After a very tough election, Poland’s incumbent Right-wing president, Andrzej Duda, has won a second term.
This development was disclosed from a near-complete count of votes.
According to Evening Standard, the state electoral commission said on Monday that Mr Duda has won 51.21 per cent of the ballot with almost all votes counted.
On the results, even though the final results could vary slightly, the nearly complete ones, based on a count of 99.97 per cent of votes counted shows liberal Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski defeated with 48.79 per cent of the vote.Secon
It follows a bitter campaign dominated by issues of culture in which the government, state media and the influential Catholic church all mobilised in support of Mr Duda, a social conservative.
Mr Duda, who is backed by the ruling Right-wing Law and Justice party, ran a campaign on traditional values and social spending in the predominantly Catholic country.
As the race became tighter in recent weeks, he turned further to the right in search of votes.