†We say that the coincidence of election dates is unfavorable for the elections themselves, for the voters and those who participate in them. There is not always a final decision, it will be taken after consultation with the president,” PiS spokesman Radosław Fogiel said in “Signals of the day” (Program I of Polish Radio).
It’s no secret that the spring date appears in the talks, it would also allow local governments to be more flexible in budgeting and have more influence from the newly elected members on the budget of a local government unit.
– he emphasized.
Problems with elections
The politician also pointed out the problems that could be related to the overlap of local and parliamentary election dates.
The problems with the elections would be on different levels, these are two parallel campaigns, [prowadzone] by the same electoral commissions, each must be accounted for and documented. One campaign is returnable, parties are reimbursed and the other is not
How does the voter know that Jan Kowalski’s billboard is on one side of the road for the parliamentary elections, and the same Kowalski’s billboard is on the other side of the street in the Voivodeship Council campaign
– he noted.
The Pegasus Case
A PiS spokesperson also pointed to the purchase of the Pegasus system.
An attempt is made to give the impression that the Polish state and the Polish crime-fighting services should be deprived of all instruments, they should be toothless
– he noted.
gah / Polskie Radio