Fresh data from Ukraine CEC: 98% of votes counted, Zelensky in landslide lead
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Ukraine has already processed 98.04% of protocols from precinct election commissions on the results of the second round of presidential elections.
Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky received 73.15% of the votes (13,262,089), while his opponent, incumbent head of state Petro Poroshenko, was supported by 24.53% of the voters (4,447,166), according to an UNIAN correspondent.
A total of 17,709,355 votes have been counted for the time being.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on April 21, Ukraine hosted a presidential election runoff. 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.