Ukraine election: Zelensky confidently winning as almost 98% votes counted

09:00, 02 April 2019
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According to an UNIAN correspondent, showman Volodymyr Zelensky so far saw support of 30.26% of the voters, enjoying a comfortable win.

Some 15.92% of voters voted for the incumbent head of state, Petro Poroshenko, and 13.38% - for leader of the Batkivshchyna Party, Yulia Tymoshenko, which means that the latter has not made it to the runoffs.

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Co-chairman of the Opposition Platform – For Life Party Yuriy Boyko had 11.66% of the vote. Some 6.92% of voters supported leader of the Civil Position Party Anatoliy Hrytsenko, while 6.03% voted for ex-chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Ihor Smeshko. Leader of the Radical Party Oleh Liashko scored 5.47%, candidate from the Opposition Bloc – Party of Peace and Development Oleksandr Vilkul got 4.16%, and candidate from the Svoboda Party Ruslan Koshulynsky had 1.62%.

The remaining candidates gained under 1% of the votes.

 A total of 18,444,892 votes have been counted.

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