April 21, at 8 a.m., Ukraine’s polling stations opened as scheduled across the country with some minor delays, which were quickly addressed. The voting would traditionally last for 12 hours; the polls would close at 8 p.m.
Presidential elections are held in 200 districts, 29,982 election commissions have been created. In total, about 30.3 million people can vote. Of these, 325,600 voters changed the place of voting for the second round of elections.
Recall that the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine took place on March 31. According to the results of the vote, Petro Poroshenko with 15.95% of the votes and Volodymyr Zelensky with 30.24% of the votes entered the second round.
Before the second round, the candidates passed drug tests, negotiated on the debates, and the debates between them were held at Olimpiysky stadium on April 19.
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