In Ukrainian parliamentary election, win of Zelenskiy’s party coming

Ukraine has held its snap parliamentary election, where, according to exit polls, Servant of the People party lead by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won with a clear majority.

Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera reports that in the Sunday, July 21, elections Ukrainians gave their comic-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky a mandate to reboot the country’s politics on Sunday by handing his party a record score in parliamentary elections, exit polls showed.

The President’s Servant of the People party – having the name of the sitcom he starred in before his shock presidential win in April –

received 43.9 percent of the vote, as indicated by combined figures from three pollsters.
This would be the highest score in a parliamentary election for any party since Ukraine gained its independence with the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.

The pro-Kremlin Opposition Platform-For Life was second with 11.5 percent, the polls showed.

Al Jazeera reports that full, official results will be announced on Monday, July 22.

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