referendum were submitted to the Supreme Court. The deadline for submitting them is October 25 this year. After considering all electoral protests, the court decides on the validity of the elections and referendum.
National Electoral Commission she posted on Tuesday morning data from 100 percent of voting precincts. According to these results, five parties got into the Sejm. Law and Justice won 35.38 percent of the votes, Civic Coalition – 30.70 percent, Trzecia Droga – 14.40 percent, New Left – 8.61 percent, a Confederation – 7.16 percent of the votes.
This means that the democratic opposition can count on a majority in the Sejm.
On Wednesday evening, the announcements of the National Electoral Commission on the results of the parliamentary elections, the voting results and the referendum results were published in the Journal of Laws. Thus, the deadline for filing protests against the validity of elections to the Sejm and Senate and protests against the validity of the referendum began to run.
The first protests reach the Supreme Court
On Thursday, the press office of the Supreme Court reported that the receipt was received by 3:30 p.m. that day 17 protests – 12 relating to parliamentary elections and 5 regarding the referendum.
According to the regulations, electoral and referendum protests must be submitted to the Supreme Court in writing within seven days from the date of announcement of the election and referendum results by the National Electoral Commission in the Journal of Laws.
The main way to submit a protest is to submit it directly to the Supreme Court at Plac Krasińskich 2/4/6 from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For the time of filing protests Supreme Court introduced special facilities – protests are accepted at a designated stand, and there are appropriate signs in the building for people who want to submit such a protest.
After considering all electoral protests, the Supreme Court decides on the validity of the elections and referendum. The Supreme Court issues a resolution on the validity of the elections no later than on the 90th day after the election day, at a public session. In turn, a resolution on the validity of the referendum is issued by the Supreme Court no later than 60 days after the announcement of the referendum result.
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