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This election to the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, was held according to the Party-list proportional election system—that is, in a single nation-wide electoral district with votes being allocated to the political parties or election blocs rather than to individual candidates. In the previous parliamentary elections half of parliamentary representatives (deputies) were elected on proportional basis, while the other half were elected in single-mandate constituencies. Verkhovna Rada. ... Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems used in multiple-winner elections (e. ... Ukrainian parliamentary election of 2002 took place on March 31. ...


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According to the election law and the system adopted, the political parties or election blocs need to collect at least 3% of the national vote in order to gain seats in parliament.

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Results

Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: leading party or bloc
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: leading party or bloc
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Party of Region (32.14%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Party of Region (32.14%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Block Yulia Tymoshenko (22.29%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Block Yulia Tymoshenko (22.29%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Our Ukraine(13.95%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Our Ukraine(13.95%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Socialist Party of Ukraine(5.69%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:Socialist Party of Ukraine(5.69%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko(2,93%)
Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts:People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko(2,93%)

According to the Central Election Commission of Ukraine 67.13% of registered voters participated in the election. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1181x825, 89 KB)If its Kharkiv, than Kyiv, not Kiev. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1181x825, 89 KB)If its Kharkiv, than Kyiv, not Kiev. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 603 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 603 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution (1000 × 706 pixel, file size: 643 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution (1000 × 706 pixel, file size: 643 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 669 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 669 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 669 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 669 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 660 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 565 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,000 × 706 pixels, file size: 660 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | Ukrainian government | Elections in Ukraine ...


On April 10 the Central Election Commission (CVK) announced the final results of vote counting; the results can be seen at the Commission's website. As a result of the election, out of 45 parties, only 5 passed the required 3% electoral threshold (see the table below). In party-list proportional representation systems, an election threshold is a clause that stipulates that a party must receive a minimum percentage of votes, either nationally or within a particular district, to get any seats in the parliament. ...


Comparing the results with early polls, it was unexpected that President Viktor Yushchenko's party "Our Ukraine" received less than 14% of the national vote, coming third after the Party of Regions, and the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc. Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ... Ukrainian Party of Regions emblem The Party of Regions ( Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a Ukrainian political party created in March 2001. ... The Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, (Ukrainian: ) is the name of the subsequently created political coalitions in Ukraine led by the politician Yulia Tymoshenko. ...


As per preliminary results, the Ukrainian Communist Party was soundly trounced, getting less than 4% of the vote and 21 deputies as a result, as opposed to their 20% in the 2002 elections. Simonenko presidential election-2004 poster in Russian The Communist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is a political party in Ukraine, currently led by Petro Symonenko. ... Ukrainian parliamentary election of 2002 took place on March 31. ...


The People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko did not pass the electoral threshold collecting only 2.93% of total votes recorded, 0.07% short of the required 3% electoral threshold. According to the law the threshold is calculated based on the total number of the voted ballots, including the general non-confidence votes (i.e. ballots of those who voted against all parties listed) as well as invalid votes (e.g. votes for more than one party as such option is not provided by electoral law). If such votes were excluded from the total, then Vitrenko party would have received over 3% of the formal vote. Commenting the preliminary results the leader of the Opposition Bloc, Natalia Vitrenko expressed: "Based on what grounds CVK shows the total number of actual voters as 25,250 thousands? According to CVK data, 2% of votes are invalid, and 1.8% are "against all", therefore these numbers should be excluded. The base for calculations should not be more than 24,500 thousand; and that is 3% out of the votes that CVK counted for out Bloc."[1] Nonetheless, according to the Law on Election, Article 1.4 "The mandates are distributed to the parties (blocs) that obtained no less than three percents of votes of voters that participated in the election" The Peoples Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko, (Ukrainian: ) is a political alliance in Ukraine led by Natalia Vitrenko. ... In party-list proportional representation systems, an election threshold is a clause that stipulates that a party must receive a minimum percentage of votes, either nationally or within a particular district, to get any seats in the parliament. ...


A set of parties which did not pass the electoral threshold, notably People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko and the Opposition Bloc "Ne Tak" have made claims of the elections being highly falsified and asked for vote recount. Recent reports in the media have indicated that Ukraine's President has also suggested that if necessary a partial recount of the March 26 ballot should be made. If significant mistakes were made in the tally of votes there is a chance for Opposition Block of Natalia Vitrenko to exceed the 3% threshold required by law. The Peoples Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko, (Ukrainian: ) is a political alliance in Ukraine led by Natalia Vitrenko. ... The Opposition Bloc Ne Tak, (Ukrainian: ) is a political alliance in Ukraine. ...


