Vladimir Zilinskaite: RIA Novosti
Showman Vladimir Zelensky in the lead in the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine, follows from the data of the “National exit poll” conducted by the Kiev international Institute of sociology, the Fund “Democratic initiatives” and “Razumkov’s Center”. About it reports “Radio Freedom”.
Zelensky tipped 30.4 percent of the vote, the incumbent President Petro Poroshenko — 17.8 percent, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko — 14.2 percent.
Publication of results of exit polls started after the polls closed in the country 20:00.
Their surveys also conducted TV channel “112 Ukraine” and NewsOne, and also “1+1”. As reported by “Ukrainian news”, the exit poll, commissioned by the “1+1” shows the way to the second round Zelensky (30.1 percent) and Poroshenko (18,5), a similar conclusion follows from the survey of the channel “112 Ukraine” and NewsOne.
To win in the first round any of candidates had to earn at least 50 percent of the votes plus one vote. The second round in the case of this event will be held on April 21, and the final Protocol of the CEC will be released before may 1.
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