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Encyclopedia > Polish presidential election, 2000
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Subseries of the Politics series Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Politics of Poland takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... Look up Politics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political...

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President-elect: Lech Kaczyński

Sejm
Senate Flag of the President of Poland The President of the Republic of Poland plays a very important part in the Polish legal system. ... // Presidential election result Kaczyński won 8,257,468 votes, (54. ... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ... The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. ...

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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland represents the Council of Ministers (the Cabinet) and directs their work, supervises territorial self-government within the guidelines and in ways described in the Constitution and other legislation, and acts as the superior for all government administration workers (heading the public service... Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz (born December 20, 1959 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a Polish politician, prime minister since 31 October 2005. ... The Council of Ministers (cabinet), or Polish government, consists of ministers, heads of departments of ministerial rank, and heads of central institutions. ... // Existing ministries Ministerstwo Finansów (Ministry of Finances) Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Ministerstwo Spraw WewnÄ™trznych i Administracji (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration) Ministerstwo SprawiedliwoÅ›ci (Ministry of Justice) Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej (Ministry of National Defence) Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi ( Ministry of Agriculture and Rural... The Supreme Court of Poland supervises the adjudication in: General courts - these are district, voivodeship, and appeal courts. ... The Constitutional Tribunal of Poland is a judicial body established to resolve disputes on the constitutionality of the activities of state institutions; its main task is to supervise the compliance of statutory law with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland. ... The State Tribunal of Poland is the judicial body, which rules on the constitutional liability of people holding the highest offices of state. ... The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland (Polish: Naczelny SÄ…d Administracyjny) is the court of last resort in administrative cases i. ... The Supreme Chamber of Control (Polish: Najwyższa Izba Kontroli, short: NIK) is one of the oldest state institutions in Poland, created under the Second Republic on February 7, 1919, barely 3 months after the restoration of Polands independence. ... List of the Polish Ombudsmen: Ewa Łętowska - November 19, 1987 - February 12, 1992 Tadeusz ZieliÅ„ski - February 13, 1992 - May 7, 1996 Adam ZieliÅ„ski - May 8, 1996 - June 29, 2000 Andrzej Zoll - from June 30, 2000 Official site Categories: Poland-related stubs | Politics of Poland ... Political parties in Poland lists political parties in Poland. ... League of Polish Families (Liga Polskich Rodzin, or LPR) is a conservative-nationalist opposition party within the Polish Parliament. ... The Democratic Party () is a liberal party in Poland, publicly announced on February 28 and formally established on May 9, 2005 as an enlargement of the Freedom Union (Unia WolnoÅ›ci), which it legally succeeds. ... Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) (PiS) is a Polish conservative political party, established in 2001, by the KaczyÅ„ski twins: Lech, the former justice minister, the current mayor of the capital, Warsaw, and the president-elect of Poland, and JarosÅ‚aw, who is the President of the party. ... Citizens Platform (Platforma Obywatelska, often also called Civic Platform) is a liberal conservative political party in Poland. ... The Polish Peasant Party (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe) is a political party in Poland. ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as a splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... Democratic Left Alliance (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic (Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Labor Union (Unia Pracy) is a Polish political party. ... Elections in Poland gives information on election and election results in Poland. ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 25 (1st round), and Sunday December 9, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 5 (1st round), and Sunday November 19, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on October 9 and October 23, 2005. ... Contract Sejm (Polish: ) is a term commonly applied to the Polish Parliament elected in the Polish parliamentary elections of 1989. ... Sejm election Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 1991 elections | Elections in Poland | 1991 in Poland ... Sejm election German Minority - 4 MPs Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 1993 elections | Elections in Poland | 1993 in Poland ... Sejm election German Minority - 2 MPs Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 1997 elections | Elections in Poland ... Sejm election German Minority - 2 MPs Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 2001 elections | Elections in Poland ... Parliamentary elections for both houses of the Parliament of Poland were held on September 25, 2005. ... Elections to the European Parliament were held in Poland on June 13, 2004. ... There have been several referenda in history of Poland. ... Poland became a full member of NATO in March 1999, and of the European Union in May 2004. ... In the first centuries of its emergence in the 10th century, the Polish nation was led by a series of strong rulers who converted the Poles to Christendom, created a strong Central European state, and integrated Poland into European culture. ...

