Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Yanukovych, Tymoshenko: Two horse race

National Radio Ukraine reports:
If the presidential elections were held in the end of September, Viktor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko would have had the highest support of the voters, according to the survey conducted by the Ukrainian Democratic Circle at the request of the Institute of Politics.

A total of 28.9% of voters ready to back Yanukovych and 20.8% support Tymoshenko. Other politicians have a substantially lower backing of the population. In the runoff election, Yanukovych would get 41% and Tymoshenko 35.1%.

1 Comment:

UkrToday said...

The survey is not complete and could be a percentage of all, not just those that will vote.

Assuming a 80% participation rate the 41%/35% would becomes

51.25% Yanuchovich and 43.75% Yulia Tymoshenko

Leaving a 5% Against all vote. Which sounds about right.