A-list artists said they will organize a free music festival in the city with the highest percentage of voters, while the Ministry of Interior and Administration promised to donate 16 fire trucks to municipalities with the best results.
Incumbent President Andrzej Duda is assured of winning the first round of the presidential election but in the second round he leads Rafal Trzaskowski by only 1 percentage point and anything is possible, shows an IBRIS survey for the Rzeczpospolita daily.
Poland's presidential election must take place by August 6, the end of incumbent President Andrzej Duda's term, Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek said on Tuesday.
Poland sees June 28 as the optimal and most realistic date for holding the presidential election, deputy PM and State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin told the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (DGP) daily on Wednesday.
Polish Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski expressed his conviction on Monday that postal voting was the safest method and the only one that could be carried out during the epidemic.
Polish Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek said on Tuesday that the Constitution allows the presidential election to be held on Saturday, May 23. This is the latest possible date of this election envisaged by the Constitution, she added.
The head of the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced on Thursday that, keeping in mind the health and lives of the electorate and polling station staff, special voting methods should be introduced and added that postal voting was the easiest such procedure.
The presidium of the European People's Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament (EP) has called on the Polish government to declare a state of emergency and hold the presidential election, planned for May 10, after the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
A safe presidential election in its traditional form would be possible in two years at the earliest due to the coronavirus epidemic, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said on Friday and added that if political parties disagree on it, the only secure form is postal voting.
Ten candidates will face off in the presidential election in May, including incumbent president Andrzej Duda, the State Electoral Commission announced on Thursday. The last candidates were registered earlier on the same day.