Over 22% of voters who supported minor candidates (with less than the 3%) will not be represented by the parties elected due to the electoral method used (party list proportional representation with an election threshold). Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems used in multiple-winner elections (e. ... In party-list proportional representation systems, an election threshold is a clause that stipulates that a party must receive a minimum percentage of votes, either nationally or within a particular district, to get any seats in the parliament. ...


Following the first meeting of the parliament on May 25, 2006 a long negations took place on the formation of the ruling coalition. An agreement that an 'Orange' coalition between (1) Bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko, (2) Bloc "Our Ukraine", and (3) Socialist Party of Ukraine was to form the government was finally reached on June 22. The coalition deal was signed after President Yuschenko relented his previous opposition to Yulia Timoshenko becoming Prime Minister. is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ... Yuliya Tymoshenko. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) presides over the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is the top body of the executive branch of the Ukrainian government. ...


This deal was violated, however, when the Socialists decided to instead create a coalition with the Communist Party and the Party of Regions. The leader of the Socialists, Oleksander Moroz, was elected Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada on July 6. Viktor Yanukovych was made Prime Minister on August 4, with the backing of his rival's "Our Ukraine" Bloc, after the parties agreed on the principals of state policy expressed in the Universal of National Unity. Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | People stubs | Ukrainian politicians | Elections in Ukraine ... Verkhovna Rada. ... is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) (born on July 9, 1950 in Yenakiieve, Donetsk Oblast) is the Prime Minister of Ukraine. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) presides over the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is the top body of the executive branch of the Ukrainian government. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Universal of National Unity, also known as the Declaration of National Unity, (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

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Summary of the 26 March 2006 Supreme Council of Ukraine final election results
Parties and blocs
(parties and blocs with at least 0.3% of the votes nationwide)
Votes % Seats
Party of Regions (Партія регіонів) 8,148,745 32.14 186
Bloc Yuliya Tymoshenko (Блок Юлії Тимошенко) 5,652,876 22.29 129
Bloc Our Ukraine (Блок Наша Україна) 3,539,140 13.95 81
Socialist Party of Ukraine (Соціалістична партія України) 1,444,224 5.69 33
Communist Party of Ukraine (Комуністична партія України) 929,591 3.66 21
People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko (Блок Наталії Вітренко Народна Опозиція)
  • Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine (Прогресивна соціалістична партія України)
  • Party "Rus'-Ukrainian Union" (Партія "Русько-Український Союз (Русь)")
743,704 2.93 0
Lytvyn's People's Bloc (Народний блок Литвина )
  • People's Party (Народна Партія)
  • Party of All-Ukrainian Union of the Left "Justice" (Партія Всеукраїнського Об'єднання Лівих "Справедливість")
  • Ukrainian Peasant Democratic Party (Українська Селянська Демократична Партія)
619,905 2.44 0
Ukrainian National Bloc of Kostenko and Plyushch (Український Народний Блок Костенка і Плюща) 476,155 1.87 0
Viche (Віче) 441,912 1.74 0
"Civil Political Bloc Pora-Reforms and Order Party" (Блок Пора-Партія Реформи і Порядок) 373,478 1.47 0
Opposition Bloc "Ne Tak" (Опозиційний Блок "Не Так") 257,106 1.01 0
Party "Renaissance" (Партія "Відродження") 245,188 0.96 0
Bloc of Yuriy Karamazin (Блок ЮРІЯ КАРМАЗІНА) 165,881 0.65 0
Party of Greens of Ukraine (Партія Зелених України) 137,858 0.54 0
National Democratic Party of Ukraine (Блок НДП) 126,586 0.49 0
Party of Environmental Protection "EKO+25%" (Політична партія "Партія екологічного порятунку "ЕКО+25%") 120,238 0.47 0
Ukrainian party "Green Planet" (Українська партія "Зелена планета") 96,734 0.38 0
All-Ukrainian Union "Freedom" (Всеукраїнське об’єднання "Свобода") 91,321 0.36 0
Peasant Party of Ukraine (Селянська партія України) 79,160 0.31 0
Bloc of Lazarenka ("Блок Лазаренка") 76,950 0.30 0
Others remaining (below 0.30%) 645,383 2.58 0
Against all 449,650 1.77 -
Invalid ballot papers 490,595 1.93 -
Total 25,352,380 100 450
Source: Central Election Commission of Ukraine (English)

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World reaction

According to Arabic newsmedia Aljazeera, Party of the regions has alleged that the general elections have been marred by irregularities and poor organisation as the first exit polls came in. But while acknowledging "some organisational problems", most other parties and Western observers have given the vote a largely clean bill of health. [2] Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (الجزيرة), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ...


