2010 Ukrainian local elections

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The 2010 Ukrainian local elections took place on 31 October 2010, two years before the 2012 general election.wikipedia
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Svoboda (political party)

SvobodaAll-Ukrainian Union "SvobodaSvoboda party
The Ukrainian nationalistic party Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia while Our Ukraine, a major force in Ukrainian politics in the early 21st century, met with total failure.
During the 2009 and 2010 local elections in western Ukraine, the party made significant gains and became a major force in local government.

Party of Regions

PRRegions of UkraineParty of the Regions
The ruling Party of Regions won clear majorities in most regions and big cities throughout Ukraine (except in the west of the country), leaving Batkivshchyna far behind. According to opposition lawmaker Mykola Katerynchuk (Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc faction) the voting results proved that the Party of Regions intends to extend its influence over local government bodies, as the faction did not support elections in any of those regions where they already had a majority.
During the 2010 Ukrainian local elections the party won majorities on most regional and city councils as well as most of the mayoralties (except in western Ukraine), and in the 2010 Crimean parliamentary election (where it won over 70% of the seats).

Ukrainian nationalism

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The Ukrainian nationalistic party Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia while Our Ukraine, a major force in Ukrainian politics in the early 21st century, met with total failure.
In the 2010 Ukrainian local elections Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia.

Our Ukraine (political party)

Our UkrainePeople's Union "Our UkrainePeople's Union Our Ukraine
The Ukrainian nationalistic party Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia while Our Ukraine, a major force in Ukrainian politics in the early 21st century, met with total failure.
During the 2010 Ukrainian local elections the party (political blocs were not permitted to compete in the election ) met with total failure when it took only 2.3% of the national vote The party did quite well in the historical regions Volhynia and Galicia receiving minimal 5% of the votes up through 13,2%, but outside these regions it met with complete failure only managing to win 1,7% in Poltava Oblast, 0,9% in Zhytomyr Oblast and 0,7% in Kiev Oblast.

Front for Change (Ukraine)

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This was done by the Front of Changes party on August 5, 2010.
In the 2010 local elections the party won representative in 20 of the 24 regional parliaments, it did not win seats in the Supreme Council of Crimea.

2010 Crimean parliamentary election

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The Supreme Council of Crimea decided to hold the 2010 Crimean parliamentary election simultaneously with the Ukrainian local elections on August 4, 2010.
The 2010 Crimean parliamentary election were held on 31 October 2010 as a part of the general 2010 Ukrainian local elections.

Strong Ukraine

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Besides Front of Changes and Bloc Yulia Tymoshenko Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Tigipko's Strong Ukraine party also stated the law violates the Constitution.
At the 2010 local elections the party gained about 6% of the votes nationwide.

All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland"

BatkivshchynaFatherlandFatherland"
The ruling Party of Regions won clear majorities in most regions and big cities throughout Ukraine (except in the west of the country), leaving Batkivshchyna far behind.
During the 2010 Ukrainian local elections party (political blocs were not permitted to compete in the election) was defeated by the rival Party of Regions in nearly all regions of Ukraine, although it remained the main opposition party.

Communist Party of Ukraine

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The results were contested by opposition politicians and the Communist Party.
In the 2010 local elections, the party scored between 5% and 12% of the votes in all Ukrainian Oblasts, except in Western Ukraine and Kiev Oblast, where they almost had no voters.

2009 Ternopil Oblast local election

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Except the election of Kiev mayor, the elections to the Kiev Regional Council and the elections to Ternopil Regional Council elections will be conducted in all local authorities.

PORA

OPORAPora!Black Pora!
According to a survey of 2,000 people conducted in October 2010 by two Ukrainian nongovernmental organizations, the Democratic Initiatives Fund and OPORA, one in five Ukrainians were willing to sell his or her vote in the upcoming local elections.
In the 2010 local elections the party biggest achievement was winning 3 seats in the Lviv City Council.

Commonwealth of Independent States

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International observers of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly stated the local elections in Ukraine were organised well.

2008 Kiev local election

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Eventually these local elections did take place late 2010

Ukraine

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The 2010 Ukrainian local elections took place on 31 October 2010, two years before the 2012 general election.

2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election

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The 2010 Ukrainian local elections took place on 31 October 2010, two years before the 2012 general election.

Eastern Galicia

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The Ukrainian nationalistic party Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia while Our Ukraine, a major force in Ukrainian politics in the early 21st century, met with total failure.

Politics of Ukraine

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The Ukrainian nationalistic party Svoboda achieved notable success in Eastern Galicia while Our Ukraine, a major force in Ukrainian politics in the early 21st century, met with total failure.

Verkhovna Rada

Ukrainian parliamentVerkhovna Rada of UkraineParliament of Ukraine
On February 16, 2010 the Verkhovna Rada (the parliament of Ukraine) cancelled all Ukrainian local election dates original set for May 30, 2010.

Member of parliament

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A new date was not set but Members of Parliament expected new local elections in the spring of 2011.

Mykola Katerynchuk

According to opposition lawmaker Mykola Katerynchuk (Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc faction) the voting results proved that the Party of Regions intends to extend its influence over local government bodies, as the faction did not support elections in any of those regions where they already had a majority.

Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc

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According to opposition lawmaker Mykola Katerynchuk (Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc faction) the voting results proved that the Party of Regions intends to extend its influence over local government bodies, as the faction did not support elections in any of those regions where they already had a majority.

President of Ukraine

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In late April 2010, President Viktor Yanukovych expected local elections in Ukraine to take place in 2011.

Viktor Yanukovych

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In late April 2010, President Viktor Yanukovych expected local elections in Ukraine to take place in 2011.

Majority rule

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Yanukovych also called for these elections to be based on the majority representation system and stressed the need to adopt the relevant laws.

Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc

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Before voting, the Bloc Yulia Tymoshenko faction walked out of parliament in protest against consideration the bill without taking into account the faction's proposals.