In Poland the day of silence before the second round of the presidential election

A period of silence occurred in Poland before the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on Sunday.

In accordance with the Polish law, the period of silence comes on Saturday at midnight 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. The first data of the exit poll will be announced immediately after the polls close at 22.00 (23.00 MSK). If the vote for any reason be extended, the results of the exit poll will not be published until the closure of the last section.

In the second round of presidential elections came out two candidates out of 11. The acting head of state, the candidate from ruling party "law and justice" Andrzej Duda and the candidate from opposition group "Civic coalition" Rafal Trzaskowski.

In the first round of elections Duda scored 43.5 per cent, and Trzaskowski - of 30.46% of the votes.

The main struggle in the second round unfolded for voters independent candidate, journalist and publicist Shimon Holovni, which took third place, gaining more than 13% of the vote, and Krzystof Bosak (Union of nationalists and eurosceptics "Confederation"), voted almost 7.5% of voters.