Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

Opposition challenger concedes defeat in Polish presidential election

13.07.2020 17:06
Opposition-backed challenger Rafał Trzaskowski on Monday afternoon conceded defeat in Poland’s runoff presidential election.
Opposition challenger Rafał Trzaskowski during election night on Sunday
Opposition challenger Rafał Trzaskowski during election night on Sunday Photo: PAP/Radek Pietruszka

Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw, congratulated incumbent conservative President Andrzej Duda for securing another five-year term in Sunday's election.

With 99.99 percent of the ballots counted, Duda had 51.08 percent of the vote, while Trzaskowski had 48.92 percent, the National Electoral Commission (PKW) said on Monday.

"Congratulations to Andrzej Duda for winning. Let’s hope this term will really be different," Trzaskowski said.

Poland’s governing conservatives last fall won parliamentary elections for a second consecutive term, and will be able to keep their grip on power by maintaining control of the presidency.

The Polish president has the power to veto legislation passed by parliament, a key prerogative in a country where traditionalists and liberals are bitterly divided.

After polling stations closed on Sunday evening, an exit poll showed a smaller gap between the two presidential candidates.

Trzaskowski told supporters at the time: “We said it would be close and it is close. But I’m absolutely convinced we will win.”

In the first round of voting in the presidential ballot on June 28, no candidate won an outright majority, meaning a second round had to be held.


Source: PAP