Polish government refuses to postpone elections despite criticism

By Maria Wilczek, 2 April
President Andrzej Duda of Poland (photo credit: NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization/flickr)
President Andrzej Duda of Poland (photo credit: NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization/flickr)
Despite mounting concerns about public safety, Poland's elections scheduled for May 10 are set to go ahead. The Polish government insists that postponing the presidential vote would be premature, despite most other European countries exercising more caution in lieu of the coronavirus pandemic. [ . . . ] The current electoral set-up "breaches the Constitution for a number of reasons", said Ryszard Piotrowski, a constitutional law professor at the University of Warsaw.
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