Posted on Aug 10, 2020
FIVE political parties to enter the new Ukrainian parliament, with the narrowing gap between Sluga Narodu and Opposition Platform - Za Zhittya, poll suggests.
According to the survey conducted on August 6-10, 2020 should parliamentary elections in Ukraine be held this Sunday the new Ukrainian parliament would consist of the following political parties:
“Sluga Narodu” Party led by David Arakhamia, Oleksandr Kornienko and Ruslan Stephanchuk, and backed by the incumbent President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy (25.4%), “Opposition Platform – Za Zhittya” led by Yuriy Boyko, Viktor Medvedchuk and Vadim Rabinovich (22.5%), the “European Solidarnist” Party of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (12.8%), the “Batkivschyna” Party of Yulia Tymoshenko (8.7%), and The Shariy Party (5.5%).
The other political parties so far do not have enough public support to enter the next parliament: the Radical Party of Oleg Lyashko – 3.4%, “Syla i Chest” Party of Ihor Smeshko – 3.1%, “Gromadyanska Pozitsiya” of Anatoliy Grytsenko – 2.9%, “Groysman’s Ukrainian Strategy” of Volodymyr Groysman – 1.6%, “Samopomich” Party led by Oksana Syroid – 1.6%, “Golos” Party led by Kira Rudyk who substituted the singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk – 1.5%, “Opposition Bloc” of Boris Kolesnikov and Eugeniy Muraev – 1.0%, the “Svoboda” Party of Oleg Tyagnybok – 0.9%, “The National Corps” Party of Andriy Biletskiy – 0.7%, and “Za Maibutnie” Party of Ihor Palytsya – 0.6%.
The results of the survey are shown in the table below:
As compared to the previous poll, conducted on July 10-14, 2020, public support of the parties that showed the highest chances to enter the new parliament featured the following changes:
The international research center BURI (The Belgium-Ukraine Research Institute) conducted the survey in Ukraine on August 6-10, 2020. The survey method: computer-assisted telephone interviews on the basis of random selection of phone numbers. Total quantity of respondents equaled 2,010 individuals (representative sample). Error margin is 2.2%.
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