Latest poll shows no major shifts in race for Parliament in Ukraine

14:50, 18 July 2019
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In the tested field of 2,500 eligible voters, of those who intend to vote and have made up their mind, 49.5% choose the Servant of the People Party.

In a tight race, four other political forces are expected to clear the 5% threshold make it to the Verkhovna Rada, such as the pro-Russian Opposition Platform – Za Zhyttya (For Life) Party with 10.5%, the European Solidarity Party led by former President Petro Poroshenko  with 7.7%, the Batkivshchyna Party led by Yulia Tymoshenko with 6.9%, and Okean Elzy frontman Svyatoslav Vakarchuk's Holos (Voice) Party with 5.9%.

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At the same time, ex-SBU chief Ihor Smeshko's Strength and Honor Party and the Opposition Bloc – Party for Peace and Development chaired by Boris Kolesnikov do not hit 5%, stopping short at 3.8% and 3.1%, respectively, Rating says.

Other political forces running for parliament rank below 3%.

The poll was conducted on July 13-17. Error margin is within 2.0%.

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