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Three candidates will continue to fight for role of leader of British Conservatives

Former UK Minister for Equality and Local Self-Government Kemi Badenoch dropped out of the race for the post of leader of the Conservative Party and, accordingly, the country’s prime minister, following the results of the fourth round of elections, three candidates continue to fight, Sky News reports.
The results of the vote were announced by the head of the so-called “committee 1922” (a parliamentary group from the Conservative Party in the House of Commons of Great Britain), Sir Graham Brady, on the air of Sky News. According to him, Badenoch received the fewest votes during the election race (59). The TV channel, for its part, notes that in the fourth round of voting, she won only one vote.
The race is still led by former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak with 118 votes, while in the last round of elections he enlisted the support of only three votes. In addition to him, two more candidates continue to fight – Junior Trade Policy Minister Penny Mordaunt (92 votes) and Foreign Minister Liz Truss (86 votes). Mordaunt and Truss received 10 and 15 votes respectively in this round.
Brady added that one tainted ballot was found.
The final – fifth – round of voting is scheduled for Wednesday, it will be held from 13:00 to 15:00 local time.

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Batkivschyna Party leader Yuliya Tymoshenko and Opposition Platform – For Life head Yuriy Boyko are the favorites among possible presidential candidates in Zaporizhia region, supported by 22.0% and 18.3% of the region’s residents who participated in a Sociological Group Rating survey. The poll was carried out from November 16 to December 2, 2018. Some 1,600 residents of the region were interviewed. The sample was formed taking into account the age and gender structure of the region, as well as the type of settlement. The margin of error of the survey does not exceed 2.4%.
Showman and Servant of the People Party leader Volodymyr Zelensky was supported by 14.1% respondents, followed by incumbent President Petro Poroshenko – 8.4%, Radical Party leader Oleh Lyashko – 7.5% and Ours Party leader Yevhen Murayev. Civil Position Party leader Anatoliy Hrytsenko was supported by 5.1% of persons who participated in the survey.

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More than 20% of Ukrainians polled have said that they are going to vote for Yuliya Tymoshenko, the leader of the All-Ukrainian Union Batkivschyna (Fatherland) party, in the upcoming presidential elections in Ukraine in 2019, a poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, the Razumkov Center and the Sociological Group Rating shows. According to the result of the poll, 21% of those polled are ready to vote for Tymoshenko for the next president of Ukraine.
She is followed by showman Volodymyr Zelensky (11%), the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko (10%), and the leader of the Civic Position party Anatoliy Hrytsenko (10%).
Then comes one of the leaders of the Opposition Platform for Life Yury Boiko (9%), followed by the leader of the Radical Party Oleh Lyashko (8%), rockstars Svyatoslav Vakarchuk (6%), and MP Yevhen Murayev (5%).
The anti-rating is led by Poroshenko as more than a half of Ukrainians are not going to vote for him under any circumstances.
The poll was jointly conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, the Razumkov Center and the Sociological Group Rating from October 19 to November 2, 2018. A total of 10,000 people aged from 18 and up were polled in all the regions of Ukraine except for Crimea and Russia-occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The statistical margin of error is no more than 1%.

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