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Ukraine
Politics is the process by which decisions are made within groups. ...



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Politics and government of
Ukraine
Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Shortly after becoming independent in 1991, Ukraine named a parliamentary commission to prepare a new constitution, adopted a multi-party system, and adopted legislative guarantees of civil and political rights for national minorities. ...

Political parties in Ukraine
Elections in Ukraine:
President: 2004
Parliament: 2006 Political parties in Ukraine lists political parties in Ukraine. ... The presidential election held in November and December 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. ... The next Ukrainian parliamentary election is scheduled for March 26, 2006. ...

Elections in Ukraine gives information on election and election results in Ukraine. An election is a decision making process whereby people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government. ...


Ukraine elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five year term by the people. The Verkhovna Rada (Parliament of Ukraine) has 450 members, elected for a four year term. Until 2005, half of the members were elected by proportional representation and the other half by single-seat constituencies. Starting with the 2006 parliamentary election, all 450 members of the Verkhovna Rada will be elected by proportional representation. Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State in many Commonwealth countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand, the Bahamas and many more, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... A legislature is a governmental deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. ... Verkhovna Rada. ... Proportional representation (PR) is a (by necessity multi-winner) electoral system whose use tends to make elections result in groups of votes being represented in proportional fractions in some body of representatives, i. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... The next Ukrainian parliamentary election is scheduled for March 26, 2006. ...


Ukraine has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments. A multi-party system is a type of party system. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues. ... A coalition government, or coalition cabinet, is a cabinet in parliamentary government in which several parties cooperate. ...

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Last elections

The presidential election held in November and December 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. ...

Past elections

To be added


See also

This electoral calendar lists the national/federal direct elections in the countries listed in the list of countries. ...

External links

  • Electionworld
  • Adam Carr's Election Archive
  • Parties and Elections

  Results from FactBites:
 
Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - Elections - Ukraine (225 words)
The ODIHR, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and the European Parliament deployed an international election observation mission to monitor the parliamentary elections on 31 March 2002.
The ODIHR and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe deployed an international election observation mission to monitor the presidential election on 31 October and 14 November 1999.
The ODIHR, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe deployed an international election observation mission to monitor the parliamentary elections on 29 March 1998.
Build Ukraine (1371 words)
Ukraine's regional and ethno-cultural divisions are such that the battle between pro-presidential oligarchs and the opposition is bound to end in stalemate.
In the March elections, Our Ukraine received 23.56 percent of the party-list vote nationwide and was the most popular force in 14 western, central and north-eastern oblasts and in the city of Kyiv.
In the March elections, Our Ukraine did not even make it over the 4 percent barrier in the two Donbas oblasts, which account for 10 percent of the national population, and the city of Sevastopol.
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