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"Ukraine is game to you?" No, but it just elected in a landslide an actual comedian with no political experience as president

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Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a run-off election to become the country's next president, exit polls suggest.

The 41-year-old is best known for starring in a political satirical drama in which his character accidentally becomes Ukrainian president.


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It was also very not close. 


Green is the portion of votes the comedian got. Red is Poroshenko, the current president:






Basically, everything in the west is a Poroshenko stronghold. But he lost all those areas by BIG margins. A lot of these regions are big surprises for him to lose. 


I really should check out Zelenzkiy's show. Maybe it will be insight into how he governs!

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