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Polish Voters Go to Polls Sunday For Presidential Runoff

Polish voters will cast ballots on Sunday in the second round of voting to choose the country's next president.

Public opinion polls ahead of the vote indicate a close race between pro-business candidate Donald Tusk of the Civic Platform party and Warsaw mayor Lech Kaczynski of the Law and Justice party.

Neither candidate won more than 50 percent in the first round of voting two weeks ago, forcing Sunday's runoff. Their parties won the most votes in last month's parliamentary elections

Mr. Tusk's party is looking to rely on the free market and lower taxes to fight Poland's high unemployment. Mr. Kaczynski's party calls for strong measures against corruption, retaining a safety net for the disadvantaged and the promotion of the country's traditional Roman Catholic values.

Some information for this report provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.