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Citizens Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) is a The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Polish Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. There are also a number of Conservative political parties in various countries. All of these are primarily (though not necessarily exclusively) identified with the political right. While the intellectual roots of conservatism date back centuries... conservative- In politics, the term liberal refers to: an adherent of the ideology of liberalism or a state or quality of this ideology. (Note: the words liberal or liberalism can have different meanings in different countries and may also vary with the political background of the user. Therefore, the terms have... liberal political party, modelled after the two main American parties. It is the first (and as of 2001 the only) Polish party which has chosen candidates for Parliament using a pre-election process.

Contents

Founders

It was founded in 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, 2001 is also the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. Popular culture, however, often views the year 2000 as holding this distinction. 2001 is also the year... 2001 by Andrzej Olechowski, Maciej Płażyński (born February 10, 1958 in Mlynary) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician. Płażyński began his political career in 1980 / 1981 as one of the leaders of the Students Solidarity; he was governor of the Gdansk Voivodship... Maciej Plazynski, and Categories: Stub | Polish politicians | 1957 births ... Donald Tusk.


Political program

Citizens Platform proposes:

  • A flat tax, also called a proportional tax, is a system that taxes all entities in a class (typically either citizens or corporations) at the same rate (as a proportion on income), as opposed to a graduated, or progressive, scheme. The term flat tax is most often discussed in the... Flat tax rates: 15% Income tax is a direct tax which is levied on the income of private individuals. Various income tax systems exist, ranging from a flat tax to an extensive progressive tax system. Tax levied on the income of companies is often called corporate income tax or corporation tax, although some jurisdictions... income tax and 15% Value added tax (VAT) is a sales tax levied on the sale of goods and services. In some countries, including Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, this tax is known as goods and services tax or GST. VAT is an indirect tax, in that the tax is collected from someone... VAT.
  • Higher education reform, with equal rights for private and public universities.
  • More cash spending should be done by Local governments are administrative offices of an area smaller than a state. The term is used to contrast with offices at nation-state level, which are referred to as the central government, national government, or (where appropriate) federal government. In modern nations, local governments usually have less powers than national... local government, less by central government.
  • Privatization (sometimes privatisation, denationalization, or, especially in India, disinvestment) is the process of transferring property, from public ownership to private ownership and/or transferring the management of a service or activity from the government to the private sector. The opposite process is nationalization or municipalization. Contents // 1 Overview 2 Arguments... Privatization and This article is about economic monopoly. For the board game, see Monopoly (board game). For the game show based on this board game, see Monopoly (game show). In economics, a monopoly (from the Greek monos, one + polein, to sell) is defined as a persistent market situation where there is only... demonopolization.
  • Direct elections of mayors and governors.
  • Private Health care or healthcare is one of the worlds largest and fastest growing professions. As a general term, it refers to the delivery of medical services by specialist providers, such as midwives, doctors, nurses, home health aides, vaccination technicians and physicians assistants. Usually such services receive payment from... health care.
  • Majoritarian parliamentary elections.
  • Articles related to the Labor movement Child labor Labor in economics Labor history Labor law Labor rights Labor union Strike Edit this template Labor law or labour law is the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents which address the relationship between and among employers, employees, and labor... Labor law reform.
  • Narrowing privileges of A union (labor union in American English; trade union, sometimes trades union, in British English; either labour union or trade union in Canadian English) is a legal entity consisting of employees or workers having a common interest, such as all the assembly workers for one employer, or all the workers... trade unions.
  • Teaching economy in all schools.
  • Giving the The National Bank of Poland (Narodowy Bank Polski in Polish), is the central bank of Poland. Poland is also a member of the European Union organisation, the European System of Central Banks. The bank issues Polands currency, the Zloty. The banks current chairman (as of December 2000) is... National Bank of Poland full control over This article or section should include material from Monetary policy of central banks. Monetary policy is the process of managing a nations money supply to achieve specific goals—such as constraining inflation, achieving full employment or more well-being. Monetary policy can involve setting interest rates, margin requirements... monetary policy.
  • Allowing private landlording.
  • Lowering the number of MP in the This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. See Seimas for the parliament of Lithuania, Saeima for the parliament of Latvia and Sejm River for a river in Russia and Ukraine. The Sejm building in Warsaw. Sejm or Seym (pronounced: [sεjm]) is the name of the... Sejm from 460 to 230, and depriving them of Parliamentary immunity is a system in which members of the parliament are granted partial immunity from prosecution. Before prosecuting, it is necessary that the immunity be removed, usually by a superior court of Justice, or the parliament itself. This reduces the possibility of pressing a member of the parliament to... parliamentary immunity.

