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Political coalitions Poland?

wot30 3 | 20  
20 May 2008 /  #1
Am I right in assuming that the following two groups of political parties usually cooperate (I'm looking at the Voivodeship level)? I know they are kind-of rivals too, but generally, would they be tended to support PO or PiS, do they tend to form coalitions with any of these two parties?

GROUP 1 (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość 'supportive'):
- Polskiego Stronnictwa Ludowego
- Liga Polskich Rodzin
- Samoobrona Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej

GROUP 2 (Platforma Obywatelska RP 'supportive'):
- SLD+SDPL+PD+UP Lewica i Demokraci
- Krajowej Partii Emerytów i Rencistów

And these two I really don't know, they are rather regional parties that won seats in the 2006 election, a German one and another one. Do they tend to support any of the above groups, generally speaking?

- Mniejszość Niemiecka
- Wyborców Porozumienie Samorządowe W. Lubawski
lesser 4 | 1,311  
20 May 2008 /  #2
General rule is that political parties cooperate with every other party which would lead them closer to power and cash.
cyg 5 | 119  
21 May 2008 /  #3
- Wyborców Porozumienie Samorządowe W. Lubawski

This is some kind of local campaign committee - not a real nationwide party.

Group 2 seems to be a bit out of whack - PO worked together with the commies in getting PiS and co. out of power, but I'd hardly call them a team.

PSL works with anyone who'll give them jobs for the boys. And I mean anyone. The German minority generally votes with whoever's in government at the time. I'm not really sure what the point of that is, but it seems to be a general rule.
OP wot30 3 | 20  
22 May 2008 /  #4
Thanks for the feedback!!

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