Incumbent President leads opinion poll

The recent poll conducted by United Survey pollster on the assignment of “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna” daily and RMF FM radio station shows that the incumbent President Andrzej Duda can count on the support of 43 percent of voters in the upcoming presidential election.

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The main rival of President Duda, Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, representing the Civic Coalition (KO) was chosen by 23.3 percent of those polled.

The competition between candidates placed behind President Duda and Ms Kidawa-Błońska is very tight.

The third place is occupied by the candidate of the Left, the leader of the Spring party, Robert Biedroń. He can count on the support of 7.3 percent of voters.

Then, the fourth position is taken by Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, the head of the Polish People’s Party, with seven percent of support.

Szymon Hołownia, a journalist and host of TV shows, who expressed his desire to run for President is placed fifth, supported by 6.7 percent of respondents.

Krzysztof Bosak, an MP of right-wing Confederation, can count on 5.3 percent of votes. However, it is not yet sure whether he will be the candidate of his grouping, because of the ongoing primary elections.

Some 7.4 percent of those polled could not say who they would vote for.

If the second round of elections was to be held, 47.8 percent of those polled would vote for President Duda, and 40.8 percent for Ms Kidawa-Błońska, the poll showed.

The research was conducted on January 10-11, 2020, on a representative sample of 1,100 adult Poles.

The presidential election in Poland will take place in late spring. The exact date has not been specified yet.