Leaders

  • Categories: Stub | Polish politicians | 1957 births ... Donald Tusk - party chairman
  • Jan Maria Władysław Rokita (born June 18, 1959 in Cracow) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician, a member of Sejm, the lower chamber of the Polish parliament, and chairman of the parliamentery caucus of Platforma Obywatelska (Citizens Platform). Rokita graduated from the Uniwersytet Jagielloński... Jan Rokita - parliamentary caucus chairman
  • Zyta Gilowska - chief economist

The party 58 deputies in the This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. See Seimas for the parliament of Lithuania, Saeima for the parliament of Latvia and Sejm River for a river in Russia and Ukraine. The Sejm building in Warsaw. Sejm or Seym (pronounced: [sεjm]) is the name of the... Sejm. PO is now leading all the polls with 26% to 30% support (PO had 12% in 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. By strict interpretation of the Gregorian Calendar, 2001 is also the first year of the 21st century and the 3rd millenium. Popular culture, however, often views the year 2000 as holding this distinction. 2001 is also the year... 2001 elections). The rise in popularity is in part the effect of Jan Maria Rokita's participation in the Sejm's Special Inquiry Commission (The Lew Rywin (born November 10, 1945 in a Siberian village) is a Polish film producer associated with Heritage Films (est. 1991). Before that he worked in state-run TV. He participated in producing such films as Steven Spielbergs Schindlers List, Roman Polanskis The Pianist, and Jakub Kolski... Lew Rywin Affair), where he managed to uncover many irregularities in the post- This article is part of the Communism series. Schools of communism Marxism Leninism Trotskyism Marxism-Leninism Stalinism Maoism Anarcho-Communism Titoism Left communism Council communism Eurocommunism Communist parties Cuba China Vietnam USSR Yugoslavia USA Germany Italy Indonesia Socialist States Cuba Vietnam North Korea Laos Socialist Revolutions Nepal Civil War Other... communist Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. Most of its members had previously been members of SdRP ( Socjaldemokracja Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej - Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland). SdRP and some other socialist and... SLD run cabinet.


Members of Polish Parliament ( This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. See Seimas for the parliament of Lithuania, Saeima for the parliament of Latvia and Sejm River for a river in Russia and Ukraine. The Sejm building in Warsaw. Sejm or Seym (pronounced: [sεjm]) is the name of the... Sejm)

