Filatov gains 62% of votes in Dnipropetrovsk mayoral elections: Exit poll

21:20, 15 November 2015

In the second round of mayoral elections in Dnipropetrovsk Boris Filatov (UKROP) received 62% of votes, while Olekandr Vilkul (Opposition Bloc) gained support of 38% of the voters, according to the independent exit poll by the Kyiv International Sociology Institute, conducted at the request of 1+1 TV channel.

Exit poll of Dnipropetrovsk mayoral elections / Photo from UNIAN

The "secret ballot" method was applied in the exit poll. The statistical sampling error does not exceed 3.5%.

4,608 respondents were interviewed at Dnipropetrovsk’s 60 polling stations

However, the second round of elections saw extremely low turnout of voters across Ukraine.

Chairman of the Central Election Commission Mykhailo Okhendovsky said that there is ultra-low voter turnout in the regions in the second round of local elections. According to him, it is likely that the turnout was nearly 30%.

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