2019 Ukrainian presidential election

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2019 Ukrainian presidential election

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Opinion polls
Turnout62.9% (first round)
62.1% (second round)
Nominee Volodymyr Zelensky Petro Poroshenko
Party Servant of the People Independent
Alliance None Petro Poroshenko Bloc
Popular vote 13,541,528 4,522,450
Percentage 73.22% 24.45%

Second round results by electoral district
  Volodymyr Zelensky      Petro Poroshenko Template:Farbindex

President before election

Petro Poroshenko
Petro Poroshenko Bloc

Elected President

Volodymyr Zelensky
Servant of the People

The 2019 Ukrainian presidential election was held on 31 March and 21 April in a two-round system.

There were a total of 39 candidates for the election on the ballot. The top two candidates were Volodymyr Zelensky, who played the role of Ukraine's president in a popular television comedy, and the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko.

Zelensky won in the second round in a landslide victory with 73.22% of the votes.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won 73% of the vote in Ukraine's election, an exit poll suggests". The Independent. 21 April 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. Karmanau, Yuras. "Comedian who plays president on TV headed for landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election". chicagotribune.com. Archived from the original on 8 May 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.