Social Christian Party (Ukraine)

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The Social-Christian Party (Ukrainian: Соціально-християнська партія) is a political party in Ukraine registered in July 2004[1]

The party participated independently in the 2006 parliamentary elections winning 0,09% of the votes and no seats.[1]

In the 30 September 2007 elections, the party failed again as part of the Christian Bloc to win parliamentary representation.[1]

The party was reported to merge with United Centre in October 2008;[2] however it continued to exist.[3]

The party competed on one single party under "umbrella" party "Fatherland", together with several other parties, during the 2012 parliamentary elections[4][5][6][7][8][9] During the election this list won 62 seats (25.55% of the votes) under the proportional party-list system and another 39 by winning 39 simple-majority constituencies; a total of 101 seats in Parliament.[10]

In the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election the participated in 1 constituency; but its candidate lost and thus the party won no parliamentary seats.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (Ukrainian) Соціально-Християнська Партія, Database DATA
  2. ^ (Ukrainian)Соціально-Християнська партія України cамоліквідувалася, z i k (October 16, 2008)
  3. ^ (Ukrainian)Зорян Шкіряк офіційно очолив Соціально-Християнську Партію, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (October 16, 2008)
  4. ^ (Ukrainian) Соціально-християнська партія вирішила приєднатися до об'єднаної опозиції, Den (newspaper) (24 April 2012)
  5. ^ Opposition to form single list to participate in parliamentary elections, Kyiv Post (2 March 2012)
    (Ukrainian) "ФРОНТ ЗМІН" ІДЕ В РАДУ З "БАТЬКІВЩИНОЮ", Ukrayinska Pravda (7 April 2012)
    Yatseniuk wants to meet with Tymoshenko to discuss reunion of opposition, Kyiv Post (7 April 2012)
  6. ^ (Ukrainian) Tymoshenko and Yatsenyuk united ("Тимошенко та Яценюк об'єдналися"), Ukrayinska Pravda (23 April 2012)
  7. ^ Civil Position party joins Ukraine's united opposition, Kyiv Post (20 June 2012)
  8. ^ Ukrainian opposition parties agree to form single list for 2012 elections, Kyiv Post (23 January 2012)
  9. ^ Oppositon to form single list to participate in parliamentary elections, Kyiv Post (2 March 2012)
  10. ^ (Ukrainian) Proportional votes & Constituency seats, Central Electoral Commission of Ukraine
    % of total seats, Ukrayinska Pravda
  11. ^ Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament, Ukrainian Television and Radio (8 November 2014)
    People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
    Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
  12. ^ Political parties in the electoral process in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election, Central Election Commission of Ukraine