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The long-awaited results have come in, incumbent Andrzej Duda of the Law and Justice (PiS) party has won the Polish presidential election, barely getting by with 51.2% votes and only marginally winning against Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski of the center-right opposition Civic Platform party (PO) with 48.79%. A mere 500,000 difference in votes between the… » read more

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Four days before the Polish Presidential election was scheduled to take place on May 10th, Poland’s governing coalition parties reached an agreement to postpone the election to a later date. While the legal bases of their decision are still unclear, party leaders state that their decision was in anticipation that the Supreme Court would declare… » read more

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With less than a month away, Poland’s presidential elections are still scheduled for May 10th despite the current COVID–19 crisis that has paralyzed the country and world. Poland has ignored warnings to postpone like other European nations including Serbia, North Macedonia, and Romania, who have heeded international caution by pushing back elections to later dates.… » read more

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As the first presidential term of Donald Trump entered its last year, tensions are running high in the Democratic Party over who will face the incumbent in the November elections. Only few weeks into the primary elections, it is becoming clear that the predictions of a two-horse race between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden had… » read more

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