Yatseniuk-led People's Front doesn't make 5% barrier in hypothetical Rada elections – poll
Seven political forces that have the support of 5% or more voters could have a chance of making it to the Verkhovna Rada if parliamentary elections were held in Ukraine this coming Sunday, shows a poll conducted by the sociological group Rating on June 3-13.
A total of 16.4% of the respondents who said they would vote said they would vote for Petro Poroshenko's bloc Solidarnist, and Samopomich, Opposition Bloc and Batkivschyna would get 10.5%, 10.2% and 10.0%, respectively.
A total of 6.3% of the respondents said they back the Radical Party, 5.7% said they would vote for Civil Position, 5.3% said they would vote for Right Sector, 3.8% said they would vote for Svoboda, 2.7% said they would vote for the People's Front, 2.5% said they would vote for the Ukrainian Communist Party, and 2.1% said they would vote for Strong Ukraine. The other parties received the support of less than 1% of the respondents each, and one out of every five respondents was undecided.
Up to 60% of the respondents said they would come to vote if the elections were held this coming Sunday and 28% said they would definitely come to vote.
The most popular political force in Western Ukraine is the association Samopomich (followed by the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, Right Sector and Batkivschyna, and the leaders in the southern and eastern regions are Opposition Bloc (followed by the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and Batkivschyna). In the southern regions of the country, half of the respondents said they would not come to vote and 60% said they were undecided.
The poll surveys 2,000 respondents aged 18 or older. It was conducted in the form of a personal interview.