Crimean parliamentary election, 2006

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Crimean parliamentary election, 2006
Autonomous Republic of Crimea
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All 100 seats to the Verkhovna Rada
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Верховна Рада Автономної Республіки Крим — 2006.png

The 2006 Crimean parliamentary election were held on 26 March 2006. These were the first elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, which were conducted on the proportional election system. In order to gain representation in the Parliament of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the party or bloc had to get at least 3% of the vote.


e • d Summary of the 26 March 2006 Supreme Council of Crimea election results
Parties Votes % Mandates
Bloc "For Yanukovych!" (Блок "За Януковича!") 324,710 32.55 44
Soyuz (Союз) 76,143 7.63 10
Electoral Bloc of Kunitsyn (Блок Куніцина) 75,391 7.63 10
Communist Party of Ukraine (Комуністична партія України) 65,341 6.55 9
Qurultai-Rukh (Курултай-Рух) 62,448 6.26 8
Yulia Tymoshenko Electoral Bloc (Блок Юлії Тимошенко) 60,153 6.03 8
People's Opposition Bloc of Natalia Vitrenko (Блок Наталії Вітренко) 49,579 4.97 7
Opposition Bloc "Ne Tak" (Опозиційний блок "НЕ ТАК!") 30,825 3.09 4
Lytvyn's People's Bloc (Народний блок Литвина) 19,153 1.92 -
Bloc Our Ukraine (Блок Наша Україна) 12,369 1.24 -
Socialist Party of Ukraine (Соціалістична партія України) 9,576 0.96 -
Pora! (ПОРА!) 1,895 0.19 -
Against all 33,569 20.98 -
Total 997,575 100.0 100

2010 majority coalition[edit]

On May 28, 2010 a majority coalition was formed between the Party of Regions, the Bloc of Vitrenko, the Soyuz Party, the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united), as well as members of the Block of Kunitsin and six independent deputies.[1] Coalition consists of 68 deputies.

Note: The Opposition Electoral bloc "NOT SO!" really represents the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united) at the Crimean peninsula. In 2010 the bloc was known as the Solidarity. The People's Movement of Ukraine "Rukh" in Crimea is known as the Kurultai-Rukh. The Kunitsyn's bloc in the council is represented by a deputy faction of "Krym".

By the summer of 2010 the council consisted of 16 members that quit their respective blocs and are considered as independent: For Yanukovych! - 12, BYuT - 3, Vitrenko - 1.


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