Poland ‘divided in two’ after president narrowly wins re-election

By |julij 14th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, News, Poland, polish elections, Polish presidential elections 2020, Rafał Trzaskowski|

Polish President Andrzej Duda squeezed past a europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed Monday, but the narrow victory put allies in the populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party on the back foot.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland ‘divided in two’ after president narrowly wins re-election

Duda likely to win Polish presidential election as result still too close to call

By |julij 13th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, News, Poland, presidential elections, Rafał Trzaskowski|

Poland's right-wing President Andrzej Duda has probably won a second term in office in a tightly contested presidential election run-off held on Sunday (12 July), according to an official exit poll, although the results were still uncertain on Monday m...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Duda likely to win Polish presidential election as result still too close to call

It’s the fight of the decade and the Polish presidency is the prize

By |junij 30th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, News, Poland, polish elections|

On Sunday (28 June) almost 20 million Poles went to the polls to choose their head of state, who has not many prerogatives. Yet in a country ruled by symbols, the presidency symbolism is of utmost importance. Holding the it is the ultimate proof for any political party of their power and popularity. Piotr Kaczyński looks into whether the Law and Justice's (PiS) rule could continue.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za It’s the fight of the decade and the Polish presidency is the prize

Polish President to face liberal rival in tight election run-off

By |junij 29th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, News, Poland, polish elections, Polish presidential elections 2020, Rafał Trzaskowski|

Poland's nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda won the first round of a presidential election on Sunday (28 June) but will have to face the centrist mayor of Warsaw in a run-off on July 12, in a race that could transform the nation's ties with the Europea...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish President to face liberal rival in tight election run-off

Could Polish president Duda’s anti-LGBT rhetoric spell trouble for PiS?

By |junij 19th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, LGBT rights, News, Polish election|

Polish President Andrzej Duda's focus on the “LGBT threat” is a retreat to a well-used trope ahead of the presidential elections. But will it work, asks Martin Mycielski.  

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Could Polish president Duda’s anti-LGBT rhetoric spell trouble for PiS?

Poland’s president loses grip on election win: polls

By |maj 25th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, News, PiS, Poland, Polish election, Rafal Trzsaskowski|

Poland's President Andrzej Duda appeared to have lost his grip on victory in an upcoming election, fresh opinion polls showed, threatening a political upset for the allied right-wing government.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland’s president loses grip on election win: polls

WARSAW – No elections

By |maj 11th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, coronavirus, COVID-19, Jarosław Kaczyński, Law and Justice, News, PiS, Poland, presidential elections, The Capitals, Warsaw|

Poland's presidential elections didn't take place on Sunday (10 May) as scheduled, despite the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) having sidelined the National Electoral Committee and attempting to organise elections itself.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za WARSAW – No elections

Poland’s Senate leader accuses ruling PiS of election-by-post ‘trickery’

By |maj 6th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, coronavirus, Jaroslav Kaczynski, News, PiS, polish elections|

The head of Poland's opposition-led Senate accused the ruling nationalists of "procedural trickery" on Tuesday (5 May) to force through a 10 May presidential election by postal ballot during the coronavirus pandemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland’s Senate leader accuses ruling PiS of election-by-post ‘trickery’

Poland debates abortion rights curbs, coronavirus limits protests

By |april 15th, 2020|abortions, Andrzej Duda, Catholic church, coronavirus, News, PiS, Poland, Polish election|

Polish lawmakers are to debate a proposal to tighten already restrictive abortion rules on Wednesday (15 April), while rights activists protested on social media as coronavirus limits public gatherings.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland debates abortion rights curbs, coronavirus limits protests

Poland sets presidential election for 10 May

By |februar 6th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Civic Platform, Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, Robert Biedron|

Poland will hold the first round of its presidential election on 10 May, the speaker of parliament announced on Wednesday (5 February), with incumbent President Andrzej Duda tipped as the favourite.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland sets presidential election for 10 May