Poland operates under a parliamentary republic system of government. Heres an overview of the government structure in Poland: Executive Branch: The President: The President of Poland is the head of state and is elected by the citizens in a popular vote for a five-year term. The President has limited executive powers, including the appointment of key officials and the veto power over legislation. The Council of Ministers: The Council of Ministers is the executive body of the Polish government. It is headed by the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the President and approved by the Sejm (the lower house of the Parliament). The Council of Ministers consists of ministers who are responsible for various government departments and agencies. Legislative Branch: The Parliament: The Polish Parliament is a bicameral legislature consisting of two chambers: Sejm (Lower House): The Sejm has 460 members, known as Deputies, who are elected by the citizens in general elections held every four years. The Sejm is responsible for proposing and passing legislation, as well as overseeing the work of the government. Senate (Upper House): The Senate has 100 members, known as Senators, who are elected by the citizens for four-year terms. The Senate reviews and suggests amendments to legislation proposed by the Sejm. Local Governments: Poland is divided into 16 provinces, known as voivodeships, which have their own local governments. Each voivodeship has an elected assembly called the Regional Council, and the executive power is vested in the Marshal of the Voivodeship.
Election gives all citizens, regardless of wealth, a fair shot to be heard and participate in every step of the democratic process
Following is the list of upcoming election(s) in Poland that will be held in near future. You may click on the election name to view detail about the election of your choice. You may also post updates and your comments on these elections
Following is the list of previous election(s) in Poland. You may click on the election name to view detail about the election of your choice. You may also post updates and your comments on these elections