813Views

The Supreme Court of Poland on Monday upheld the re-election of President Andrzej Duda. The court decided that complaints about the validity of the presidential election did not necessitate a rerun.The ruling paves the way for Duda to take the oath of office before both chambers of parliament on Thursday, AP reports. The court evaluated some 6,000 election complaints from voters as well as from the team of the candidate that Duda faced in a runoff, the liberal Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.Duda won 51.03 percent of the vote and Trzaskowski 48.97 percent in the July 12 election.Ninety-two alleged violations were found to be justified, but the court said the irregularities did not affect the election’s outcome. The justices said the complaints from Trzaskowski’s team lacked the necessary evidence about the time and location of the alleged breaches.



Source link

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Keep up to date and get notified on new posts!

You May Also Like

I Was Married With A Full-Time Job. Then I Had To Move Into My Car.

841Views My ringing travel alarm jolts me from a deep sleep. I…

Mitch McConnell’s Bogus Argument For Refusing To Raise The Debt Limit

494Views Congress has less than three weeks left to raise the debt…

Ghostface Is Back To Terrorize Neve Campbell Once More In New ‘Scream’ Trailer

412Views The technology has changed ― but the bloodlust is still apparent…

Get Up To $400 Off Sony Smart LED TVs On Amazon, Today Only

494Views Americans have been encouraged to finish their holiday shopping early this…