If elections to the Verkhovna Rada were held in the near future, the Servant of the People party would receive the greatest support of voters (36%), whereas incumbent Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would receive the most votes (40%), according to a study entitled "Citizens' Assessment of Government Activity, Level of Trust in Social Institutions and Politicians, Electoral Orientations of Citizens (February 2020)" conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Center.
"If elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine were to take place in the near future, the Servant of the People political party would receive the greatest support of voters (36% of those who will vote in the elections and have already decided which party they will vote for). Some 15% of respondents who will come to the polls and have already decided on their choice are ready to cast their votes for Opposition Platform - For Life, 13% for European Solidarity, 10% for Batkivshchyna, 5% for the Strength and Honor party. Compared to the results of a survey conducted by the Razumkov Center in January this year, the level of electoral support for the Servant of the People party decreased from 45% to 36%, and there is an increase at a statistically significant level in intentions to vote for Batkivshchyna (from 8% to 10%) and for the Opposition Bloc party (from 0.9% to 2%)," the study shows.
At the same time, if presidential elections were to take place in the near future, the majority of respondents would vote for Zelensky (40% of those who would take part in the elections and have decided on who they will vote for), 15% - for co-chairman of the Opposition Platform – For Life party Yuriy Boiko, 13.5% - for former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, and 10% - for Batkivshchyna party leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
The study was conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Center from February 13 to February 17, 2020. A total of 2,018 respondents aged 18 years and over were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, except for Crimea and the occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The poll's margin of error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.