2020 Polish presidential election

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2020 Polish presidential election

← 2015 28 June 2020 (first round)
12 July 2020 (second round)
2025 →
Turnout64.51% (first round)
67.67% (second round, 9 p.m.)
Reporting
99.97%
as of 13 July @ 8:00 UTC+2
  Prezydent RP Andrzej Duda (2018).jpg Rafal Trzaskowski Bytom 2020.jpg
Nominee Andrzej Duda Rafał Trzaskowski
Party Independent[a] Civic Platform
Alliance United Right Civic Coalition
Popular vote 10,373,060 9,859,523
Percentage 51.27% 48.73%

President before election

Andrzej Duda
Independent

Elected President

Andrzej Duda
Independent (Politician)

The 2020 Polish presidential elections were due to be held on 10 May 2020, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On 3 June 2020, the Marshal of the Sejm, Elżbieta Witek, ordered the first round of the election to be held on 28 June 2020 and scheduled the second round, on 12 July 2020.[1][2]

The conservative incumbent president Andrzej Duda is eligible for reelection.[3]

Duda faced off in the second round against Civic Platform Candidate, Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski after first round results showed Duda with 43.5% of the vote and Trzaskowski with 30.5%. In the second round, Duda won re-election after winning 51% of the vote to Trzaskowski's 48%.

Opinion polls[change | change source]

First round[change | change source]

2020 Polish presidential election polls for the first round.

Second round[change | change source]

2020 Polish presidential election polls for the second round.

Results[change | change source]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Andrzej Duda Independent (PiS) 8,450,513 43.50 10,394,843 51.22
Rafał Trzaskowski Civic Platform 5,917,340 30.46 9,901,371 48.78
Szymon Hołownia Independent 2,693,397 13.87
Krzysztof Bosak Confederation (RN) 1,317,380 6.78
Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz Polish People's Party 459,365 2.36
Robert Biedroń Spring 432,129 2.22
Stanisław Żółtek Congress of the New Right 45,419 0.23
Marek Jakubiak Federation for the Republic 33,652 0.17
Paweł Tanajno Independent 27,909 0.14
Waldemar Witkowski Labour Union 27,290 0.14
Mirosław Piotrowski Real Europe Movement 21,065 0.11
Invalid/blank votes 58,301
Total 19,483,760 100 100
Registered voters/turnout 30,204,792 64.51
Source: PKW, PKW, PKW

Notes[change | change source]

  1. The President of Poland is by law required to resign from party membership after taking office. Although Duda is officially an independent, his campaign is endorsed and funded by Law and Justice.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wybory prezydenckie odbędą się 28 czerwca - podała marszałek Sejmu". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  2. "Marszałek Sejmu Elżbieta Witek podała termin wyborów prezydenckich". TVN24.pl. 2 June 2020. Marszałek Sejmu Elżbieta Witek poinformowała w środę, że wybory prezydenckie w 2020 roku odbędą się 28 czerwca.
  3. Strybel, Robert (June 10, 2020). "Poland to elect next president on June 28". ampoleagle.com.