MP, constituency

  • Łukasz Abgarowicz, Płock (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta Płock Mayor Mirosław Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code... Płock
  • Dariusz Jacek Bachalski, Zielona Góra
  • Jerzy Budnik, Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], Kashubian Gdiniô; German Gdingen) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. Gdynia is located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania. Gdynia is part of a conurbation with the spa... Gdynia
  • Zbigniew Chlebowski, Wałbrzych (pronounce: [vawbʒix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), it was previously the capital of Walbrzych Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Poland-related stubs | Cities in Poland | Urban counties of... Wałbrzych
  • Andrzej Czerwiński, Nowy Sącz is a town in southern Poland with 84,400 inhabitants (2003). Situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Nowy Sacz Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Towns in Poland | Urban counties of Poland | Poland-related stubs ... Nowy Sącz
  • Grzegorz Dolniak, Sosnowiec (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Sosnowiec Mayor Kazimierz Górski Area 91,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 231 540 2.539/km² Founded City rights Unknown Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 19°03 E Area code +48 32... Sosnowiec
  • Mirosław Drzewiecki, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Łódź. Łódź (pronounce: [wudʑ]) is the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, located in the centre of the country. It is the capital of the... Łódź
  • Jarosław Duda, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław
  • Waldy Dzikowski, The Poznan is also a breed of horse. The title given to this article lacks diacritics because of certain technical limitations. The title with diacritics is: Poznań (in Polish pronounced: ; [pɔznaɲ]; full official name:The Capital City of Poznań, Latin: Posnania, German: Posen) is a... Poznań
  • Marta Fogler, Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warszawa
  • Andrzej Gałażewski, Gliwice (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 204 800 - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates... Gliwice
  • Zyta Gilowska, Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004). Lublin (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lubelskie Municipal government Rada Miasta Lublin Mayor Andrzej Pruszkowski Area 147,5 km² Population  - city  - urban  ... Lublin
  • Stanisław Gorczyca, Elbląg (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Warmia-Masuria Municipal government Rada Miejska w Elblągu Mayor Henryk Słonina Area 83,32 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 130.000 none 1544,64/km² Founded City rights 9th century 1246 Latitude Longitude... Elbląg
  • Cezary Grabarczyk, Sieradz is a town on Warta river in central Poland with 44,700 inhabitants (1995). f Situated in the Lodz Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Sieradz Voivodship (1975-1998). Wyższa Szkoła Humanistyczno-Ekonomiczna in Sieradz Wyższa Szkoła Kupiecka in Łód... Sieradz
  • Aleksander Grad, Tarnów
  • Paweł Graś, Chrzanów is a town in south Poland with 42,100 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Malopolska. Education Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości i Marketingu Categories: Poland-related stubs | Towns in Poland ... Chrzanów
  • Jerzy Hertel, Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warszawa
  • Tadeusz Jarmuziewicz, Opole (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard Zembaczyński Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48... Opole
  • Bronisław Komorowski, Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warszawa
  • Ewa Kopacz, Radom (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor Zdzisław Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car... Radom
  • Leszek Korzeniowski, Opole (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard Zembaczyński Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48... Opole
  • Józef Krzyworzeka, This article is about the city in Poland. There is also Krakow, Wisconsin in the United States of America. Kraków (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  ... Kraków
  • Elżbieta Łukacijewska, Krosno (in full The Royal Free City of Krosno, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Krosno) is a town in south-eastern Poland with 49,400 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Krosno Voivodship (1975-1998). (Note: Do not confuse Krosno with Krosno Odrzań... Krosno
  • Tadeusz Maćkała, Legnica (pronounce: [lεgniʦa], formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Lower Silesian Voivodship (since 1999) on the Kaczawa (former German name Katzbach) river. Previously capital of Legnica Voivodship (1975-1998). Legnica (Flag) (Coat... Legnica
  • Edward Maniura, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Częstochowa. Częstochowa (pronounce: [ʧε̃stɔ:xɔva]) is a city in south Poland on the Warta River with 248,894 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Silesian... Częstochowa
  • Andrzej Markowiak, Rybnik (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship (Upper) Silesia Municipal government Rada Miasta Rybnika Mayor Adam Fudali Area 148 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 141,374 (2003) none 955/km² Founded City rights 9th century before 1308 Latitude Longitude 50° 06 N 18° 33 E Area... Rybnik
  • Piotr Mateja, Katowice (pronounce: [katɔvʲitsɛ], original former Polish name Kątowicze, 1953-1956 Stalinogród - Stalin City, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. Katowice is the capital of... Katowice
  • Konstanty Miodowicz, Kielce (pronounce: [ˈkjεlʦε]) is a city in central Poland with 210,311 inhabitants (2004). It is also the capital city of the Swietokrzyskie Voivodship since 1999, previously in Kielce Voivodship (1975-1998). The city is located in the middle of the Holy Cross Mountains, at... Kielce
  • Sławomir Nowak, For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Gdańsk. Gdańsk (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly... Gdańsk
  • Alicja Olechowska, Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warszawa
