|Election falsification claim bring protests|
The elections were marred by problems, including computer glitches delaying results and many ballots declared invalid because voters apparently were confused and marked them incorrectly.
Kaczynski’s critics accuse him of making false claims about the election outcome to motivate his base ahead of national elections next year.
Protesters marched under the slogan “in the support of democracy,” chanting “repeat the elections.”
Kaczynski’s party, Law and Justice, won the most votes in recent elections but got fewer seats in local assemblies than the ruling Civic Platform due to the way seats are apportioned.