Jamala and Ukraine win the Eurovision 2016 Daily Press Poll

by Gil Laufer 31 views2

The final Daily Press Poll was held tonight right after all songs in the jury final were performed. Ukraine was declared as the winner with a total of 99 points.

For the final, each voting member of the press had to give its Top 5 instead of Top 3, awarding 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 points. The full results are as following:

  1. Ukraine 99
  2. Australia 91
  3. Russia 74
  4. Armenia 55
  5. Sweden 42
  6. Bulgaria 24
  7. Latvia 24
  8. Israel 18
  9. France 18
  10. Serbia 16
  11. Austria 15
  12. The Netherlands 9
  13. Georgia 9
  14. Spain 8
  15. Belgium 6
  16. Czech Republic 4
  17. Hungary 4
  18. Italy 4
  19. United Kingdom 2
  20. Azerbaijan 2
  21. Malta 1
  22. Croatia 0
  23. Cyprus 0
  24. Germany 0
  25. Lithuania 0
  26. Poland 0

The results were presented in a late-night broadcast along with ten journalists who were working here during the Eurovision week:

  • Michalis Vranis, ESCToday
  • Sergio Jiandani, ESCToday
  • Samantha Ross, ESC Insight
  • Ola Wasek, Eurowizja.org
  • Torbjörn Ek, Aftonbladet
  • Ludvig Alfredsson, Poplight.se
  • Ben Robertson, ESC Insight
  • Benny Roytson, Metro.co.uk
  • Fernando Mendez de Paz, Radio International
  • Brent Davidson, ESC Xtra

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  • silversurf

    Extraordinary achievement by Dami. Her chances of winning had enormous geo-political and demographic obstacles and by sheer talent and vocal power she overcame it all to take second place for Australia.

  • Hurr Durr

    Nope. She won because of a mixture of talent, voice, recent geo-politics and demographic pozitive discrimination.