Poll: Ukrainians would vote again for Poroshenko, Tymoshenko in second place

14:45, 17 June 2015

If elections to Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, were held this Sunday, turnout would not exceed 60%, and only 28% of Ukrainians would definitely go to the polling stations, according to the results of a survey carried out by the Rating sociological group in June, Ukrainian news broadcaster TSN reported on Wednesday.


At the same time, the leader of the survey is the Bloc of Poroshenko, which would be supported by 16% of those who intend to vote. About 10% of respondents would support the Samopomich party, the Opposition Bloc and the Batkivshchyna faction.

About 6% of respondents support the Radical Party and the Civil position party, about 5% would vote for the Right Sector, about 4% for the Svoboda party, and about 3% for the Popular Front and the Communist Party. Almost 7% of respondents would vote for other parties.

It is worth noting that in the West of the country the leader of electoral sympathies is the Samopomich party, in the center – the Bloc of Poroshenko, in the south and east of the country – the Opposition Bloc. In addition, in the south of the country, almost 50% of respondents either did not intend to vote or couldn’t answer, in the east - 60% of respondents either would not vote or hadn’t decided.

If presidential elections were held next Sunday, a fourth of the respondents who intend to vote would vote for Petro Poroshenko, 10% for Yulia Tymoshenko, 7% for Andriy Sadoviy, 6% for Anatoliy Hrytsenko and Yuriy Boiko, 5% for Oleh Liashko, and 4% for Dmytro Yarosh. About 2% would vote for Oleh Tiahnybok, Serhiy Tihipko and Arseniy Yatseniuk. One in ten would vote for other candidates, and one in five couldn’t answer.

The poll was conducted on June 3-13. A total of 2,000 people aged from 18 were questioned. The poll’s margin of error is no more than 2.4%.

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