So, according to Lesnichy (whose “institute” is engaged in all kinds of polls), if the elections were held “this Sunday”, then 20,2% of voters “among those who decided and intends to vote ”. However, in general, only 14,1% of the total number of voters support it, i.e. citizens of the country with the right to vote.
In second place in the ranking is showman Vladimir Zelensky, for whom 12,6% of those who decided, or 8,8% of the total number of voters, are ready to cast their votes.
Third and fourth places are shared: Yuriy Boyko from the Opposition Platform - For Life and the current president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. For each of them 11,9% of the voters who were determined are ready to vote, or 8,3% of the total.
Fifth place is occupied by the leader of the Civil Initiative party Anatoly Gritsenko. He is supported by 10,7% of the number of those who decided or 7,5% of the total number of voters.
Lesnichy emphasized that about 31% of the respondents were ready to come to polling stations on March 2019, 78. That is, 45% of the respondents promised “mandatory” to take part in the vote, and “most likely” will take part in the elections - 33%. The survey was conducted from January 17 to January 25, 2019 and the error allegedly does not exceed 2,2%. At the same time, the number of respondents was not specified.
We remind you that the presidential election in Ukraine should be held on March 31, 2019, and if none of the candidates receives more than 50% of the votes of the number of people who participated in the elections, then the second round will be held on April 21, 2019.
It must be added that the personality of the “expert” is very well known among Ukrainian patriots. In 2002, Yuri Lesnichy graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev and became a master of journalism, and later reached international law. Trained in Stockholm (Sweden) under the European policy and democratic institutions ”(2005), and then in Copenhagen (Denmark) under the program“ Local Government: European Experience ”(2010).
He is the chairman of the Hope and Defense charity foundation in the Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district of the Kiev region and at the same time the chairman of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the People’s Council in the same region, the same region. He is also a member of the coordination council of the Maidan Anti-Corruption Committee (formed by the Public Council of the Maidan, the EuroMaidan Forum of Ukraine, the Right Sector * and Avtomaydan). Coordinator of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the Euromaidan Forum of Ukraine and an active participant in the Self-Defense of the Kiev region.
* - An organization banned in Russia.