The first round of presidential elections in Ukraine came to an end. Ukraine’s Central Electoral Commission would officially announce the final results soon, but the three leaders of the presidential race are already known: Volodymyr Zelensky, Petro Poroshenko, and Yulia Tymoshenko. According to the results of counting 100% of electronic protocols, Zelensky was supported by 30.24% (5,713,825 people), Poroshenko took 15.95% (3,014,538 people), and Tymoshenko won 13.4% (2,532,319 people).
Austrian SORA Institute for Social Research and Consulting along with the Ukrainian Social Monitoring Center held the survey of the voters at the exit of the polling stations.
The survey results also allowed to create a so-called portrait of the voter for each candidate. So let us speak about Zelensky's voters.
Typical voter of Volodymyr Zelensky:
44.6% of men and 55.4% of women supported him. 72.3% of people aged from 18 to 49 years cast their votes for Zelensky, 25.9% of voters from 18 to 29 years, 26.8%, of Ukrainians from 30 to 39 years, 19% of people from 40 to 49 years old. Not too many people of pre-retirement and retirement age are among those who voted for Zelensky. So, 14.9% of the respondents from 50 to 59 years old supported Zelensky, 3.8% of people, who are older than 70 years old, and 9% - from 60 to 69 years old.
Turning to the issue of education, the overwhelming majority of Zelensky’s electorate are people with secondary and higher education. 50.1% of his supporters have secondary education, 46.3% of those who voted have higher education. In addition, 63.1% of working people, 18.6% of unemployed, 12.8% of pensioners, and 5.5%.students cast their votes for Volodymyr Zelensky
The second round of presidential elections will be held on April 21.