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Ukrainian President’s Party On Course To Win Majority In Parliamentary Poll

Ukrainian President's Party On Course To Win Majority In Parliamentary Poll
Image by Mykhaylo Markiv / The Presidential Administration of Ukraine
Volodymyr Zelensky presidential inauguration‎, 20th May 2019

KYIV — Servant of the People, the party of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, appears on course to win a parliamentary majority after some 44 percent of votes have been counted, according to data from the Central Election Commission.

The comedian-turned-president’s party was in the lead in around 125 out of 199 constituencies in Ukraine, the data showed at 9:15 a.m. 

Zelenskiy’s party also won a majority on the party lists with 42 percent of vote or 122 seats, according to preliminary results, well ahead of its nearest rival with just over 12 percent. If the result stands, it would be the first time in Ukraine’s postindependence history that a party has obtained a majority in the parliament, the Verkhovna Rada…

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