Official results for Poland’s general election show that the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party got the most votes, but may struggle to remain in power owing to the lack of a majority.
A late poll in Poland’s parliamentary election suggests the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has garnered most votes in Sunday's parliamentary elections, but if the results are accurate, they pave the way for a coalition government of three opposition parties.
Andrzej Duda, Poland's president, has said all elections are a test of how democratically mature a society is, and thanked all Poles who voted in Sunday's elections to parliament and the Senate.
The boost to the Polish currency, which saw the złoty trading at 4.48 versus the euro after 9 am on Monday, comes in the wake of an election that put the opposition and pro-Europe, Civic Coalition (KO) in a strong position.
Turnout in Sunday's parliamentary elections, according to data from 28.56 percent of the electoral districts, amounted to 71.99 percent, the chairman of the National Electoral Commission said on Monday.
Having presented official results from 99.97 percent of polling stations, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced on Monday that the turnout in the runoff vote of the presidential election on Sunday reached 68.12 percent.
Voter turnout in the second round of Poland's presidential election amounted to 52.1 percent by 5 pm on Sunday, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said during a press conference at 6:30 pm. Voting began at 7:00 am and is slated to run to 9:00 pm.
Voter turnout in the second round of Poland's presidential election amounted to 24.73 percent by noon on Sunday, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) said during a press conference at 1:30 pm. Voting began at 7:00 am and is slated to run to 9:00 pm.
Sunday's presidential elections brought on a record turnout in expat Polish communities, with over 387 thousand nationals registering for the vote worldwide despite the coronavirus epidemic, the Polish Foreign Ministry informed on Monday.
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.
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