Thursday, December 25, 2008

Poll shows Yanukovych and Tymoshenko to face off in Presidential elections due next year

Recent public opinion poll confirms what has been known for some time that both Viktor Yanukovych (20.7%) and Yulia Tymoshenko (17.9%) are front runners and most likely candidates to face off in a final elections for Ukraine's President

Both of the main contenders do not have 50% or more of the vote but they are the two highest polling candidates and as such they will be the only candidates left standing for the second run-off ballot.

All other election hopefuls lag far behind the two poll leaders and would not be in the race.

Incumbent President, Viktor Yushchenko, is polling less then 4% is not expected to be re-elected to office.

Elections for the President are due to be held by the end of next year.