Duma Polska

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Duma Polska = Polish Pride
LeaderJohn Zylinski
FoundedFebruary 2018
HeadquartersLondon
IdeologyPro-Europeanism
Minority rights
Local government
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Website
www.polishpride.org

Duma Polska = Polish Pride, also known as Duma Polska or Polish Pride, is a political party in the United Kingdom.[1] It seeks to represent European Union citizens on a pro-European platform.[2] Its leader and founder is John Zylinski, a Polish aristocrat.[3]

History[edit]

The party was set up by Polish aristocrat Jan Zylinski in February 2018. In the May 2018 local elections, the party fielded 48 candidates across 16 London boroughs.[4] The party aimed to win over Polish voters and other minorities dissatisfied with Brexit and eurosceptics,[5] however it did not win any seats.[citation needed]

Election results[edit]

In the 2018 local elections in London, the party received 6,983 votes (approximately 0.1%) and no seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Registration Summary Electoral Commission
  2. ^ ""Polish Pride": Aristocrat prince John Zylinski launches new party for EU citizens". Evening Standard. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Prince John Zylinski launches "Polish Pride" party of EU citizens". i News. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Polish Pride seeks May 3 votes in Ealing, Hillingdon". Ealing Times. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  5. ^ Polish Pride: Aristocrat's new party targets Waltham Forest Council seats East London & West Essex Guardian. 3 April. Retrieved 20 August 2018