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The Ukrainian presidential election, 1999 was a presidential election held in 1999 in Ukraine. Verkhovna Rada. ... 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. ... Cabinet of Ministers The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is the highest body in the system of bodies of executive power in Ukraine. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine is appointed by the President and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament). ... Viktor Yanukovych Campaign Poster 2004 Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ), (born July 9, 1950) is the Prime Minister of Ukraine. ... The judicial system of Ukraine consists of four levels, as follows: Local courts of general jurisdiction (combining criminal and civil jurisdiction) consisting of: district, urban district and town courts; regional courts; city courts in Kiev and Sevastopol; administrative local courts. ... Constitutional Court The Constitutional Court of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) is the only body of constitutional jurisdiction in Ukraine. ... The Supreme Court of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, Верховний Суд України) is the highest judicial body in the system of courts of general jurisdiction in Ukraine. ... The Prosecutor General of Ukraine (also: Attorney General of Ukraine, Ukrainian: ) heads the system of official prosecution in courts known as the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine (Генеральна прокуратура України). The Office of the Prosecutor General is entrusted with: prosecution in court on behalf of the State; representation of the interests... Political parties in Ukraine lists political parties in Ukraine. ... Elections in Ukraine gives information on election and election results in Ukraine. ... Referendums in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Constitution, is one of the lawful form of expression of peoples will. ... The Ukrainian presidential election, 1991 was the first presidential election held in Ukraine. ... The Ukrainian presidential election, 1994 was a presidential election held in 1994 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 second Ukrainian parliamentary election after the collapse of Soviet Union took place on 29 March 1998. ... Ukrainian parliamentary election of 2002 took place on March 31. ... Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: leading party or bloc Distribution of votes through 225 electoral districts: 2nd best result The Ukrainian parliamentary election took place on March 26, 2006. ... The Referendum took place in Ukraine on December 1, 1991. ... 2000 Ukrainian national referendum (Ukrainian: ) held on April 16, 2000 on the issue of reformation the governing system of Ukraine was formally initiated by President Kuchma and organized by the Central Election Commission on the mass public initiative represented by activist groups across the country. ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | Ukrainian government | Elections in Ukraine ... Orange-clad supporters of Viktor Yushchenko gather in Independence Square in Kiev. ... // Western relations Ukraine considers Euro-Atlantic integration its primary foreign policy objective, but in practice balances its relationship with Europe and the United States with strong ties to Russia. ... In 2004, the president of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko, said that Membership of Ukraine in the European Union is a strategic goal of his foreign policy. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ...


The second round of the elections took place on November 14, 1999, in which the acting President Leonid Kuchma kept the presidential post from the Communist party leader Petro Symonenko. November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Leonid Kuchma Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леонід Данилович Кучма; born August 9, 1938) was the second President of Ukraine from July 19, 1994, to January 23, 2005. ... Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... Categories: Politics stubs | Communist parties | Ukrainian politics | Ukrainian political parties ... Simonenko presidential election poster 2004 Petro Mykolayovich Symonenko (Donetsk, August 1st, 1952) is the first secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine. ...



Summary of 1999 Ukraine presidential election results

Candidates — Nominating parties Votes (1st round) % Votes (2nd round) %
Leonid Kuchma — Independent 9,598,672 36.49 15,870,722 56.25
Petro SymonenkoKPU 5,849,077 22.24 10,665,420 37.80
Oleksandr MorozSPU 2,969,896 11.29
Nataliya VitrenkoPSPU 2,886,972 10.97
Yevhen Marchuk — Independent 2,138,356 8.13
Yuriy Kostenko — Independent 570,623 2.17
Hennadiy Udovenko — NDU(Rukh) 319,778 1.22
Vasyl Onopenko — SDPU 124,040 0.47
Oleksandr Rzhavskiy — One Homeland 96,515 0.37
Yuriy Karmazin — PZV 90,793 0.35
Vitaliy Kononov — PZU 76,832 0.29
Oleksandr Bazyliuk — SP 36,012 0.14
Mykola Haber — PPU 31,829 0.12
Against all 477,019 1.81 970,181 3.44

Leonid Kuchma Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леонід Данилович Кучма; born August 9, 1938) was the second President of Ukraine from July 19, 1994, to January 23, 2005. ... Simonenko presidential election poster 2004 Petro Mykolayovich Symonenko (Donetsk, August 1st, 1952) is the first secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine. ... Categories: Politics stubs | Communist parties | Ukrainian politics | Ukrainian political parties ... Oleksandr Moroz. ... 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). ... 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 Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Прогресивна соціалістична партія України) is a political party in Ukraine... Evgeny Marchuk (born 28 January) was appointed acting prime minister of Ukraine on March 1, 1995 and confirmed on June 8, 1995. ...

References

  • Center on Democratic Perfomance
  • The Project on Political Transformation and the Electoral Process in Post-Communist Europe

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