15% of those who come to the polling stations have not yet decided who they will vote for in the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.
This is stated in the results of the opinion poll of the “Rating” group in April.
According to a survey conducted by the Sociological Group “Rating” for the first week of April 2019, about 30% of respondents believe that things in Ukraine are going in the right direction, 55% think the opposite. At the end of the first round of the presidential election, positive assessments of the direction of the country’s development almost doubled. Residents of the West and the Center of Ukraine assess the situation in the country more optimistic.
Among the respondents, 83% believe that radical changes should be made in the country. Only 6% thinks that everything should remain as it is, and 7% want to return to the past.
52% of respondents pin hope that things will change after presidential elections. After the first round of the presidential election, positive expectations increased by 1.5 times. However, 25% have no hopes for changes, and 7% – in general, they expect deterioration.
To the question “For which of these candidates will you vote in the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine?” Respondents answered as follows: 51% said they would vote for Volodymyr Zelensky, 21% for Petro Poroshenko. Another 18% did not decide, 10% do not intend to vote. Among those who intend to vote in the second round, 61% – for Zelensky, 24% – for Poroshenko. Another 15% are undecided. Among those who intend to vote in the second round and decided on the choice: 71% – for Zelensky, 29% – for Poroshenko.
The showman is ahead of his rival in all age categories and among residents of the East, South and Center. At the same time, in the West, the positions of both candidates are almost equal.
61% of respondents believe that Zelensky will become the next President of Ukraine, 17% believes that it will be Petro Poroshenko. Another 22% have not decided on the answer. Among the electoral groups of candidates who gained significant results in the I-th round, the relative majority is convinced that Volodymyr Zelensky will be the future Head of State. Interestingly, that among Poroshenko’s supporters, only half is convinced of the victory of their favorite, while a quarter at the same time believes that Zelensky will win.