Law and Justice Party Wins in Poland’s Parliamentary Elections

October 25, 2015 8:36 PM

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Law and Justice Party Wins in Poland’s Parliamentary Elections

WARSAW — Poland’s main right-wing opposition party, out of power for nearly a decade, came roaring back in parliamentary elections Sunday, with a platform mixing calls for higher wages with appeals to traditional Catholic values.

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, speaking to supporters, conceded defeat. Official exit polls, released immediately after voting ended Sunday evening, showed the right-wing party, Law and Justice, drawing 39.1 percent of the vote, trouncing Civic Platform, the center-right party that has governed since 20...

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