ElectionGudie

Jan. 17, 2010 Held

24,614,827
Voted
Ukraine

Ukraine

Election for President

Results

64%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:24,614,827
Valid Votes:23,665,661
Invalid Votes:949,166

Candidates:

Viktor YANUKOVYCH8,696,110

36.75

Yulia TYMOSHENKO6,167,253

26.06

Serhiy TIHIPKO3,214,772

13.58

Arseniy YATSENYUK1,714,136

7.24

Viktor YUSHCHENKO1,346,578

5.69

Petro SYMONENKO873,174

3.69

Volodymyr LYTVYN579,287

2.45

Oleh TYAHNYBOK353,337

1.49

Anatoliy HRYTSENKO297,280

1.26

Inna BOHOSLOVSKA102,549

0

Oleksandr MOROZ95,249

0

Yuriy KOSTENKO54,410

0

Liudmyla SUPRUN47,377

0

Vasily PROTYVSIH40,410

0

Oleksandr PABAT35,517

0

Serhiy RATUSHNIAK29,870

0

Mykhaylo BRODSKYY15,025

0

Oleh RIABOKON8,375

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Ukraine

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Viktor A. YUSHCHENKO
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Yulia TYMOSHENKO
  • 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) 450 members are allocated through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.***

*** There is one, nationwide constituency and a 3% threshold. Before 2006, Ukraine used a mixed system: 225 seats closed-list, 225 seats in two-round single-seat constituencies.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

  • Viktor YANUKOVYCH
    • Party: Party of Regions
  • Yulia TYMOSHENKO
    • Party: Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Viktor YANUKOVYCH
    • Party: Party of Regions
  • Yulia TYMOSHENKO
    • Bloc: Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc
  • Serhiy TIHIPKO
    • Party: Labour Ukraine
  • Arseniy YATSENYUK
    • Party: Front for Change
  • Viktor YUSHCHENKO
    • Party: Our Ukraine
  • Petro SYMONENKO
    • Party: Communist Party of Ukraine
  • Volodymyr LYTVYN
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Oleh TYAHNYBOK
    • Party: All-Ukrainian Union
  • Anatoliy HRYTSENKO
    • Party: Our Ukraine
  • Inna BOHOSLOVSKA
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Oleksandr MOROZ
    • Party: Socialist Party of Ukraine
  • Yuriy KOSTENKO
    • Party: Ukrainian People's Party
  • Liudmyla SUPRUN
    • Party: People's Democratic Party
  • Vasily PROTYVSIH
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Oleksandr PABAT
    • Party: People's Salvation Army
  • Serhiy RATUSHNIAK
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Mykhaylo BRODSKYY
    • Party: Party of Free Democrats
  • Oleh RIABOKON
    • Independent(s): N/A

Last Presidential election:

  • YUSCHENKO won in the third round.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 45,870,700 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 36,826,251 (January 2010 Extrapolated from rates provided by Ukraine's EMB.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 24,672,940 (2010)

·         Is Ukraine a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Ukraine ratified CEDAW: Yes (12 March 1981)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 38 (following the 2007 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 81 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Ukraine a signatory to CRPD: Yes (24 September 2008)

·         Has Ukraine ratified CRPD: Yes (4 February 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 6,880,605 (est.)