Jacek Piechota Politician
Jacek Piechota (pronounced [ˈjat͡sɛk pjɛˈxɔta]; born April 28, 1959 in Szczecin) is a Polish left-wing politician. He was the Minister of Economy from 2001 to 2003, under Prime Minister Leszek Miller, and again in 2005 under Prime Minister Marek Belka. Piechota was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, receiving 17257 votes in 41 Szczecin district as a candidate on the Democratic Left Alliance list. He was also a member of the Polish United Workers' Party from 1978 to 1990. He was also a member of PRL Sejm 1985-1989, PRL Sejm 1989-1991, Sejm 1991-1993, Sejm 1993-1997, Sejm 1997-2001, and Sejm 2001-2005.
Democratic Left Alliance
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Democratic Left Alliance is a social-democratic political party in Poland. Formed in 1991 as a coalition of centre-left parties, it was formally established as a single party on 15 April 1999. It is currently the third largest opposition party in Poland.