The head of the president’s office, Marcin Mastalerek, said that Andrzej Duda has already decided to entrust him with the mission of forming a government. It will be announced during a special message.
Andrzej Duda has decided who he will entrust with the mission of forming a government after the parliamentary elections – this is the conclusion from Marcin Mastalerek’s entry published on Monday, November 6 in the morning on Twitter. The head of the president’s office said “that after consultations and deep consideration, President Andrzej Duda has already made a decision on the so-called first step.”
The head of state’s associate emphasized that “this is the final decision” and it will be announced during the speech that the president will deliver today at 8 p.m. For now, it is not known which policy Andrzej Duda will indicate. “I recommend that those who want to appeal to the president watch the evening’s speech calmly,” said Marcin Mastalerek.
Andrzej Duda: We have two candidates for prime minister
After the announcement of the results of the parliamentary elections, two-day consultations with representatives of all election committees were held at the Presidential Palace. After they ended, Andrzej Duda announced that “today we have two serious candidates for the position of prime minister, we have two political groups that claim to have a parliamentary majority and that have their own candidate for prime minister.”
– Law and Justice announced that their candidate for prime minister would be Mateusz Morawiecki. They also informed me, when asked directly, that they assumed that they would have a majority in the Sejm, which would enable them to support this candidate, he said. The president added that KO, Third Way and the Left indicated Donald Tusk as the politician who should head the Polish government.
Poll. Who should become prime minister?
In a United Surveys survey commissioned by RMF FM and “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna”, Poles were asked who President Andrzej Duda should designate as prime minister. 40.4 percent of respondents answered that it should be Donald Tusk. 30.2 percent indicate Mateusz Morawiecki, and almost 18 percent he expects “another candidate”.
The study also shows how much support candidates have from their own electorate. 80 percent PiS voters believe that Mateusz Morawiecki should form a new government. 5 percent people who voted for this party indicate Donald Tusk. In turn, 64 percent of those who voted for the opposition want Donald Tusk to be prime minister, but 21 percent say the president should appoint another candidate. This result should not be surprising, because the total support of people who voted not only for PO, but also for the Left and Third Way was taken into account.