Bogusław Ziętek

Bogusław Ziętek
Chariman of Polish Labour Party
Assumed office
30 October 2005
Acting since 1 May 2013
Preceded by Daniel Podrzycki
Succeeded by TBD
Personal details
Born (1964-10-09)October 9, 1964
Zawiercie, Poland
Political party Polish Labour Party

Bogusław Zbigniew Ziętek (born October 9, 1964 in Zawiercie) - Polish trade union activist. Co-founder and leader of Free Trade Union "August 80" (Wolny Związek Zawodowy "Sierpień 80"). From October 30, 2005 to May 1,2013 he was leader of Polish Labour Party. From May 1, 2013 he is acting leader of Polish Labour Party. He is also candidate of this party in the 2010 Polish presidential election. He has a medium technical education.

Participation in elections

He was candidate for Sejm three times. First time in 2001 (as member of Alternatywa Ruch Społeczny), in the Gliwice electoral district he got 379 votes. In 2005 (as member of the Polish Labour Party) he got 1199 in the Sosnowiec electoral district. In 2007, again for PLP and in the same district, he got 2233 votes.

In the 2004 European Parliament election of Poland, as candidate of PLP in the Silesian constituency he got 442 votes. In 2009, he tried the same in the same constituency and again for PLP and got 3666 votes.

On April 25, 2010 he registered his own committee for the presidential election. On May 7 National Electoral Commission registered him as candidate for the office of President of Poland.[1] In the election he got only 0.18% of votes and didn't get into the second round.

Political opinion

Ziętek supports: taxation of clergy, abolition of immunity for the MPs, liquidation of the Senate, legalization of civil unions, liquidation of Institute of National Remembrance and Central Anticorruption Bureau.[2]


  • Website of Ziętek's Electoral Committee
  • Ziętek's page on National Electoral Commission's website
  • Super Express
  • Candidates
  • Who is him?

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