Incumbent Andrzej Duda's win in the presidential runoff strengthens the position of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, in power since 2015, the Belgian daily Le Soir wrote on Monday, adding that the "conservative" candidate defeated the "liberal."
Andrzej Duda's success in the presidential election is a victory for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party which now has a clear path to continue its radical programme of restructuring Poland, Brussels-based portal Politico wrote on Monday.
The most likely dates for the presidential election are June 28 or July 5, after Poland's May 10 all-mail vote was cancelled, Jaroslaw Gowin, leader of the Agreement party, a junior ruling coalition member, told a private broadcaster TVN24 on Tuesday.
In view of the epidemic in Poland, President Andrzej Duda should ask himself if it is fair and ethical to carry out the May 10-scheduled presidential election, presidential candidate Szymon Holownia said in a Sunday interview for the Wirtualna Polska portal.
A special team to combat fake news and disinfomation will be established in re-election vying President Andrzej Duda's election staff, Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) informed on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended a meeting of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party in Rzeszow, south-eastern Poland, on Sunday and said that Poland faces four major challenges: the economy, values, remembrance, and "the soul of the community."
The composition of the new government will be announced in two or three weeks, government spokesperson Piotr Muller told reporters on Monday.
The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party won the vote to Poland's province assemblies in Sunday's local election, winning 254 mandates, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced in the early hours on Thursday.
The deputy head of the State Electoral Commission (PKW), Wiesław Kozielewicz announced on Monday morning that the results of the Sunday local government elections will be announced either on Tuesday or Wednesday, but stressed that it could also be Thursday.
Respondents are almost split in half in their opinions on Polish foreign policy since the governing party Law and Justice (PiS) took over power in 2015, with 40 percent voicing positive opinions and 41 percent saying the opposite, a poll has shown.