KIEV (Reuters) – The occasion of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has prolonged its lead over different teams, based on polls revealed three days earlier than parliamentary elections.
FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a briefing in Kiev, Ukraine June Three, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Picture
Zelenskiy, a TV comic with no earlier political expertise, took the presidency in April on a platform of promising to crack down on corruption and raise residing requirements.
He’s now hoping his Servant of the Folks occasion – named after the TV collection through which he performed a fictional, sincere graft-fighting president – can provide him management of parliament after Sunday’s vote.
Surveys by the Razumkov middle non-government think-tank and the pollster Reiting confirmed his occasion with the assist of 40.2% and 41.eight% of voters – up from the 36.5% and 37.Three%, respectively, recorded by the identical pollsters in late June and early July.
The surveys present the following largest occasion – the Opposition Platform occasion, which promotes restoration of ties with Russia – largely holding its floor by means of July with between eight.eight% and 12.1%.
European Solidarity, the occasion of the earlier president, Petro Poroshenko, was additionally hovering between 6.5% and 6.eight%.
The majority of the additional assist heading to Zelenskiy appeared to return from a cluster of smaller teams that sank down the rankings.
Following is a desk displaying the share assist for main events amongst voters planning to participate within the election in latest polls.
The desk doesn’t embody events that aren’t anticipated to exceed the 5 p.c threshold for profitable seats in parliament.
Razumkov Reiting KIIS
middle July 13-17 July Three-13
Servant of the Folks 40.2 (36.5) 41.eight (37.Three) 38.6 (37.eight)
Opposition Platform 12.1 (11.zero) eight.eight (9.9) 7.6 (11.zero)
Fatherland 7.7 (6.1) 5.eight (5.eight) four.Three (four.eight)
European Solidarity 6.eight (7.Three) 6.5 (5.9) 5.eight (7.2)
Voice 6.1 (7.7) 5.zero (6.9) Three.zero (Three.four)
Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Modifying by Andrew Heavens