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Party Of Regions, Tymoshenko bloc, Strong Ukraine, Front for Change and Communist Party would get into parliament

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April 12, 2010, 7:17 p.m. | Politics — by Ukrainian News
The Party of the Regions, the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, the Strong Ukraine Party, the Front for Change Party, and the Communist Party would be elected into the parliament if parliamentary elections were held in the near future, according to the poll conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) . KISS asked which political party or blocpeople would vote for if parliamentary elections were held the following Sunday. 36.4% of the respondents in the poll said they would vote for the Party of the Regions (led by President Victor Yanukovych), 13.6% said they would vote for the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (Yulia Tymoshenko), 7.3% for the Strong Ukraine Party (Serhii Tihipko), 4.3% for the Front for Change Party (Arsenii Yatseniuk), and 3.1% would support Communist Party (Petro Symonenko).

According to the results of the poll, the following political forces would fail to overcome the barrier to enter into the parliament in view of soon elections: Anatolii Hrytsenko's Civil Initiative (it would win 1.6% of the votes if founded), Oleh Tiahnybok's Svoboda Party (1.6%), Viktor Yuschenko's Our Ukraine Party (1.4%), Volodymyr Lytvyn Bloc (1.3%), Vitalii Klychko Bloc (1%), Viktor Baloha's Yedynyi Tsentr Party (0.2%), and Oleksandr Moroz's Socialist Party (0.2%).

In addition, 0.2% of the respondents in the poll said they would vote for other political parties or blocs, 6.3% said they would vote against all political parties and blocs, 8.4% would not vote, and 13.4% said they were undecided.

Kyiv International Institute of Sociology polled 1,226 people aged 18 and above in all regions of Ukraine from March 19 to 28.
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Anonymous April 12, 2010, 7:48 p.m.    

This is a pointless poll, as there will be no Parliamentary election in Ukraine until September 2012 and it is too far out to make any meaningful speculation on the results.

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Anonymous April 12, 2010, 8:46 p.m.    

While it may be of no current importance, it still is interesting. It does give some idea of the strength of certain parties. Interesting that PoR would receive 36.4% and that Tihipko would only get 7.3%. I thought he'd get more, the same with Yatseniuk.

Interesting also that Yush's OU would only get 1.4% and Baloha only .2%.

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Anonymous April 12, 2010, 9:05 p.m.    

Svoboda will also be in Parliament

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Anonymous April 13, 2010, 7:04 p.m.    

...until their members walked away upon getting elected.

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