Nationalist opposition candidate Andrzej Duda made a surprisingly strong showing Sunday in the first round of Poland's presidential election, apparently forcing a runoff with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski who faces a tough re-election campaign, according to exit poll results.

Duda, who is no fan of the European Union, was predicted to receive 34.5 % of the vote to Komorowski's 33.1 %, according to the IPSOS exit poll released by the private TVN24 and the state-run PAP news agency.

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