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Poland's PiS wins general election - results from 83% of constituencies

Poland's PiS wins general election - results from 83% of constituencies
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski speaks after the exit poll results are announced in Warsaw, Poland, October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel -
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WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party won Sunday’s parliamentary election with 45.2% of votes, according to official results from 82.8% of constituencies published by the electoral committee on Monday.

Poland’s biggest opposition grouping Civic Coalition (KO) came second with 26.1% support, followed by the leftist alliance, The Left, with 12.1%. The bloc of agrarian PSL and anti-system Kukiz’15 was at 8.8% while the far-right Confederation got 6.7% based on the partial official results.

(Reporting by Agnieszka Barteczko; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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