Transnistrian legislative election, 2010

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Transnistrian legislative election, 2010
Transnistria
2005 ←
December 12, 2010 (2010-12-12)
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All 43 seats to the Supreme Council
  First party Second party
 
Leader Anatoliy Kaminski
Party Renewal Independent
Leader since 2009
Leader's seat Constituency #19 (Rybnitsa)
Last election 23 1
Seats won 25 16
Seat change +2 +15

Speaker before election

Anatoliy Kaminski
Renewal

Elected Speaker

Anatoliy Kaminski
Renewal

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A legislative election was held in Transnistria on 12 December 2010.[1] All 43 seats of the Supreme Council of Transnistria were up for election. Transnistria uses first past the post with 43 single seat constituencies.

In preparation for the election, boundaries of the electoral constituencies were reviewed and revised in September 2010.[2]

International observers[edit]

The Supreme Council passed a resolution on 27 October to invite international observers to monitor the election. MPs invited the members of the Federation Council, the State Duma, Russia’s Electoral Commission, the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, the Parliament of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, North Ossetia-Alania, Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as the European Parliament, the OSCE and the Council of Europe.[3]

Observers present included representatives from Abkhazia,[4] Nagorno-Karabakh,[5] Germany and Poland.[6]

According to official data, 22 of the 43 members of its parliament (MPs) were born on the territory of PMR, while 4 were born in Moldova, 7 were born in Russia, 6 in Ukraine and 4 did not declare.[7]

Result[edit]

According to the results, overall turnout was 43%, with Constituency #11 (located in Rîbnița District) reporting 70.1%, the highest in the country. In this district, Sheriff founder Ilya Kazmaly swept the vote, being re-elected with 97.85% (also the highest in the country). The lowest turnout was in Constituency #2 (Bendery), with 29.3%.[8]

Results for 42 constituencies were announced on 13 December, with one recount going on, in Constituency #27 (in Slobozia District).[9] The election here was won by Oleg Vasilaty, who took 35.84% of the vote, only slightly more than the number of votes "against all", which was the highest in the country at 31.5%.

According to the provisional results, Renewal has won the election, taking 25 out of 43 seats in parliament. Yevgeny Shevchuk, Mikhail Burla and Anatoliy Kaminski, leaders of Renewal, were among those (re-)elected.[10]

The Pridnestrovie Communist Party got its first seat in parliament after its leader Oleg Khorzhan was elected in Constituency #40 (Tiraspol), defeating Renewal deputy leader Olga Gukalenko.[11]


e • d Summary of the 12 December 2010 Parliament of Transnistria election results
Parties Votes % Seats +/–
Renewal (Obnovleniye) 25 +2
Breakthrough (Proriv) 1
Pridnestrovie Communist Party 1
Non-partisans 16 +15
Against all 8,810 5.13
Total (turnout 42.26%) 171,771 100 43
Source: Renewal RIA Novosti Olvia Press Supreme Council CEC PKP

Aftermath[edit]

The Supreme Council held its first session in the new composition on 29 December 2010. In this session, Anatoly Kaminski was re-elected as speaker.[12][13]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mherrera.org/elections.htm
  2. ^ "The Legislation Committee considered the draft resolution on boundaries of electoral districts". Tiraspol: Supreme Council of Transnistria. 13 September 2010. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Parliament to invite international observers to monitor December 12th elections". Tiraspol: Supreme Council of Transnistria. 27 December 2007. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "НАБЛЮДАТЕЛИ ОТ АБХАЗИИ НАРЯДУ С МОНИТОРИНГОМ ХОДА ВЫБОРОВ НАЛАЖИВАЮТ ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКОЕ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВО С ПРИДНЕСТРОВСКИМИ ТОВАРОПРОИЗВОДИТЕЛЯМИ" (in Russian). Olvia Press. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "ВЫБОРЫ В ВЕРХОВНЫЙ СОВЕТ ПРИДНЕСТРОВСКОЙ МОЛДАВСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ПРОХОДЯТ ГЛАДКО И БЕЗ СУЩЕСТВЕННЫХ ЭКСЦЕССОВ – КОНСТАТИРУЮТ НАБЛЮДАТЕЛИ ИЗ НАГОРНОГО КАРАБАХА" (in Russian). Olvia Press. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "НАБЛЮДАТЕЛИ ИЗ ПОЛЬШИ И ГЕРМАНИИ НАРУШЕНИЙ НА ВЫБОРАХ В ВЕРХОВНЫЙ СОВЕТ ПРИДНЕСТРОВСКОЙ МОЛДАВСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ НЕ ВЫЯВИЛИ, НО ОТМЕТИЛИ ОТДЕЛЬНЫЕ НЕДОЧЁТЫ" (in Russian). Olvia Press. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  7. ^ PMR Supreme Council: Members of Parliament
  8. ^ "ЯВКА НА ВЫБОРАХ В ВЕРХОВНЫЙ СОВЕТ ПРИДНЕСТРОВСКОЙ МОЛДАВСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ СОСТАВИЛА 43%" (in Russian). Olvia Press. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  9. ^ "СТАЛИ ИЗВЕСТНЫ ИМЕНА 42 ИЗ 43 ДЕПУТАТОВ ВЕРХОВНОГО СОВЕТА ПМР. ПО ОДНОМУ ОКРУГУ ИДЁТ ПРОВЕРКА РЕЗУЛЬТАТОВ" (in Russian). Olvia Press. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  10. ^ "ПОДВЕДЕНЫ ПРЕДВАРИТЕЛЬНЫЕ ИТОГИ ВЫБОРОВ В ВЕРХОВНЫЙ СОВЕТ" (in Russian). Renewal - official website. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  11. ^ "Выборы 2010 – первый шаг к власти трудящихся сделан" (in Russian). Pridnestrovie Communist Party. 14 December 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "On 29 December at 10:00 the assembly hall to host the first organizational session of the Supreme Council of the fifth convocation". Supreme Council of Transnistia. 24 December 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2010. 
  13. ^ "Признаны полномочия депутатов Верховного Совета V созыва" (in Russian). Supreme Council. 20 December. Retrieved 3 January 2011.