4 Feb 2020 19:36

Servant of People would get 29.7%, Opposition Platform - For Life 10.3%, Batkivshchyna 7.7%, European Solidarity 7.5% in Ukrainian parliamentary election - poll

KYIV. Feb 4 (Interfax) - Four political parties in Ukraine would overcome the 5% election threshold if elections to the Verkhovna Rada were held next Sunday, and all of these parties are currently represented in parliament, as seen from the findings of a public opinion poll conducted by the Social Monitoring public survey center and the Oleksandr Yaremenko Ukrainian Institute of Social Studies.

The pro-presidential Servant of the People party would be supported by 27.9% of the respondents (or 31.3% of those who are determined to vote), the Opposition Platform - For Life party by 10.3% (11.6%), Batkivshchyna by 7.7% (8.6%), and European Solidarity by 7.5% (8.5%)

At the same time, the Holos party, which currently has parliamentary mandates, would garner only 3.1% of the vote (or 3.5% of votes by those who are determined to go to polling stations), Svoboda 3.3% (3.7%), Power and Honor 2.8% (3.1%), the Opposition Bloc and Shariy's Party 1.8% each (2%), the Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko 1.5%, Samopomich 1.3%, the Agrarian Party 0.6%, and the Movement of New Forces of Mikheil Saakashvili 0.5%.

Another 1.2% of those polled would vote for some other party, 17.8% are undecided, and 10.9% would not go to polling stations.

Ukraine has a 5% election threshold.

The sociologists surveyed 2,003 respondents aged 18 and older in all regions of Ukraine on January 24 to 28, 2020.