Zelensky Party received record support in the history of modern Ukraine
The Servant of the People party showed an absolute record of support in the entire history of independent Ukraine. Prior to that, the Party of Regions gained the most on the lists in the 2007 elections - 34,37%.
This is stated in the publication “Ukrainian truth".
It is noted that Zelensky's party broke another record for Yanukovych's party by holding the largest number of majority members in the Rada. Prior to that, the best indicator belonged to the “Party of Regions”, which in 2012 won 113 majoritarian districts.
Zelensky's party takes the same votes that cast for him in the first round of the 2019 presidential election: 5,7 million people voted for Zelensky then, and 24 million voted for Servant of the People as of July 6,2.
Fewer voters voted for VO Fakel and Independence parties. For two, they took 0,1% of the vote.
The winner of the previous elections on the party component, the Popular Front, could not survive until the next elections. The NF did not participate in the 2019 elections, saving space on the ballots.
However, 7 former members of the “front-line” faction entered the new parliament by districts or in the lists of other parties.
The largest regression in the list part compared to 2014 from the current parliamentary parties, excluding the Popular Front, was demonstrated by:
- “Self-help”: it was 10,97%, but now it is 0,7%;
- Petro Poroshenko's bloc (now “EU”): it was 21,87%, but now it is 8,5%;
- “Radical Party”: it was 7,44%, now it is 3,8%.
And “Opposition Platform - For Life”, on the contrary, improved the indicators of 2014: it was 9,43%, and now it is 13%.
Yulia Tymoshenko's "Batkivshchyna" also added: from 5,7% to 8%.
Here You can see the full list of parties and preliminary results.
Interesting facts about the new parliament
The first monobolshinstvo in the Ukrainian parliament
For the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, one party gets the majority in the Verkhovna Rada. As of now, "Servant of the People" is holding 254 people's deputies to the Rada.
After the Communist Party of the USSR lost its monopoly position in politics, it was not possible to form a single party in the parliament.
The closest to the indicator of 226 votes required for a majority in the Rada was the “Party of Regions”, which in 2012 had a faction of 185 deputies.
Three quarters of deputies for the first time passed to the parliament
According to preliminary results, in the Rada of the 9th convocation, three quarters of the deputies will be “newcomers”. As of now, 323 candidates are entering the parliament, they did not work there before: 167 of them are elected by lists, 156 - by majority vote.
Most of the “predecessors” will probably be elected as self-nominated candidates - there are 35 of them out of 49 candidates.
The new parliament will include lawyers, journalists, athletes and showmen.
After the presidential election, representatives of show business, culture and media began to massively move into politics. This year, humorist and TV presenter Sergey Pritula, as well as singer Ivo Bobul, tried their hand at elections.
Unfortunately, Prituly and Bobula will not be in the new parliament, but there will be many other stars, TV reporters, journalists and sportsmen in the Rada and without them.
- Svyatoslav Vakarchuk - musician, leader of "Okean Elzy"
- Alexander Skichko - showman, TV presenter. Husband of Elizaveta Yurusheva, daughter of a prominent businessman Leonid Yurushev
- Roman Grischuk - TV presenter, artistic director of the studio "Mamahohotala"
- Jean Belenyuk - world champion, Olympic silver medalist, Greco-Roman wrestler
- Nikolay Tishchenko - restaurateur, TV presenter of the "Inspector" program
- Olga Saladuha - athlete, world champion, bronze medalist of the Olympic Games
- Artyom Dmitruk - master of sports of international class in powerlifting.
Hero of Ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko received 8 votes
People's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the VIII convocation Nadezhda Savchenkowhich ran in the single-member constituency No. 51 in the Donetsk region (it turned out to be the smallest in Ukraine), received only eight votes in its support.
As the edition notes “Facts“, Savchenko tried to conduct her election campaign, including in the uncontrolled territory of the Donetsk region.
ForumDaily wrote earlier:
- According to the results of the National exit poll as of 20: 00, at the extraordinary parliamentary elections of 2019, the barrier in 5% overcome five parties: Servant of the People, Opposition Platform - For Life, European Solidarity, VO Batkivshchyna and Golos.
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