Almost 90% of votes counted in Ukraine election: Zelensky gains overwhelming 73.19%
The Central Election Commission in Ukraine has already processed 89.41% of protocols of from precinct election commissions on the results of the voting in the second round of the presidential elections.
Volodymyr Zelensky received 73.19% of the votes (12,160,694) while his opponent, incumbent head of state Petro Poroshenko, saw support of 24.48% (4,068,156).
*** On April 21, Ukraine hosted a presidential election runoff.
The National exit poll said Zelensky was gaining 73%, while Poroshenko was far behind with 25.5%.
The turnout in the second round stood at 62.07%, the CEC said, adding that the official results of the second round of elections would be announced April 30.