Poland appears poised to hand conservatives victory

The eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party led by controversial ex-premier Jaroslaw Kaczynski commands an 8-to-12 point poll leadThe opposition Law and Justice (PiS) party led by controversial ex-premier Jaroslaw Kaczynski commands an 8-to-12 point poll lead over the liberal, pro-European Civic Platform (PO) of Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz. Analysts say the PiS could even end up governing alone. “That the economy kept growing during the (2008-9) global crisis wasn’t thanks to the PO, but rather to the gigantic influx of EU funds and investment ahead of the Euro 2012 championships,” Agnieszka, 40, a senior manager at a Warsaw construction company, told AFP.

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