Ukraine election: Zelensky confidently ahead after 50% of votes counted

09:10, 01 April 2019
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Showman Volodymyr Zelensky remains a frontrunner, while incumbent President Petro Poroshenko is a runnerup.

According to preliminary data by the CEC, Volodymyr Zelensky has so far secured 30.20% of the votes, Petro Poroshenko gained 16.64%.

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Thus, Zelensky and Poroshenko are set to face each other in the runoff.

Yulia Tymoshenko saw 13.08% of the votes, thus running third.

TOP% also includes Yuriy Boyko (11.53%) and Anatoly Hrytsenko (7.11%).

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