  • Tadeusz Parchański, Nowy Sącz is a town in southern Poland with 84,400 inhabitants (2003). Situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Nowy Sacz Voivodship (1975-1998). Contents // Categories: Towns in Poland | Urban counties of Poland | Poland-related stubs ... Nowy Sącz
  • Teresa Piotrowska, Bydgoszcz (in Polish pronounce: [:bidgɔʃʧ], Latin: Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on Brda and Vistula rivers, with a population of 369,151 (2004). It has been the capital of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship since 1999, and was previously the capital of the Bydgoszcz Voivodship (1947... Bydgoszcz
  • Kazimierz Plocke, Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], Kashubian Gdiniô; German Gdingen) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. Gdynia is located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania. Gdynia is part of a conurbation with the spa... Gdynia
  • Edward Płonka, Bielsko-Biała (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Bielsku-Białej Mayor Jacek Krywult Area 125 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 190 780 - 1526/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 49°50 N 19°04 E Area... Bielsko-Biała
  • Elżbieta Radziszewska, Piotrków Trybunalski
  • Jan Maria Władysław Rokita (born June 18, 1959 in Cracow) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician, a member of Sejm, the lower chamber of the Polish parliament, and chairman of the parliamentery caucus of Platforma Obywatelska (Citizens Platform). Rokita graduated from the Uniwersytet Jagielloński... Jan Rokita, This article is about the city in Poland. There is also Krakow, Wisconsin in the United States of America. This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Kraków (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada... Kraków
  • Sławomir Rybicki, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Toruń. Toruń (pronounce: [:tɔruɲ], Kashubian: Torń, German Thorn, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. It has 208,386 inhabitants (2004... Toruń
  • Jan Rzymełka, Katowice (pronounce: [katɔvʲitsɛ], original former Polish name Kątowicze, 1953-1956 Stalinogród - Stalin City, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. Katowice is the capital of... Katowice
  • Leszek Samborski, Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warszawa
  • Grzegorz Schetyna, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław
  • Krystyna Skowrońska, Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 159,649 (2003), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship (1945-1998). In 2004, Rzeszów hosted the Central European Olympiad... Rzeszów
  • Michał Stuligrosz, The Poznan is also a breed of horse. The title given to this article lacks diacritics because of certain technical limitations. The title with diacritics is: Poznań (in Polish pronounced: ; [pɔznaɲ]; full official name:The Capital City of Poznań, Latin: Posnania, German: Posen) is a... Poznań
  • Tomasz Szczypiński, Kraków (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est.) 1,200,000 2317.93/km² Founded City rights 8th century... Kraków
  • Adam Szejnfeld, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Piła. Piła is a town in northwestern Poland with 77,000 inhabitants (2001). It is situated in the Greater Poland Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Piła Voivodship... Piła
  • Krystyna Szumilas, Gliwice (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 204 800 - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates... Gliwice
  • Iwona Śledzińska-Katarasińska, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Łódź. Łódź (pronounce: [wudʑ]) is the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, located in the centre of the country. It is the capital of the... Łódź
  • Jan Tomaka, Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 159,649 (2003), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship (1945-1998). In 2004, Rzeszów hosted the Central European Olympiad... Rzeszów
  • Tomasz Tomczykiewicz, Bielsko-Biała (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Bielsku-Białej Mayor Jacek Krywult Area 125 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 190 780 - 1526/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 49°50 N 19°04 E Area... Bielsko-Biała
  • Categories: Stub | Polish politicians | 1957 births ... Donald Tusk, Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], Kashubian Gdiniô; German Gdingen) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. Gdynia is located in Kashubia in Eastern Pomerania. Gdynia is part of a conurbation with the spa... Gdynia
  • Eugeniusz Wycisło, Rybnik (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship (Upper) Silesia Municipal government Rada Miasta Rybnika Mayor Adam Fudali Area 148 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 141,374 (2003) none 955/km² Founded City rights 9th century before 1308 Latitude Longitude 50° 06 N 18° 33 E Area... Rybnik
  • Rafał Zagórny, Katowice (pronounce: [katɔvʲitsɛ], original former Polish name Kątowicze, 1953-1956 Stalinogród - Stalin City, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. Katowice is the capital of... Katowice
  • Krzysztof Zaremba, Szczecin (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship West Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Szczecina Mayor Marian Jurczyk Area 301,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 413 600 1372/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1243 Latitude Longitude 14°34E 53°26N Area code +48... Szczecin
  • Bogdan Zdrojewski, The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Wrocław. Wrocław (in Polish pronounced: [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin: Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the name Wroclaw) is a city in Silesia in... Wrocław
  • Stanisław Żmijan, Chełm is a town in eastern Poland with 68,595 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Lublin Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Chelm Voivodship (1975-1998). It lies to the east of Lublin, about 20 km from the border with Ukraine. The city is famous for its Zywiec... Chełm
  • Marek Żyliński, Olsztyn (Flag) (Coat of Arms) Motto: none Voivodship Warmia i Mazury Municipal government Rada Miasta Olsztyn Mayor Czesław Jerzy Małkowski Area 87,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 173 350 - 1972/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 53°47 N 20°30 E... Olsztyn

