Ukrainians gave their comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy a mandate to reboot the country’s politics yesterday by handing his party a record score in parliamentary elections, exit polls showed.
His Servant of the People party – named after the sitcom he starred in before his shock presidential win in April – took 43.9% of the vote in yesterday’s election, according to combined figures from three pollsters.
It was the highest score in a parliamentary election for any party since Ukraine gained its independence with the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.
The pro-Moscow Opposition Platform – For Life came second with 11.5%, the polls said.
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Source: Gulf times