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Conservative's win of Polish presidency likely to boost party this fall
Conservative's win of Polish presidency likely to boost party this fall

The old and the young joined forces in Poland to hand a surprising victory to conservative populist Andrzej Duda, whose presidential campaign promises included rolling back the retirement age and wresting control of domestic economic matters from the European Union. Duda’s election victory, announced Monday, is expected to boost the chances for his Law and Justice Party to best the ruling liberals of Civic Platform during parliamentary elections in October, restoring the conservatives’ control of both the legislature and executive office for the first time in nearly a decade. Duda, 43, a former deputy justice minister when his party last came to power in 2005, has voted...

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