The pre-election promises made by the Law and Justice government to municipalities with the highest turnout in the elections will cost over PLN 1.5 billion. The money will flow, among others: to rural women’s circles.
Although everything indicates that PiS will not create a parliamentary majority and, despite winning the elections, will say goodbye to power, the promises made when leaving will burden the state treasury. These are promises made just before the elections to municipalities that achieved the highest turnout in the elections.
Attendance programs include: a promise made on October 9 by the head of the Ministry of Agriculture. – We are announcing another turnout program, a program that will encourage more Poles to take part in the elections. (…) For each commune that exceeds 60% turnout and has up to 20,000 inhabitants. inhabitants – 250 thousand PLN for Rural Women’s Circles, folk bands and brass bands – announced Robert Telus.
The rules of the recently announced competition called “Battle for Fire Stations”, in which communes with up to 20,000 inhabitants will participate, are also current. inhabitants. The one with the highest attendance in the district will receive PLN 1 million for the renovation or construction of a fire station.
This is not the end of incentives to participate in the elections, Kamil Bortniczuk, the Minister of Sport and Tourism, who was present at the same conference where Robert Telus announced the turnout bonus, announced that each commune with a population of up to 20,000 inhabitants will receive 250 thousand. PLN additional funds for the operation of a sports club or sports clubs, if there are more of them in such a commune.
After adding up the value of all pre-election turnout bonuses, communes that meet the conditions can count on up to PLN 1.5 million to develop their activities.
The highest attendance
Turnout in Sunday’s parliamentary elections was the highest in the history of the Third Polish Republic and amounted to over 74%. The best result was achieved by the Klwów commune in the Masovian Voivodeship, which boasts a turnout of 90.6%.
Average attendance in municipalities with a population of between 10,000 and 20,000. inhabitants amounted to 72.3 percent Among large cities, Warsaw boasts the highest turnout. In the capital, 84.92 percent voted. subjects.