Ukraine elections: After 70% of votes counted, same frontrunners ahead

12:30, 01 April 2019
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Showman Volodymyr Zelensky remains at the lead with 30.46% of the votes cast in his support on Sunday, according to an UNIAN correspondent citing CEC data.

Incumbent President Petro Poroshenko is a runner-up with 16.19% of the votes, while leader of the Batkivshchyna Party, Yulia Tymoshenko, has so far scored 13.15%.

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Co-chairman of the Opposition Platform – For Life Party Yuriy Boyko gained 11.55%, leader of the Civil Position Party Anatoliy Hrytsenko saw 7.05%, self-nominated Ihor Smeshko had 5.96%, leader of the Radical Party Oleh Liashko received 5.17%, candidate from the Opposition Bloc – the Party of Peace and Development Oleksandr Vilkul got 4.31%, and candidate from the Svoboda Party Ruslan Koshulynsky saw 1.65% of the votes.

Other candidates have garnered under 1% of support.

A total of 12,730,746 votes have been counted so far.

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