Ukrainian President Zelensky's Heads for a Parliamentary Win

Published July 22nd, 2019 - 07:05 GMT
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky gives a speech at his Servant of the People party's election headquarters in Kiev on July 21, 2019, following a day of polling in the country's parliamentary election.  GENYA SAVILOV / AFP
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky gives a speech at his Servant of the People party's election headquarters in Kiev on July 21, 2019, following a day of polling in the country's parliamentary election. GENYA SAVILOV / AFP
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Servant of the People party, led by Zelensky, is predicted to get 42.7% to 44.4% of the vote.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's party is set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, exit polls show. 

Five political parties are set to secure seats in the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, the polls said.

Servant of the People party, led by Zelensky, is predicted to get 42.7% to 44.4% of the vote.

Opposition Platform - For Life, which is considered a pro-Russian party, trails with 11.5% to 12.5% of votes.


Former President Petro Poroshenko's European Solidarity party is projected to win 8.5% to 8.9% of votes.

Former Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko's All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" Party can count on 7.7% to 8.5% of the vote.

Pop singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk's Voice Party is set to receive 6% to 6.5% of the vote.

Zelensky dissolved the Verkhovna Rada during his swearing-in ceremony in May, triggering snap polls.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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