Fresh poll: Servant of the People Party leads in upcoming Rada elections
The Servant of the People Party remains the leader in the upcoming elections to the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, scheduled for July 21.
The party has an overwhelming 51.3% of supporters so far among those who intend to vote and have made up their mind (it is supported by 42.6% among all respondents), according to a survey conducted by the SOCIS Centre for Sociological and Marketing Research and the All-Ukrainian non-governmental organization "Committee of Voters of Ukraine" and presented at a press conference in Kyiv, an UNIAN correspondent reports.
The European Solidarity Party led by former President Petro Poroshenko would have scored 9.5% of the vote (7.9% among all respondents), the pro-Russian Opposition Platform – Za Zhyttya (For Life) Party would have 9.2% (7.7%). The Batkivshchyna Party led by Yulia Tymoshenko is so far securing 8.7% of the votes (7.2% among all respondents), ex-SBU chief Ihor Smeshko's Strength and Honor Party has 5% (4.2%), while Okean Elzy frontman Svyatoslav Vakarchuk's Holos (Voice) Party gets 4.9% (4.1%).
Anatoliy Hrytsenko's Hromadianska Pozytsia (Civil Position) Party has taken 2.9% (2.4% among all respondents), Oleh Liashko's Radical Party is supported by 2.2% (1.8%), the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda has 1.5% (1.3%), and the Samopomich Party gets 1.2% (1%).
The ranking of other political forces is lower than 1%.
The poll was conducted from May 29 to June 6. The study involved 4,000 respondents aged 18 and older. The margin of error does not exceed 1.6%.