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In Poland the day of silence before presidential election

The day of silence began in Poland before the presidential election, which will be held on Sunday.

In accordance with the Polish law, day of silence begins at midnight between Friday and Saturday and continues until the polls closed on Sunday evening.

During this period prohibited any kind of campaigning for certain candidates and political forces, rallies and demonstrations, distribution of promotional materials. Thus in a period of silence not to disrupt the previously posted propaganda posters. Ban propaganda on the Internet.

Also it is forbidden to publish opinion polls, including the exit poll.

For violation of the regime of silence, guilty face a monetary penalty, the largest in size from 500 thousand to 1 million zloty (from 125 to 250 thousand dollars) - provided for the dissemination of opinion polls.

For the post of President of Poland claim 11 candidates: incumbent President, the candidate from ruling party "law and justice" Andrzej Duda