Andrzej Duda re-wins Poland’s presidential election
Published: 04:51 PM, 13 July 2020
Right-wing Polish President Andrzej Duda has won the country’s presidential election again by a narrow margin viral Rafal Trzaskowski, the BBC confirmed the matter quoting the country’s election commission.
At a news conference on Monday, Poland’s election commission said President Duda had been re-elected with only 51.2 percent of the vote, the shortest time since the end of communism in 1989.
One of the key issues in this election was the future of Poland’s cordial relations with the EU.
Duda is a conservative right-wing politician and head of the country’s ruling coalition government. His rival is the country’s Warsaw capital mayor Trzaskowski, who is also a liberal politician.
While in power, Dudar’s decision sparked controversy across the country, but it was thought he was going to win again.
The country’s election commission said the full results were not yet available, but 99 percent of the results had been obtained. Dudar’s victory has been confirmed as per the results.