Russian newspaper Izvestia predicts that Ukraine can expect more political instability and worsening economic situation. [3] Modern Izvestia logo Old Izvestia logo. ...


According to Russian Gazeta.ru, Tymoshenko, Yushchenko and the Socialists can form a coalition. Yulia Tymoshenko is sure she will become a new PM. Yushchenko and Georgian President Saakishvili already congratulated her with victory. [4],[5],[6] Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko[1] (Ukrainian: ) (born 27 November 1960) is a Ukrainian politician and former Prime Minister of Ukraine (from 24 January to 8 September 2005). ...


According to Russian Rian, Tymoshenko promises to reconsider the Russian-Ukrainian gas deal. [7]


Washington Post informed that Yushchenko's party was beaten into a humiliating third place in parliamentary elections as the pro-Russian party of the man he defeated for the presidency 16 months ago appeared headed for a clear victory, according to exit polls. The Party of Regions, led by Viktor Yanukovych, who was defeated by Yushchenko in 2004 following massive street protests known as the Orange Revolution, secured a commanding 33.3 percent of the vote, according to one poll. A second exit poll gave his party 27.5 percent. [8] ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Андрійович Ющенко) (born 23 February 1954) is the president of Ukraine. ... Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) (born on July 9, 1950 in Yenakiieve, Donetsk Oblast) is the Prime Minister of Ukraine. ... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ...


On March 27, Arabic Aljazeera reported that Yulia Tymoshenko, the former PM, has scored a triumph in parliamentary elections with her own bloc coming second and placing her in a position to form a coalition government. Viktor Yanukovich's pro-Russian Regions party won the most seats, but Tymoshenko emerged as a rejuvenated political figure, saying that "Orange Revolution" liberals could close ranks to keep the pro-Russian party in opposition. The outcome was a double humiliation for Viktor Yushchenko, the president, who defeated Yanukovich in a presidential poll re-run after December's 2004 street protests, and later fell out with Tymoshenko, his former Orange Revolution comrade. [9] Al Jazeera logo Al Jazeera (الجزيرة), meaning The Island or The (Arabian) Peninsula (whence also Algiers) is an Arabic television channel based in Qatar. ... Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko[1] (Ukrainian: ) (born 27 November 1960) is a Ukrainian politician and former Prime Minister of Ukraine (from 24 January to 8 September 2005). ... Viktor Yanukovych Campaign Poster 2004 Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Russian: Виктор Федорович Янукович1) (born July 9, 1950 in Yenakiieve, Donetska oblast) was Prime Minister of Ukraine from November 21... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ...


According to Forbes.com, Tymoshenko urged her estranged Orange Revolution allies to form a united front against their old pro-Russian nemesis, who was leading in early results from a weekend parliamentary election. Proposed coalition talks, which were supposed to get under way Monday, were delayed indefinitely.[10]


According to Russian online media Lenta.ru, activists of Vitrenko's party erected tents and started boycotting the premises of Ukrainian Central Election Commission in protest of alleged violations. [11]. According to Interfax-Ukraine, the tents are mostly empty. [12]


Parties and electoral blocs registered

In all, the record number of 45 parties registered for the election, with only 5 of them have obtained the minimum 3% quota required to elect representatives to the Ukrainian parliament. Seats in the Verkhovna Rada are allocated among those parties obtaining the 3% quota according to the largest remainder method of seat allocation, using the Hare quota. Each Party meeting the 3% quota is entitled to appoint one representative for every 1/450 (approximately 0.22%) of the total vote allocated to all parties meeting the 3% threshold, with remaining seats being awarded to the parties with the largest remaining fractions of 1/450 of the total vote allocated to all parties meeting the 3% threshold. Verkhovna Rada. ... The largest remainder method is one way of allocating seats proportionally for representative assemblies with party list voting systems. ... The Hare quota is a formula used to calculate the minimum number, or quota, of votes required to capture a seat in some forms of single transferable vote or largest remainder method party-list proportional representation voting systems. ...


