Polish presidential election, 1947

Polish presidential election, 1947 took place on February 5, 1947 and it was the last presidential election in Poland before 1989. The president had to be elected by the newly formed Legislative Sejm among presented candidates. Hovewer, the only standing figure was Bolesław Bierut. Opposition Polish People's Party voted against.[1]


Candidate Supported by For Blank/invalid votes
Votes % Votes %
Bolesław Bierut Democratic Bloc, Labor Party,
Polish People's Party "Nowe Wyzwolenie"
419 94,36% 25 5,64%


  1. With 24 blank and 1 invalid votes. Source: Kronika XX wieku, Warsaw 1991, p. 692.

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