Over 50 pct believe incumbent president will win next year's election

Radek Pietruszka/PAP

President Andrzej Duda is expected to win next year's presidential election by 59.4 percent of IBRIS poll respondents, 10.8 percent have the same opinion about Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, the Civic Coalition (KO) candidate.

Szymon Holownia, a journalist and independent candidate, is believed to be the winner by 6.3 percent of those surveyed, according to the poll published by the daily Rzeczpospolita on Friday.

Wladyslaw Kosiniak Kamysz, the leader of the Polish People's Party (PSL), comes fourth. He is expected to win by 5 percent.

A candidate of the Left is seen as the person who will win next year's presidential election by 1.9 percent, and the candidate of the Confederation by 0.7 percent.

Over 15 percent were undecided.

IBRIS carried out the survey on December 19-20 on a sample of 1,100 adult Poles using the computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) technique.