Name of the party or electoral bloc (number of candidates):


(Parties or blocs which have obtained at least 3% of the vote are in bold)

  • Bloc NDP (376)
  • Party "Viche" (58)
  • Social Christian Party (36)
  • Ukrainian Conservative Party (31)
  • Party of Pensioners of Ukraine (93)
  • Political party "Forwards, Ukraine!" (77)
  • "Electoral bloc "State - Labor Union" (263)
    • All-Ukrainian Party of Laborious
    • Political Party "State"
  • Electoral bloc of political parties "FOR UNION" (83)
    • Party "Socialist Ukraine"
    • Party "Union"
    • Political Party "Homeland"
    • Slavic Party
  • Party "Renassainse" (86)
  • Political Party "Working Ukraine" (20)
  • Ukrainian Party "Green Planet" (28)
  • Electoral Bloc "Power to the People" (173)
    • All-Ukrainian Party of Spirituality and Patriotism
    • All-Ukrainian Chernobyl People's Party "For Welfare and Social Protection of the People"
    • Party of Protection of Pensioners of Ukraine
  • All-Ukrainian Party "New Force" (185)
  • "Civil Bloc PORA-PRP" (244)
  • Liberal Party of Ukraine (43)
  • Political Party of Ukraine "Party of PUTIN's Politics" (162)
  • Social Ecological Party "Union. Chernobyl. Ukraine." (54)
  • Bloc "Patriots of Ukraine" (99)
    • Patriotic Party of Ukraine
    • Ukrainian National Conservative Party
  • "Yuriy Karmazin Bloc" (59)
    • All-Ukrainian Party of Peace and Unity
    • Party of Defenders of Homeland
    • Party "National Democratic Union "Ukraine"
  • Party of Patriotic Forces of Ukraine (103)
  • Political Party "Party of Ecological Rescue "EKO+25%" (140)
  • Political Party Third Force (208)
  • Ukrainian People's Assembly (22)
  • All-Ukrainian Union "Freedom" (109)
  • Peasant Party of Ukraine (65)
  • Bloc of Partyless "Sun" (129)
  • Ukrainian Party of Honor, Combating Corruption, and Organized Crime (44)

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Exit-polls

National exit poll 2006 Exit-poll Ukrainian sociology service Exit-poll "FOM-Ukraine"

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Polls before the election day

According to earlier polls, front-runners are Party of Regions on 34%, Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc on 24%, as well as President Yushchenko's People's Union Our Ukraine. Ukrainian Party of Regions emblem The Party of Regions ( Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a Ukrainian political party created in March 2001. ... The Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, (Ukrainian: ) is the name of the subsequently created political coalitions in Ukraine led by the politician Yulia Tymoshenko. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian:  ) (born February 23, 1954) is the current President of Ukraine. ... The Peoples Union Our Ukraine (Narodnyi Soyuz Nasha Ukrayina, NSNU) is a political party of Ukraine, considered the continuation of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine (Blok Viktora Yushchenka Nasha Ukrayina, BVYNU) alliance. ...


Two other political forces that are virtually assured to pass a 3% barrier are the Socialist Party of Ukraine headed by Oleksander Moroz and the bloc of the current Speaker of Verkhovna Rada, Volodymyr Lytvyn (based on his former Agrarian Party of Ukraine renamed to the People's Party). The Socialist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Sotsialistychna Partiya Ukrainy) is a left-wing political party in Ukraine, one of the oldest (registered in late 1990). ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | People stubs | Ukrainian politicians | Elections in Ukraine ... It has been suggested that Speakers of the House be merged into this article or section. ... Volodymyr Lytvyn Volodymyr Mykhaylovych Lytvyn (Ukrainian: ) (b. ... The Peoples Party (Ukrainian: ; Narodnaya Partiya) is a political party in Ukraine. ...


The Communist Party of Ukraine, which has progressively received less and less votes with each election (25% in 1998, 20% in 2002), is expected to continue their decline in voter support. Simonenko presidential election-2004 poster in Russian The Communist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is a political party in Ukraine, currently led by Petro Symonenko. ...


Whilst some parties have nominated over 400 candidates, it is unlikely that any single Party will elect over 200 members. In order to form a Government, under Ukraine's constitution, parties will need to form a coalition with two or more voting blocks within the first month following the declaration of the polls.


Razumkov Centre Poll

Each 2 weeks Razumkov Centre held a representative national survey.


