How voters see political parties: creating conditions for efficient representation

The survey was conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation in cooperation with the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology on 5- 7 June 2021. 2003 interviews have been conducted. The survey was conducted using the computer-assisted telephone interview method (CATI). The statistical margin of error (with 0.95 probability and 1.1 design-effect) does not exceed 2.4%.

The survey was financed within the framework of the MATRA project of the Dutch Embassy in Ukraine.

Generally, Ukrainians do not trust political parties: less than 20% of respondents trust them. Younger and older respondents tend to trust the political parties more often (23.5%), while middle-aged respondents are less inclined to do so (close to 16%). Political sympathies also influence popular attitudes toward parties. “Sluga Narodu” and “Batkivshchyna” constituents trust political parties more often (close to 30%) than others. People who generally abstain from voting tend to trust political parties the least of all: less than 5%.

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