|Source||Kiev International Institute of Sociology|
|Date||February 9, 2006 Poll Date: 18-28 January, 2006|
|Name of the party or electoral bloc|
|PR||Party of Regions (PR)|
|NS-NU||Bloc ‘Our Ukraine’ (NS-NU)|
|BYuT||Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc (BYuT)|
|KPU||Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU)|
|SPU||Socialist Party of Ukraine (SPU)|
|LPB||Lytvyn’s People’s Bloc (LPB)|
|NVB||Nataliya Vitrenko Bloc ‘People’s Opposition’ (NVB)|
|CBP||Civil Bloc PORA-PRP’ (CBP)|
|GRN||Green Party (Grn)|
|UPBKP||Ukrainian People’s Bloc of Kostenko and Plyusch|
|OBNY||Oppositional bloc NOT YES! (OBNY)|
|Party Block||Poll%||Vote%||Seats%||No of Seats|
This poll was the most comprehensive in terms of the provision of result data.
Democracy alive and well in Ukraine – Ukrainians value their vote.
Whilst all published polls differ considerably what is clear is that democracy in Ukraine is alive and well with between 76.5% and 90% intending to vote. This is far greater then in the United States where only 40-50% of the adult population vote.
The Lytvyn block with 17 seats would hold the potential balance of any outcome
This poll shows that there is an undecided vote of 13.5% which could change the outcome of the election and the balance of power in the formation of any coalition or alliance.
This poll has Pora well below the 3% equal +/- 0.1% to the Green Party.
8.63% of voters who vote for minor parties will be disenfranchised with their vote not being considered in determining the results of the election. With a preferential ballot system these votes would be redistributed according to voters nominated preferences.