The recent poll undertaken by Omnibus published by UNIAN 25, June 2007 shows that the Government is maintaining its support. Based on the recent polls the Party of Regions is expected to increase their representation to 221 falling just short of the 225/226 required to secure a majority in their own right. All other parties have registered a decline in voter support with the president’s party our Ukraine registering only 8%. It is unknown if the poll had taken into consideration the redistribution of 1.2% of voters who had indicated they would support the Lytvyn party prior to Lytvyns announcement that he would not be seeking to contest the September election.
Party of regions (PoR) on 31.7%
Yulia Tymoshcneko’s Bloc (BYuT) on 17.8%
Our Ukraine (OU) on 8.3%
People’s Self-Defence Party (PSD)on 3.5%
Communist Party of Ukraine (CPU) on 3.3%
The Socialist Party (SPU) on 1.4% have suffered the highest fall in terms of percentage of their 2006 poll result with most of their vote going to break away dissident party – People’s Self-Defence who are expected to form an alliance with Our Ukraine creating a new revised party coalition.
|Poll||Omnibus||Ukrainian Barometer||Sofia Social Studies||FOM-Ukraine||Kyiv International Sociology Institute||FOM-Ukraine||Kiev-based International Institute of Sociology|