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    After 0.32 pecrent vote count on party lists, People's Front gathers 37.43 percent, while Poroshenko Bloc receives 15.5 percent, Ukraine's Central Election Committee said on Sunday.

    KIEV, October 26 (RIA Novosti) - After 0.32pecrent vote count on party lists, People's Front gathers 37.43 percent, while Poroshenko Bloc receives 15.5 percent, Ukraine's Central Election Committee said on Sunday.

    According to the Central Election Committee's press service, first data was obtained from one polling station.

    Right-wing Svoboda party is third with 11.76 percent, followed by Samopomoshch (Selfhelp) party headed by mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovy and Oleh Lyashko's Radical Party.

    Snap parliamentary elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday. Ukrainians went to the polls to vote in 423 members of parliament — 225 of them from party lists and 198 in single-candidate constituencies. The electoral threshold has been set at five percent.

    Ukraine's People's Front Party was founded in September 2014 by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament (the Verkhovna Rada), Oleksandr Turchynov, who both left the Batkivshchyna Party due to disagreements with its leader Yulia Tymoshenko. Arseniy Yatsenyuk heads the party's Political Council, while Oleksandr Turchynov is the head of its central headquarters.

    The party's platform is focused on the idea of Ukraine's integration into the European Union, in particular, the establishment of a visa-free travel regime between Ukraine and the European Union. In addition, the party calls for economic, fiscal, judicial, and prosecution reforms.

    The Petro Poroshenko Bloc is a Ukrainian liberal-conservative party, previously known as Solidarity party, which was set up by the current President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, in 2001.

    The party's main objective is helping Poroshenko implement his election promises, such as furthering Ukraine's aim to become a member of the European Union, enhancing social protection, ending corruption and establishing energy independence.

    The party's current election program is called "Strategy 2020" and aims to implement 60 reforms and special programs that will make Ukraine eligible to apply for EU membership within six years.

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