IDM Short Insights 33: Why Local Elections in Poland Will Be a Test for the Tusk Government


In 2024, it is worth keeping an eye not only on national elections. In early April, Poles will be voting for local governments and mayors. In the newest IDM Short Insight, our colleague Malwina Talik explains why local ballots will carry significant weight for Poland. They represent an important test for the new Polish government, as well as for the Law and Justice party, which has been undergoing a deep crisis since its defeat in the parliamentary elections in the fall of 2023.