Voting During a Pandemic? Why Poland Faces Pushback

Poland is one of several countries facing the challenge of holding elections during a pandemic. Unlike France, the U.K., Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Romania, which postponed elections or referendums, Poland is forging ahead with its presidential vote scheduled for May 10. South Korea showed, with its parliamentary election on April 15, that such an event can succeed, with planning and precautions. But Poland’s 30 million voters aren’t sure how or when they’ll cast their ballots, most candidate