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After the parliamentary election in late October, Poland will hold its presidential election in April 2020, and opposition voters already see Tusk as the only viable candidate.For the past year, Tusk has been dropping hints that he intends to return to Polish politics. With the European Parliament election this month, Tusk has an early opportunity to start building a campaign profile. If Tusk decides not to run, many Poles will be sorely disappointed, and his standing in Poland will be diminished. The two men complemented each other perfectly, but Schetyna always aspired to Tusk's position, and was ultimately marginalized.So, given Schetyna and Tusk's complementary interests namely, saving Polish democracy it stands to reason that Schetyna should hold the premiership and Tusk the presidency. Though Tusk is more popular than Schetyna, it is Schetyna who holds all the cards. Complicating matters further, Schetyna is counting on Tusk to do his part in the European and Polish parliamentary elections this year, but Tusk may see little reason to stick his neck out before the presidential campaign really begins.Tusk used to win elections in Poland because he was seen as a man of the people a regular guy with whom you could imagine yourself playing soccer.
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