Poland’s ruling Civic Platform party may agree to a referendum on euro adoption if the main opposition party approves constitutional amendments allowing for the currency switch, Gazeta Wyborcza reported today.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski ’s stronger-than- expected performance in losing the July 4 presidential election may revitalize the opposition, damping optimism for government plans to reduce the budget deficit, political scientists said.
Poland’s ruling Civic Platform is favored to win a second term as voters choose rising prosperity over policies and reward the only European Union government to dodge a recession amid the 2009 global financial collapse.
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said a confidence motion brought against his government today by the largest opposition party was a “masquerade” designed to destabilize the European Union’s largest eastern economy.
Bronislaw Komorowski received fewer votes than expected in Poland’s presidential elections, setting up a runoff with Jaroslaw Kaczynski that may determine the pace of euro adoption and deficit reduction.
Poland’s acting President Bronislaw Komorowski can’t rely on winning the July 4 second round vote after his party garnered a narrower victory than polls had indicated in the first round, said Andrzej Olszewski of pollster TNS OBOP .