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Poles go to the polls in presidential run-off

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By Euronews
Poles go to the polls in presidential run-off

<p>Poland goes to the polls to select a new president in a run-off vote.</p> <p>The first ballot on May 10 saw incumbant Bronislaw Komorowski put under pressure by the challenge of Andrzej Duda.</p> <p>However, both candidates failed to get the necessary 50 percent of the vote to claim outright victory.</p> <p>Both men are essentially conservative with the current president claiming stability in leadership is vital considering the problems in neighbouring Ukraine.</p> <p>Komorowski is a strong supporter of the European Union and is seen as a more progressive politician that the challenger.</p> <p>Duda takes a conservative stance on a number of social issues he is anti-abortion, anti-same sex marriage and <span class="caps">IVF</span> treatment.</p> <p>Poland has seen its economy boom in recent times, but it appears that many are disillusioned because they see no improvement in their “daily lives”: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/40b65d34-0059-11e5-b91e-00144feabdc0.html#ixzz3b23q5rFL</p>