Criticism of reporting: the court of Poland's presidential elections declared valid

Poland's Supreme court has declared the result of the presidential election on Monday and the majority of more than 5000 voters ' complaints rejected. In the

Criticism of reporting: the court of Poland's presidential elections declared valid

Poland's Supreme court has declared the result of the presidential election on Monday and the majority of more than 5000 voters ' complaints rejected. In the runoff election on may 12. July had received incumbent Andrzej Duda of the national conservative ruling party PiS, 51 percent of the vote. His Challenger Rafal Trzaskowski, the liberal-conservative mayor of the capital, Warsaw, was subject to 49 percent, just barely.

around 5800 complaints had been well-entitled to 90, told the court in Warsaw. These incidents would not have affected the outcome but not permitted. The court also rejected a complaint, in the Trzaskowskis a cancellation of staff had requested. The opposition Alliance, had this to justified with one-sided reporting in public service media and the use of state resources to Dudas favor. For this purpose, the rod did not provide enough evidence, and the allegation in General terms, the court said.

the election observers of the organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) had criticized in its assessment of the runoff of a one-sidedness in the reporting of the public broadcaster. The court went already on Friday: "The fact that the voters opt for the use of a particular information source, it may not be as synonymous with the Manipulation set." If this is not done voluntarily, it is not possible to claim that the consequence, contrary to this, the voters will.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 19:19

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