Citizens Platform Electoral Committee

The Citizens Platform electoral committee consisted of several political parties and groups (Platforma Obywatelska RP being the largest)

  • Stronnictwo-Konserwatywno Ludowe, leader: Artur Balazs
  • Unia Polityki Realnej (Real Politics Union) is a conservative free-market party in Poland. Contents // 1 Leaders 1 Members of Local Authorities 2 Members of Polish Parliament (Sejm) 3 Members of Polish Senate 4 Members of European Parliament 5 History Leaders Stanisław Wojtera - party chairman Stanisław... Unia Polityki Realnej, leader: Stanisław Wojtera

Members of The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. It consists of 100 senators elected in universal ballot. It is headed by the Marshal of Senate (Marszałek Senatu). The Senate can be traced back to a council of royal advisors. In the Nobles Democracy, the Senate... Polish Senate

Members of The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. Together with the Council of Ministers, it comprises the legislative branch of the institutions of the Union. It meets in two locations: Brussels and Strasbourg. The European Parliament cannot... European Parliament

As part of the European People's Party, Citizens Platform was the leader in the Politics of the European Union European constitution European Parliament Council of the European Union European Council European Commission Political parties in the European Union European Parliament party groups Elections in the European Union: 2004 Elections to the European Parliament were held from June 10, 2004 to June 13, 2004 in... 2004 elections to the European Parliament, with 25% of the votes. This gives her 15 of 54 seats reserved for Poland in the The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. Together with the Council of Ministers, it comprises the legislative branch of the institutions of the Union. It meets in two locations: Brussels and Strasbourg. The European Parliament cannot... European Parliament.

  • Jerzy Buzek Professor Jerzy Buzek (born 3 July 1940 in Śmiłowice, Silesian Voivodship) is a Polish academic lecturer and politician, prime minister of Poland in years 1997-2001 and today a Member of European Parliament, elected 13th June, 2004 with the record number of votes in whole... Jerzy Buzek, ex prime minister, professor of technical sciences
  • Zdzisław Chmielewski (born 1942) is a Polish historian, rector of Szczecin University, member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). Biography Zdzisław Chmielewski is the author of over 100 essays, monographs and articles about archival science, modern history and European integration. Initially he worked... Zdzisław Chmielewski, historian, rector of Szczecin University
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  • Filip Kaczmarek, historian and journalist
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  • Janusz Lewandowski (born 13 June 1951 in Lublin) is a Polish economist and politician belonging to the Gdansk liberals group, and a member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). Biography Janusz Lewandowski graduated in economics from Gdansk University, received a doctorate and was a lecturer there until... Janusz Lewandowski, economist, ex-minister of privatisation
  • Paweł Piskorski, politician, ex-mayor of Warsaw ( Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is located on the Vistula river roughly 350 km from both the Baltic Sea coast and the Carpathian Mountains. Its... Warsaw
  • Jan Olbrycht, politician, ex-mayor of Cieszyn Coat of Arms Cieszyn is a town in southern Poland with 37,300 inhabitants (1995). Situated in the Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Bielsko_Biala Voivodship (1975_1998). Cieszyn is situated on the Olza, a tributary of the Oder river, opposite to the Cesky Tesin. The town combines both Polish... Cieszyn
  • Jacek Saryusz-Wolski (born September 19, 1948) is a Polish diplomat, politician and a MEP: member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). Scientific career Jacek Saryusz-Wolski was a professor in Łódź University (Uniwersytet Łódzki) in Łódź and an expert on European... Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, economist, former Poland-EU negotiator, vicepresident of the The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. Together with the Council of Ministers, it comprises the legislative branch of the institutions of the Union. It meets in two locations: Brussels and Strasbourg. The European Parliament cannot... European Parliament
  • Jacek Protasiewicz, fililogist and politician
  • Bogusław Sonik, lawyer and politician
  • Zbigniew Zaleski, professor of psychology
  • Tadeusz Zwiefka (born December 28, 1954) is a Polish journalist, member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). Biography Tadeusz Zwiefka comes from Tuchola in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship, he worked in Szczecin and Warsaw, and today he lives in Poznan. He is an educated lawyer but he works... Tadeusz Zwiefka, journalist

External link

  • Official site (http://www.platforma.org/)

See also: Politics of Poland Politics of Poland Political parties in Poland Elections in Poland: President: 2000 The current government structure consists of a council of ministers led by a Prime Minister, typically chosen from a majority coalition in the bicameral legislatures lower house. The president elected every 5 years is... Politics of Poland, Politics of Poland Politics of Poland Political parties in Poland Elections in Poland: President: 2000 Political parties in Poland lists political parties in Poland. Poland has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work... List of political parties in Poland


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