Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian Presidential election by a landslide
Author: indiadmin April 23, 2019
Ukrainian actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the second round of a presidential election against incumbent Petro Poroshenko by a landslide.
According to a national exit poll showed on Sunday, the political newcomer, who dominated the first round of voting three weeks ago, got more than 70% support.
Polls gave Poroshenko, who has been in power since 2014, 25% of the vote.
If polls are correct, he will be elected for a five-year term. Official results are expected to come later today.
Zelensky challenged incumbent president Petro Poroshenko who has admitted defeat.