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Ukraine

Ukraine

44,573,205 15

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

34,670,814 68.03%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 17, 2014)

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 18,174,440 34,670,814 52.42%

Voter Turnout