Over 12 mln Ukrainians cast ballots for Zelensky, CEC says after almost 95% of votes counted

10:40, 22 April 2019
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The Central Election Commission of Ukraine has processed 94.46% of the protocols of the precinct election commissions in the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine, stating some 73.19% of the voters (12,809,498 people) supported presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky, while the incumbent head of state, Petro Poroshenko, received 24.48% of the votes (4,285,295).

A total of 17,094,793 votes have been processed.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, on April 21, the runoff was held of the Ukraine presidential election.

The National exit poll said 73% supported Zelensky, and 25.5% - Poroshenko.

The voter turnout in the runoff amounted to 62.07%.

The Central Election Commission said final election results were set to be announced April 30.

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