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Pomerania. Fotyga with a lower result than Müller. After 10 years, he says goodbye to the European Parliament

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Anna Fotyga says goodbye to the European Parliament after two full terms in Brussels. “One” of Law and Justice from district number 1 was not re-elected. She will be replaced by a former government spokesman, who outperformed her by over 4.6 thousand. votes.

Previous MEPs from Pomerania were treated rather as Sunday “sure things”. elections. However, the “number one” on the list did not win the mandate PIS – Anna Fotyga. In the new term, her place will be taken by the former government spokesman Piotr Müllerwhich was only fourth on the list.

This time Anna Fotyga received 57,647 votes. Compared to its result from five years ago, this is not much. In 2019, it achieved the second highest result in the district, right after Magdalena Adamowicz. It was supported by 160,517 people.

This time Magdalena Adamowicz repeated her success, once again achieving the best result in Pomerania. The difference is that over 4.6 thousand people voted for it. more voters. In this year's elections, apart from Adamowicz, long-time MEP Janusz Lewandowski also got into the European Parliament, obtaining 133,444 votes. That's over 12.4 thousand. more votes than in 2019.

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Support for PiS in Pomerania has fallen. This is not only about the result of Anna Fotyga, which is almost three times worse, but also the not very high result of Piotr Müller – much lower than that of the rival candidates from the Civic Coalition. He gained entry to the Citizens' Parliament with 62,330 votes. Thus, he was supported by over 4.6 thousand Pomeranians than the current PiS MEP.

Anna Fotyga expressed her thanks to voters and people who supported her during the campaign via her social media.

An unexpected change

Anna Fotyga has been a member of the European Parliament continuously since 2014. She also received the mandate in 2004, but her term ended on November 22, 2005. The next day, she was appointed Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Piotr Müller has been an MP since 2018 Sejm of the Republic of Poland. In 2019, he unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the European Parliament. From June 2019 to December 2023, he was the press spokesman for the Prime Minister's government Mateusz Morawiecki. In November 2023, he became the chairman of the provincial board of Law and Justice in the Pomeranian Voivodeship.

Main photo source: Piotr Nowak/PAP

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