Majority of Ukrainians support Yanukovych and Tymoshenko for PM

17:35, 10 May 2006
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Poll shows Yekhanurov on the third place.

The majority of Ukrainians support candidacies of Victor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko for the post of the Prime Minister.

These are the results of a poll, carried out by “Democratic Initiatives” fund and the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, publicized at a press conference in UNIAN today.

In particular, some 35.2% of those polled would like to see V.Yanukovych on the post of the Prime Minister, while some 31.6% - Yulia Tymoshenko.

At the same time, the candidacy of V.Yanukovych is supported by some 88.4% of those who voted for his party at the parliamentary election.

Yulia Tymoshenko is supported by some 91.6% of BYT adherents, some 36% of Our Ukraine adherents, and some 15.4% - of SPU adherents.

Incumbent Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov is supported by some 7.3% of the Ukrainian population, in particular, some 32.8% of Our Ukraine adherents and some 7,7% of SPU adherents.

The poll was conducted during April 27 – May 4. On the whole, 2030 respondents aged over 18 years old were polled. The error margin does not exceed 2.2%.

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