Ryszard Kalisz

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Ryszard Kalisz
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Member of the Sejm
Incumbent
Assumed office
19 October 2001
Constituency 19 – Warsaw I
Personal details
Born 1957
Nationality Polish
Political party Independent (2013-present)
Democratic Left Alliance (?-2013)

Ryszard Kalisz (Polish pronunciation: [ˈrɨʂart ˈkalʲiʂ], born February 26, 1957 in Warsaw) is a Polish leftist politician and a former member of the Democratic Left Alliance party. In early years he joined the Socialist Union of Polish Students, where he was deputy director of the Main Auditing Committee. He was a member of the communist Polish United Workers' Party) from 1978 until its dissolution in 1990.

He was the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration in the cabinet of Marek Belka. Kalisz was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 36,013 votes in the 19th Warsaw district, campaigning from the Democratic Left Alliance list. He is a former communist.

He was also a member of the Sejm 2001-2005.

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