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2020 Polish presidential election

← 2015 28 June 2020 (first round)
12 July 2020 (second round)
2025 →
Turnout 64.51% (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 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.

The conservative incumbent president Andrzej Duda is eligible for reelection.

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

First round

Opinion polling for the 2020 Polish presidential election (first round)
2020 Polish presidential election polls for the first round.

Second round

Opinion polling for the 2020 Polish presidential election (second round)
2020 Polish presidential election polls for the second round.

Results

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


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