Died one of the inhabitants of Poland, who on 28 June came to a polling station in Warsaw to vote in presidential elections. On it informs TV channel TVN24.
The speaker of the Warsaw town hall Carolina Galetskaya said that at polling stations in the city was hot and the queues were long. Several people fainted at the site. One of them was taken to hospital, but doctors failed to save him – the elector died.
The TV channel showed a video with long queues at polling stations and noted that some voters in an hour and a half waited for their turn to vote.
28 June Poland held the first round of presidential elections. Polling stations opened at 7.00 am and closed at 21.00. Citizens were able to vote traditionally, in person, but by mail. The presidential candidates was 11 people.
As of 17.00 the voter turnout in the elections in Poland was, according to data of the CEC, 47,89%.
August 6 completes the term of office of the President of Poland Andrzej Duda. In order not to violate the Constitution, the first round of elections should be held no later than June 28.
The winner is the one who receives more than 50% of all valid votes. If none of the participants does not reach this result, two weeks later a second round of voting in which participate the two candidates with the highest number of votes in the first round.