Zelensky leading with 73%, followed by Poroshenko with 24.66% – 70.33% of protocols processed
Candidates for the presidency in Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko, have gained 73% and 24.66% of the vote, respectively, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) has said after it processed 70.33% of the voting protocols.
Zelensky is leading in all regions, except Lviv region.
Some 2.32% of ballot papers were recognized invalid.
As was reported, Zelensky leads with 73% of the runoff vote, according to the National Exit Poll, while incumbent President Petro Poroshenko is supported by 25.5% of voters. According to the TSN's exit poll, Zelensky was supported by 72.7% and 27.3% voted for Poroshenko. The exit poll results announced on TV Channel 112.Ukraine says that Zelensky got 73.7% of the vote and Poroshenko had 26.3%.
According to the CEC, the voter turnout on April 21 was 62.07%.