48.4% of Ukrainians would vote for the presidential candidate of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky and 17% — for the incumbent head of state Petro Poroshenko, if the second round of presidential elections were held now.
This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the Kiev international Institute of sociology (KIIS) on 9-14 April.
While 17,9% said they are undecided with the choice of 1.6%, which intend to spoil the ballot, 6.3% are not going to take part in the vote, and 8.8% refused to answer the question.
Total out of total number of respondents intending to vote or undecided, 72,2% of the vote for Vladimir Zelensky and 25,4% — for Petro Poroshenko, while 2.4 percent want to spoil the ballot.
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By means of personal interviews were interviewed 2004 respondents who live in 129 settlements of all regions of Ukraine (except AR Crimea) at the 3-exponential stochastic sample with quota selection at the last degree, representative of the population of Ukraine aged 18 years. In Lugansk and Donetsk regions survey was conducted only on the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities.
Statistical sampling error (with probability 0.95 and at design-effect 1.5) doesn’t exceed: 3,3% for indicators close to 50%, 2,8% — for indicators close to 25%, 2,0% — for indicators close to 10%, 1,4% — for indicators close to 5%.