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Ukrainians vote in presidential elections with comedian on track for triumph

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    alyaza Link
    i'm unsure of the quality of ukrainian exit polls, but all the exit polling seems to have zelensky the comedian obliterating incumbent president poroshenko by something in the vicinity of 75...

    i'm unsure of the quality of ukrainian exit polls, but all the exit polling seems to have zelensky the comedian obliterating incumbent president poroshenko by something in the vicinity of 75 points to 25 and the exit polls for the last round basically nailed what zelensky ultimately got, so this looks like it's going to be an extinction-level event for poroshenko.

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      ainar-g Link Parent
      I may be overly sceptic, but I think that that says more about the people's dissatisfaction with Poroshenko, than it is about their hopes towards Zelensjkij. Poroshenko, too, was wildly popular in...

      I may be overly sceptic, but I think that that says more about the people's dissatisfaction with Poroshenko, than it is about their hopes towards Zelensjkij. Poroshenko, too, was wildly popular in his time and made a lot of promises. I wish all the best to the people of Ukraine, and I especially hope that the people of Donbass will be able to return to normal life.

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      1. alyaza Link Parent
        no that's... pretty much exactly it. zelensky is running on a pretty ambiguous "catch all" big tent platform and his voters cut across all walks of life, which suggests it's much more of...

        I may be overly sceptic, but I think that that says more about the people's dissatisfaction with Poroshenko, than it is about their hopes towards Zelensjkij.

        no that's... pretty much exactly it. zelensky is running on a pretty ambiguous "catch all" big tent platform and his voters cut across all walks of life, which suggests it's much more of protest/dissatisfaction vote than anything else.

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  2. Soptik Link
    Zelensky won with 73,2%.

    Zelensky won with 73,2%.

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