LokalnaPolityka.pl is the first website in Poland describing local government politics on the basis of research, data and analyses. Instytut Badań Samorządowych (Institute of Local Government Research) provides unique polls, experience and knowledge of its experts in order to describe the most important issues for the residents of local governments in details.
The goal of LokalnaPolityka.pl is to strive for a reliable presentation of the political situation in the local governments, as well as to observe how do the regions, towns or communes (gminas) cope with social policy. The website provides knowledge by contents, podcasts and interactive reports.
The polls of IBS regarding the support for candidates for town mayors and Samorządowy Ranking Zaufania (Local Government Trust Ranking) for the key governors prepared periodically are published on the website. Additionally, basing on the data provided by Instytut Badań Samorządowych (Institute of Local Government Research), the need for changes in towns, senior policy and actions taken by the town against smog are analysed.
As the first in Poland, LokalnaPolityka.pl prepared the proprietary forecast of elections to regional assemblies, predicting the today’s balance of power in local governments and coalitions which could be formed in the assemblies. In addition, forecasts of political parties support in all 107 presidential towns, as well as forecasts for city councils in selected towns are available.
On LokalnaPolityka.pl you will also find an assessment of the political situation of towns’ authorities – the experts of LokalnaPolityka.pl estimate who has a stable position, who can not count on certain re-election and who is threatened with a referendum.
The activities implemented by the town for residents are also analysed. On the basis of the taken initiatives, as well as the way they are communicated, the experts evaluate the town in five categories thanks to which it is possible to compare the social policy in all presidential towns in Poland.
Best political polls 2018
Instytut Badań Samorządowych (Institute of Local Government Research) received the award from Centrum Badań Ilościowych nad Polityką (Center for Quantitative Research on Politics) of the Jagiellonian University for the best polls in local governments elections 2018.
Best presidential poll 2020
Instytut Badań Spraw Publicznych (Institute of Public Affairs Research) won main award for the most accurate pre-election poll of VI edition – Presidential elections 2020 in the Złoty Puchar Pytii (Pythia Gold Cup) competition organized by Centrum Badań Ilościowych nad Polityką (Center for Quantitative Research on Politics) of the Jagiellonian University.
Best election forecasts 2019 and 2020
StanPolityki.pl has been awarded twice by Centrum Badań Ilościowych nad Polityką (Center for Quantitative Research on Politics) of the Jagiellonian University for the most accurate election forecasts:
Parliamentary elections 2019
Presidential elections 2020