Poland Comes First
Published 12th September, 2011
Poland Comes First or PJN was founded on 16th November 2010 as a splinter group from the Law and Justice Party (PiS). Subsequently they have also taken defectors from the Civic Platform (PO). It describes itself as centre right but more pro free market than the PiS.
As yet it has fought no elections, but in opinion polls for the 2011 general election it is showing at around 8% of the vote. As a result of defections it has 15 seats in the Sejm or lower house and 3 MEPs.
It is a member of the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament.