Polish President Andrzej Duda Win Polls With Narrow Margin

Published July 13th, 2020 - 10:17 GMT
Polish President Andrzej Duda flashes V-signs after addressing supporters with his wife Agata as exit poll results were announced during the presidential election in Pultusk, Poland, on July 12, 2020. Poland's right-wing head of state Andrzej Duda was ahead by a tiny margin in the presidential run-off against Warsaw's liberal mayor, an exit poll on on July 12, 2020 showed, starting a tense wait for the official results JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP
Polish President Andrzej Duda flashes V-signs after addressing supporters with his wife Agata as exit poll results were announced during the presidential election in Pultusk, Poland, on July 12, 2020. Poland's right-wing head of state Andrzej Duda was ahead by a tiny margin in the presidential run-off against Warsaw's liberal mayor, an exit poll on on July 12, 2020 showed, starting a tense wait for the official results JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP
Highlights
The voter turnout for Sunday's election was recorded at 68.9%, highest in any national election since the first freely held elections in 1989.

Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has won the presidential elections with a narrow margin, securing another five-year in office, according to official results announced on Monday. 

Duda, aligned with the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, bagged 51.2% of the votes, while Rafal Trzaskowski from the main opposition center-right Civic Platform party secured 48.7%, the National Electoral Commission (PKW) announced with 99.97% of the votes counted.

The voter turnout for Sunday's election was recorded at 68.9%, highest in any national election since the first freely held elections in 1989.

Voters in Poland headed to the polls on Sunday for the second round of the presidential elections as no candidate secured more than 50% of the votes in the first round held on June 28.

This article has been adapted from its original source.     


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