November 18th, 2019
Deputy speaker of Poland's Sejm Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska has announced her candidacy for opposition Civic Platform (PO) and Civic Coalition (KO) in the primaries to presidential elections, PAP has learned from people close to the candidate. Around 150 members of the PO National Council have co-signed Kidawa-Blonska's candidacy. In order to be able to register a candidature, 30 signatures are needed. The deadline for announcing PO/KO primary candidatures expires on Tuesday. So far Kidawa-Blonska is the only person to have expressed a desire to run for president for PO/KO.