February 4, 2015 / 11:50 AM / in 3 years

Poland sets presidential election for May 10

Poland's parliamentary speaker Radoslaw Sikorski speaks during media conference at parliament in Warsaw October 21, 2014.Kacper Pempel

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland has set May 10 this year as the date for its presidential election, parliamentary speaker Radoslaw Sikorski said on Wednesday.

President Bronislaw Komorowski is strong favourite to win a second term, opinion polls show. He is an ally of Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz. Under Poland's constitution, the president oversees national security and foreign policy.

Reporting by Pawel Sobczak; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Marcin Goclowski

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