Poland

1990 Presidential Elections

Date: first round: 25 November; second round: 9 December
Number of
registered voters: first round;  second round
Turnout: first round;  second round
Votes: first round: total cast:
14,305,794; valid: 13,976,760; second round: cast: 16,442,474; valid:16,179,394

 

Candidates

 

Party/ Nominated by

First Round Second Round

Votes

% Votes

Votes

% Votes

Lech Walesa Solidarity, POC et al 6,569,889 39.96 10,622,696 74.25
Stanislaw Tyminski Independent 3,797,605 23.10 3,683,098 25.75
Tadeusz Mazowiecki UD 2,973,264 18.08 - -
Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz SLD 1,514,025 9.21 - -
Roman Bartoszcze PSL 1,176,175 7.15 - -
Leszek Moczulski KPN 411,516 2.50 - -
TOTAL 13,976,760 100 16,179,394 100

LEGEND
POC - Civic Centre Record (Porozumienie Objwatelskie Centrum)
UD - Democratic Union (Unia Demokratyczna)
SLD - Alliance of the Democratic Left (Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej)
PSL -  Polish Socialist Party (Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe)
KPN - Confederation for Independent Poland (Konfederacja Polski Niepodleglej)

 

1995 Presidential Elections

Date: first round: 5 November; second round: 19 November
Number of Registered voters:
first round: 28,136,332; second round: 28,062,409
Turnout:
first round: 64.70%; second round: 68.23%
Votes: first round: total cast: 18,203,218; valid: 17,872,350; second round: cast: 19,146,496; valid: 18,762,615.

 

Candidates

 

Party/ Nominated by

First Round Second Round

Votes

% Votes

Votes

% Votes

Aleksander Kwasniewski SLD 6,275,670 35.11 9,704,439 51.72
Lech Walesa Independent 5,917,328 33.11 9,058,176 48.28
Jan Olszewski RdP 1,225,453 6.86 - -
Jacek Kuron UWi 1,646,946 9.21 - -
Waldemar Pawluk PSL 770,419 4.31 - -
Tadeusz Zielinski UP 631,432 3.53 - -
Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz ZChN 492,628 2.76 - -
Janusz Korwin-Mikke UPR 428,969 2.40 - -
Andrej Lepper SamoObrona 235,797 1.32 - -
Jan Pietrzak Independent 201,033 1.12 - -
Tadeusz Kozluk Independent 27,259 0.15 - -
Kazimierz Piotrowicz Independent 12,591 0.07 - -
Leszek Bubel Independent 6,825 0.04 - -
TOTAL 17,872,350 100 18,762,615 100


LEGEND
SLD - Alliance of the Democratic Left (Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej)
RdP - Movement for the Republic (Ruch dla Rzeczypospolitej)
UW - Freedom Union (Unia Wolnosci)
PSL -  Polish Peasant Party (Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe)
UP - Labour Union (Unia Pracy)
ZCN - Christian-National Union(Zjednoczenie Chrzescijansko Narodowe)
UPR - Union of Political Realism (Unia Polityki Realnej)
SamoObrona - Self-Defense

 

2000 Presidential Elections

Date: 8 October
Number of Registered voters
: 29,122,304
Turnout
: 61.08%
Votes: total cast:
17,789,231; valid: 17,598,919

Candidates

Party / Nominated by

Votes % Votes
Aleksander Kwasniewski

incumbent*

9,485,224 53.90
Andrzej Olechowski

independent

3,044,141 17.30
Marian Krzaklewski

AWS

2,739,621 15.57
Jaroslaw Kalinowski

PSL

1,047,949 5.95
Andrzej Lepper

SamoObrona

537,570 3.05
Lech Walesa

ChDIIIRP

252,499 1.43
Janusz Korwin-Mikke

UPR

178,590 1.01
Piotr Ikonowicz

PPS

139,682 0.79
Jan Lopuszanski

PP

89,002 0.51
Dariusz Grabowski

KdP

38,672 0.22
Tadeusz Wilecki

independent

28,805 0.16
Bogdan Pawlowski

independent

17,164 0.10
TOTAL 17,598,919 100

* supported by SLD - Alliance of the Democratic Left (Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej)

LEGEND
AWS - Solidarity Election Action (Akcja Wyborcza Solidarnosc)
SamoObrona - Self-Defense

ChDIIIRP - Christian Democracy of the Third Republic (Chrzescijanska Demokracja III Rzeczypospolitej)
UPR - Union of Political Realism (Unia Polityki Realnej)

KdP - Coallition for Poland (Koalicja dla Polski) composed of Ojczyzna, Krajowego Porozumienie Emerytow, Polska Racja Stanu 
PSL -  Polish Peasant Party (Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe)
PP - Polish Understanding (Porozumienie Polski)

SOURCES: Panstowa Komisja Wyborcza - National Election Commission

 

 

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