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Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday October 8. 61,2% of citizens cast their votes during the first round, 98,93% of those were valid. There was no second round. Initially there were 13 candidates, but Jan Olszewski resigned a few days before the election, urging his supporters to vote for Marian Krzaklewski. Electiosn were won by Aleksander Kwaśniewski, winner of the previous Polish presidential election, 1995, who stayed in office for the second term. October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Jan Olszewski (born 1930) is a Polish lawyer and political figure. ... Office President of Poland Term of office from December 23, 1995 until December 23, 2005 Profession Journalist Political party SLD Spouse Jolanta KwaÅ›niewska Date of birth November 15, 1954 Place of birth BiaÅ‚ogard, Poland Date of death {{{death_date}}} Place of death {{{death_in}}} Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski (pronounced: â–¶(?)) (born November... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 5 (1st round), and Sunday November 19, 1990 (2n round). ...

Candidate Party Votes
Aleksander Kwaśniewski independent
(supported by
SLD and UP)
9 485 224 53,90%
Andrzej Olechowski independent 3 044 141 17,30%
Marian Krzaklewski AWS 2 739 621 15,57%
Jarosław Kalinowski PSL 1 047 949 5,95%
Andrzej Lepper Samoobrona 537 570 3,05%
Janusz Korwin-Mikke UPR 252 499 1,43%
Lech Wałęsa ChD III RP 178 590 1,01%
Jan Łopuszański PP 139 682 0,79%
Dariusz Grabowski ? 89 002 0,51%
Tadeusz Wilecki SN 38 672 0,22%
Piotr Ikonowicz PPS 28 805 0,16%
Bogdan Pawłowski independent 17 164 0,10%

Turn-out: 61,12% Office President of Poland Term of office from December 23, 1995 until December 23, 2005 Profession Journalist Political party SLD Spouse Jolanta KwaÅ›niewska Date of birth November 15, 1954 Place of birth BiaÅ‚ogard, Poland Date of death {{{death_date}}} Place of death {{{death_in}}} Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski (pronounced: â–¶(?)) (born November... Democratic Left Alliance (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... Labor Union (Unia Pracy) is a Polish political party. ... Andrzej Olechowski (b. ... Solidarity Electoral Action (Akcja Wyborcza Solidarność, AWS) is a political party coalition in Poland. ... The Polish Peasant Party (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe) is a political party in Poland. ... Andrzej Zbigniew Lepper (born June 13, 1954 in StowiÄ™cino, Poland) is a Polish politician, leader of Self-Defense of the Republic of Poland political party and Member of Parliament. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic ( Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Janusz Korwin-Mikke (b. ... Unia Polityki Realnej (Real Politics Union) is a conservative free-market party in Poland. ... Office President of Poland Term of office from December 22, 1990 until December 23, 1995 Profession Electrician and shipyard worker Political party none, see Solidarity for details Spouse Danuta WaÅ‚Ä™sa Date of birth September 29, 1943 Place of birth Popowo, Poland Date of death Place of death Lech Wa... ChrzeÅ›cijaÅ„ska Demokracja III Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (ChD III RP or ChDRP, Christian Democracy of the 3rd Republic of Poland) is a now-defunct Polish political party created by Lech WaÅ‚Ä™sa in 1998. ... Porozumienie Polskie (Polish Agreement ??) is a small political group in Polish parliament, MPs elected from the Liga Polskich Rodzin electoral committee. ... Dariusz Maciej Grabowski Dariusz Maciej Grabowski (born on 28 August 1950 in Warszawa) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Masovian Voivodship with the Liga Polskich Rodzin, part of the Independence and Democracy and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on Budgets. ... The Polish Socialist Party (Polska Partia Socjalistyczna, PPS) was one of the two most important Polish political parties from its inception in 1892 until 1948, when it merged with the Stalinist Polish Workers Party (PPR) to form the Polish United Workers Party (PZPR), the ruling party in the Peoples...


A second round was not necessary, because Aleksander Kwaśniewski gained more than 50% of votes.


See also:

Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 25 (1st round), and Sunday December 9, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 5 (1st round), and Sunday November 19, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on October 9 and October 23, 2005. ...

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