More younger voters support Zelensky, with older voters supporting Poroshenko
Incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko received the highest level of support among older voters in the recent presidential election, he also enjoyed more support of Ukrainians with higher education, while young people, as well as Ukrainians with incomplete secondary education, voted for Volodymyr Zelensky.
According to the demographic analysis of Ukraine's National Exit Poll 2019 results presented at a press conference in Kyiv on Monday, Zelensky was the leader in all age groups of voters. In this case, he received the highest support among the youngest voters. The National Exit Poll 2019 was conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Initiatives Foundation, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) and the Kyiv-based Oleksandr Razumkov Centre.
Of voters under the age of 30, some 80% voted for Zelensky; he also enjoyed support of 73.5% of voters aged 30 to 39, 73% of those aged 40 to 49, 72% aged 50 to 59, and 69.5% of voters over 60.
Poroshenko received the most support from older voters. Some 29% of voters over 60 supported him, he enjoyed support of 26.5% of Ukrainians aged 50 to 59 and 25% of those aged 30 to 49. Only 19% of voters between 18 and 29 years old supported him.