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Ukraine

Ukraine

44,573,205 15

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

69.15%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Supreme Council Verkhovna Rada Assembly
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Acting President Oleksander TURCHYNOV
  • Head of Government: Acting Prime Minister Oleksander TURCHYNOV
  • Assembly: Ukraine has a unicameral Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada) with 450 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president with the approval of the parliament.
  • In the Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada), 225 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system in a single, nationwide district to serve 5-year terms.  The remaining 225 members are elected in single member districts to serve 5-year terms.

*** There is a 5% threshold for the nationwide, proportional representation contest. Before 2011, Ukraine elected all 450 members through closed list proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Supreme Council 1998-03-29 26,571,273 37,540,092 70.78%
President 1999-10-31 26,305,198 37,498,630 70.15%
President 1999-11-14 28,212,484 37,680,581 74.87%
Referendum 2000-04-16 29,698,047 38,361,935 77.42%
Supreme Council 2002-03-31 25,909,407 37,277,697 69.5%
President 2004-10-31 29,068,309 37,613,022 77.28%
President 2004-11-21 30,511,289 37,613,022 81.12%
President 2004-12-26 29,068,309 37,613,022 77.28%
Supreme Council 2006-03-26 25,002,988 37,173,544 67.26%
Supreme Council 2007-09-30 22,500,000 37,500,000 60.0%
President 2010-01-17 24,614,827 36,826,251 66.84%
President 2010-02-07 25,493,529 36,826,251 69.23%
Supreme Council 2012-10-28 20,388,019 36,687,114 55.57%
President 2014-05-25 18,019,477 35,500,913 50.76%
Supreme Council 2014-10-26 - - -

Voter Turnout