Polish court rejects one more bid by ruling nationalists to recount votes

Published November 6, 2019, 7:43 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

WARSAW – Poland’s Supreme Court will not consider one further demand from ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) for vote recounts in some districts after a tight Senate election, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski gestures as he speaks after the exit poll results are announced in Warsaw, Poland, October 13, 2019.  (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
Poland’s ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski gestures as he speaks after the exit poll results are announced in Warsaw, Poland, October 13, 2019. (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

The court has so far announced that it will not consider four of the six protests raised by PiS after the Oct. 13 election in which it lost control of the upper house of parliament, the Senate, to the opposition.

 
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