Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday that the government plans to hold presidential elections on June 28 as a later date is precluded due to the expiry date of the current presidential term.
Poland's main opposition party Civic Platform (PO) on Friday named Warsaw Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski their new candidate for president after Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska pulled out from the race, PO leader Borys Budka has announced.
The main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform (PO)'s candidate for the presidential elections, Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, supported by the broader Civic Coalition (KO),withdrew from the delayed presidential election, she told a Friday briefing.
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.
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.