Gennady Kernes for the second year in a row topped the rating of Ukrainian mayors in terms of trust

The head of Kharkov Gennady Kernes took the first place among the mayors of Ukrainian cities in terms of public satisfaction with the work of mayors. This is evidenced by the results of the Fourth municipal survey conducted by the Sociological group “Rating” on behalf of the International Republican Institute in 2018, the press service of the “Vidrodzhennya”. This study captures the attitude of citizens to local self-government and municipal services.

This year, according to the survey, 75% of Kharkiv citizens support the actions of Gennady Kernes. Compared to the previous year’s survey, the level of support of the mayor of Kharkov grew by 3%.

On the second and third places on this indicator – Ivano-Frankivsk, Mariupol, with the results of the trust to the city’s goals of 73% and 71%, respectively.

Kharkov was included into a three of leaders of the approval of the work of the city Council – 63% of respondents in Kharkiv were satisfied with the activities of local Executive authorities.

The top three councils in Ukraine on the level of trust of citizens this year was headed by the Mariupol with a score of 65%, second place was taken by the Kharkiv city Rada with 63% support, and the local authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk closes the top three with the level of support at 62%.

Fourth municipal survey by the Sociological group “Rating” conducted in 22 regional centers of Ukraine and in the cities of Mariupol and Severodonetsk. The study is based on a sample of more than 19 thousand respondents.