As of midday, Central Electoral Commission has processed 40.04% of protocols. According to preliminary result 6 political parties overcome 5% barrier: ‘People’s Front’ led by current Prime Minister Yatseniuk, ‘Petro Poroshenko’s block’, Association ‘Samopomich’ [Selfhelp / selfreliance], ‘Opposition block’, ‘Radical party’ and ‘Motherland’ led by Julia Tymoshenko.
Preliminary Parliamentary elections took place yesterday, on October 26, 2014.
This year the lowest attendance for the elections was registered. Only 52.42% of voters came to make their decision. The percentage of attendance varies in different oblasts [unit of territorial division in Ukraine] – from about 70% in Western Ukraine to 39% in the East.