On Wednesday, January 31, Łukasz Gibała became a candidate for the mayor of Krakow. The National Electoral Commission was informed about the establishment of his committee.
Łukasz Gibała is a Krakow councilor and founder of the Krakow for Residents association. He will run for the mayor of Krakow as a non-partisan candidate. However, from the very beginning he gained the support of Daria Gosek-Popiołek, an MP from the Razem party.
Łukasz Gibała is a candidate for the president of Krakow
On Wednesday, January 31, Gibała’s associates formally notified the National Electoral Commission of the establishment of the Electoral Committee of Łukasz Gibała’s Voters – Kraków for Residents. After obtaining official confirmation from the electoral commissioner, Gibala’s community will be able to register his list for the city council and his candidacy for president.
— We are creating an election committee composed of people who have been working for the whole of Krakow or their immediate area for a long time. Many of our future candidates for the city council have already proven many times how important greenery, comfortable public transport and sustainable development in Krakow are to them – said Łukasz Gibała himself in a press release.
Beginning of the local government campaign
The electoral campaign for local government elections formally began on Monday, January 29, with the publication of Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s regulation on this matter in the Journal of Laws. The final vote of the campaign is scheduled for April 7.
Gibała has already met several rival candidates in the elections for the mayor of Krakow. Opposite him will be, among others: vocalist Marcin Bzyk-Bąk, activist Mateusz Jaśko, vice-president of Krakow Andrzej Kulig and rector of the University of Economics Stanisław Mazur. MP Aleksander Miszalski will run on behalf of PO.