Low Turnout Marks Poland's Presidential VoteEU | May 10, 2015, Sunday // 16:36| views
President of the European Council Donald Tusk votes at a polling station during Poland`s presidential elections in Sopot, Poland, May 10, 2015. Photo by EPA/BGNES
Polish voters are casting ballots for a head of state on Sunday, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski pointed as a potential winner by opinion polls.
There are a total of 11 candidates. Exit polls will be available after 22:00 local time, or 21:00 GMT, according to Radio Poland. Polls will close an hour earlier.
As of 12:00 local time, turnout has been nearly 15 percent.
Komorowski, who was been in office since 2010. A few months before he was elected, his predecessor Lech Kaczynski died in a plane crash alongside a number of officials who were flying to Smolensk, Russia, to attend a Katyn Massacre remembrance.
The head of state, allied with center-right Civic Platform, has Andrzej Duda of right-wing opposition Law and Justice party as his main challenger.
Poland is due to hold parliamentary elections later this year.
A second round of the presidential vote is to be held on May 24 is there is no outright winner (with more than 50%).
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