Table 1 shows the results for the parties likely to pass the three percent threshold.

Graph showing latest poll #3,Jan(2)by Razumkov published Feb 2006
Table 1: Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2006, Survey
Party or electoral bloc Nov. 2005 [13] Jan. 2006 (1) [14] Jan. 2006 (2) [15]
Party of Regions 17.5% 24.7% 27.4%
Bloc "Our Ukraine" 13.5% 15.4% 16.9%
Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc 12.4% 12.0% 12.7%
Socialist Party of Ukraine 5.6% 4.6% 6.3%
Communist Party of Ukraine 5.8% 4.6% 6.2%
Lytvyn's People's Bloc 3.3% 3.0% 3.4%
Nataliya Vitrenko Bloc "People's Opposition" 2.6%[16] 2.5% 1.8%
Other 5.3% 7.7% 7.4%
Against all 6.7% 3.9% 4.1%
Will not vote 6.4% 2.5% 3.1%
Does not know/no opinion 20.9% 19.1% 10.5%
Not answered - - 0.2%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
number of respondents 1993 2290 2016
precision (p-value) 2.3% 2.1% 2.3%

The latest Razumkov poll shows a consolidation of voter opinion and if the results of the poll are a true indication of voter intention the voter participation rate will be above 90% of registered voters. Voting in Ukraine is not compulsory. Votes below the 3% threshold are discarded which increases the proportional share of seats allocated to the remaining party/blocs. There is still 10.5% of voters undecided. Image File history File links UkrainePollGraphRazumkovFeb2006. ... Image File history File links UkrainePollGraphRazumkovFeb2006. ... Ukrainian Party of Regions emblem The Party of Regions ( Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a Ukrainian political party created in March 2001. ... The Electoral Bloc Yulii Tymoshenko (Vybortsy Blok Yuliyi Tymoshenko) is a coalition of liberal and nationalist political parties in Ukraine. ... The Socialist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Sotsialistychna Partiya Ukrainy) is a left-wing political party in Ukraine, one of the oldest (registered in late 1990). ... Simonenko presidential election-2004 poster in Russian The Communist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is a political party in Ukraine, currently led by Petro Symonenko. ... Volodymyr Lytvyn Volodymyr Mykhaylovych Lytvyn (Ukrainian: ) (b. ... Election poster 2004 Nataliya Vitrenko was a candidate in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, nominated by the Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, which she has chaired since 1996. ...


Kiev Institute of Sociology Poll

Kiev International Institute of Sociology presented the latest poll on February 9 based on a survey during 20-27 of January[17]. is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Table 2 shows the Kiev International Institute of Sociology poll results for the parties likely to pass the three percent threshold.

Graph showing poll results by Kiev International Institute of Sociology published Feb 2006
Regional division used by KIIS
Regional division used by KIIS
Table 2: Ukrainian parliamentary election, January 2006, Survey
Party or electoral bloc Ukraine West Center South East
Party of Regions 29.9% 5.0% 8.5% 43.5% 68.1%
Bloc "Our Ukraine" 18.5% 38.4% 23.4% 9.6% 2.3%
Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc 10.4% 16.6% 16.6% 5.3% 2.0%
Socialist Party of Ukraine 4.0% 2.1% 8.9% 2.0% 1.5%
Communist Party of Ukraine 4.5% 0.9% 4.3% 6.5% 6.0%
Lytvyn's People's Bloc 2.6% 1.8% 3.8% 3.7% 0.4%
Nataliya Vitrenko Bloc "People's Opposition" 1.3% 0.7% 0.3% 2.5% 1.8%
Civic Bloc "Pora" 0.7% 1.9% 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Greens Party 0.6% 0.3% 1.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Ukrainian People's Bloc of Kostenko and Plyusch 0.5% 1.1% 0.7% 0.2% 0.0%
Opposition Bloc "Ne Tak" 0.5% 0.6% 0.2% 0.7% 0.7%
Other (less than 0.4% each) 3.0% 1.6% 4.1% 3.6% 1.9%
Undecided 13.5% 20.5% 13.7% 12.6% 7.3%
Against all 5.7% 4.2% 10.2% 3.3% 4.0%
Does not vote 4.3% 4.3% 4.0% 5.2% 3.6%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

