Polish elections on International Press

Poland lurches to right with election of Law and Justice party. (The Guardian)

Its eurosceptic leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski has claimed victory, and the outgoing Prime Minister, Ewa Kopacz of the centrist Civic Platform party, has admitted defeat. Law and Justice has strong support in Poland’s rural areas. (BBC)

The exit polls showed only three other parties making it into parliament, one led by rock star Pawel Kukiz, a new pro-business party Modern Poland and the Polish Peasants Party. (Deutsche Welle)

Poland turns conservatives and eurosceptic. (El Pais)

Poland turns right and anti-EU party wins elections. (Corriere della Sera)

Distrustful of the EU and an advocate of a strong NATO stance in dealing with Moscow, the party opposes joining the euro zone any time soon, promises more welfare spending on the poor and wants banks subject to new taxation. (France24)

If the figures prove correct, the moderate Eurosceptic party of veteran politician Jarosław Kaczyński would have a small parliamentary majority, allowing it to govern alone. (Russia Today)