Poland political map
Map of Poland political. Poland political map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to print. Poland political map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to download. The politics of Poland take place in the framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government of a multi-party system and the President is the head of state a its shown in Poland political map. The political system is defined in the Polish Constitution, which also guarantees a wide range of individual freedoms. Poland top national security goal is to further integrate with NATO and other west European defense, economic, and political institutions via a modernization and reorganization of its military. Polish military doctrine reflects the same defense nature as its NATO partners.
The Polish Parliament has two chambers. The lower chamber (Sejm) has 460 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation in multi-seat constituencies using the d'Hondt method similar to that used in many parliamentary political systems, with a 5 % threshold (8% for coalitions, threshold waived for national minorities) as its mentioned in Poland political map. The Senate (Senat) has 100 members elected for a four year term in 40 multi-seat constituencies under a rare plurality bloc voting method where several candidates with the highest support are elected from each electorate.
Since 1989, Poland has had a multi-party system, with numerous competing political parties. Individual parties normally do not manage to gain power alone, and usually work with other parties to form coalition governments. Civic Platform (PO) as you can see in Poland political map is one of the two major parties on the Polish political scene since 2005, PO first entered the Sejm in 2001. Leading party in government since 2007. United Poland (SP) - Right wing and eurosceptic grouping which split from PiS, following the expulsion of Zbigniew Ziobro and his factional allies from the party, following the 2011 parliamentary elections. SP is yet to transform itself from a political grouping centred around Ziobro to a formal political party. League of Polish Families (LPR) - a right wing party, in the Sejm from 2001. Formed a coalition government with PiS and Samoobrona in 2006-2007.