Poroshenko’s Bloc leading Ukraine’s parliamentary polls with 23% — exit-poll
Petro Poroshenko's Bloc is leading Ukraine's parliamentary polls with 23%, say the first results of exit-polls.
The Petro Poroshenko Bloc is followed by the People's Front led by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, with 21.3% of the vote. The third is Samopomoshch led by Mayor of Lviv Andrei Sadovy, with 13.2%
Yuri Boiko's Opposition Bloc is winning 7.6% of votes. Oleg Lyashko's Radical Party is scoring 6.4%, Yulia Tymoshenko-led Batkivshchyna - 5.6%, and Oleh Tyahnybok's Svoboda - 6.3%
Other parties are not overcoming the five-percent barrier to win seats in the parliament.
The national exit poll was conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, the Kiev International Institute of Sociology and Razumkov Ukrainian Center for Economic and Political Studies.