Fresh data from Ukraine CEC: 98% of votes counted, Zelensky in landslide lead

13:00, 22 April 2019
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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.

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