The map to the right shows the non administrative regional division used by KIIS: The Western region (orange) comprises the eight oblasts of the west - Volyn, Rivne, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Khmelnytskyi, Transcarpathia, and Chernivtsi oblasts; the Central region (yellow) is made up by Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Poltava, Sumy, Chernihiv and Kiev oblasts as well as the city of Kiev; the Southern region (light blue) consists of Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Mykolayiv, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia oblasts, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol; the Eastern region (dark blue) includes Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts Image File history File links UkrainePollGraph09Feb2006. ... Image File history File links UkrainePollGraph09Feb2006. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1181x825, 56 KB) Summary A new version of Image:Ukraine_KIIS-Regional-division. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1181x825, 56 KB) Summary A new version of Image:Ukraine_KIIS-Regional-division. ... Ukrainian Party of Regions emblem The Party of Regions ( Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a Ukrainian political party created in March 2001. ... The Electoral Bloc Yulii Tymoshenko (Vybortsy Blok Yuliyi Tymoshenko) is a coalition of liberal and nationalist political parties in Ukraine. ... The Socialist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Sotsialistychna Partiya Ukrainy) is a left-wing political party in Ukraine, one of the oldest (registered in late 1990). ... Simonenko presidential election-2004 poster in Russian The Communist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is a political party in Ukraine, currently led by Petro Symonenko. ... Volodymyr Lytvyn Volodymyr Mykhaylovych Lytvyn (Ukrainian: ) (b. ... Election poster 2004 Nataliya Vitrenko was a candidate in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election, nominated by the Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, which she has chaired since 1996. ... The rising sun of Pora! symbolizes a new dawn Pora! (Ukrainian: ), meaning ITS TIME! in Ukrainian, is a civic youth organization in Ukraine espousing nonviolent resistance and advocating increased national democracy, in opposition to what they claimed was the authoritarian governing style of Ukraines president Leonid Kuchma. ...


References

  1. ^ Razumkov Centre: 21 листопада 2005 Рейтинг політичних партій України (Центр ім.О. Разумков) (Conducted 3-13 November 2005, published 21 November 2005, Ukrainian only, edited)
  2. ^ Razumkov Centre: 20 січня 2006 Електоральні рейтинги партій і блоків (Центр ім.О. Разумков) (Conducted 12-17 January 2006, published 20 January, Ukrainian only, edited)
  3. ^ Razumkov Centre: 8 лютого 2006 Наміри голосування на виборах до Верховної Ради України та ідеологічні орієнтації громадян (Центр ім.О. Разумков) (Conducted 26-31 January 2006, published 8 February, Ukrainian only, edited)
  4. ^ The November survey included Vitrenko's Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine. In January it was replaced with Nataliya Vitrenko Bloc "People's Opposition", which also includes the Party "Rus'-Ukrainian Union" (RUS')
  5. ^ Kiev International Institute of Sociology:Report Documentation Link

See also

Political parties in Ukraine lists political parties in Ukraine. ... Voters at the voting booths in the US in 1945 Voting systems are methods (algorithms) for groups of people to select one or more options from many, taking into account the individual preferences of the group members. ... Proportional representation (sometimes referred to as full representation, or PR), is a category of electoral formula aiming at a close match between the percentage of votes that groups of candidates (grouped by a certain measure) obtain in elections and the percentage of seats they receive (usually in legislative assemblies). ... When the single transferable vote voting system is applied to a single-winner election it is sometimes called instant-runoff voting (IRV), as it is much like holding a series of runoff elections in which the lowest polling candidate is eliminated in each round until someone receives majority vote. ... Ukrainian parliamentary election of 2002 took place on March 31. ... 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. ... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ...

External links


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Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1174 words)
This election to the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada held according to the proportional election system that is in a single nation wide electorial district with votes being allocated to the political parties or election blocs rather than to individual candidates.
In the previous parliamentary elections half of parliamentary prepresentatives (deputies) were elected on proportional basis, while the other half were elected in single-mandate constituencies.
U.S. newspaper Washington Post informed that Yushchenko's party was beaten into a humiliating third place in parliamentary elections as the pro-Russian party of the man he defeated for the presidency 16 months ago appeared headed for a clear victory, according to exit polls.
Talk:Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (971 words)
In case you are interested in Ukrainian or Russian language links, some of them are available in a Finnish version of the article.
And it would be civil to obey that particular Ukrainian law.
I'm think that law applies only to new polls, ie: sociological services or anyone else cannot conduct and publish polls in the last two weeks before the election; as you can see the polls are still visible here: http://uv.ukranews.com/r6/rating/list.html.
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