For United Ukraine!

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For United Ukraine!
Leader Volodymyr Lytvyn[1]
Founded December 15, 2001 (2001-12-15)
Headquarters Kiev, Ukraine
Ideology Pro-presidential, regionalism, pan-Slavism, pro-Russia, parliamentarism
Political position Centre
International affiliation None
Colours Blue
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For United Ukraine! (Ukrainian: «За Єдину Україну!»; Za Yedynu Ukrayinu!) was a political alliance and an electoral bloc in Ukraine founded in December 2001 to participate in the parliamentary election in held on March 30, 2002.

2002 parliamentary election[edit]

In the parliamentary election, the party was pro-presidential, supporting the incumbent President Leonid Kuchma. At the election, the alliance won 11.77%[2] of the popular vote and a total of 102 out of 450 seats. Final poll results had predicted 7-8% of the total votes.[3] The alliance received a lot of its electoral votes in Donetsk Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine.[4]

The alliance consisted of the 5 following members:[5][6]

Top-10 party list: Volodymyr Lytvyn (unaffiliated), Kateryna Vashchuk (Agrarian Party of Ukraine), Volodymyr Boiko (unaffiliated), Valeriy Pustovoitenko (People's Democratic Party), Mykhailo Hladiy (Agrarian Party of Ukraine), Andriy Derkach (Trudova Ukrayina), Serhiy Bubka (Party of Regions), Mykola Onishchuk (PPPU), Mykhailo Zubets (Agrarian Party of Ukraine), Oleksandr Karpov (People's Democratic Party).

Party PR Constituency Total
Votes % Seats Seats
For United Ukraine 3,051,056 12.2 35 66 101 New
Party of Regions 6 25 31 +29
Agrarian Party of Ukraine 7 15 22 +20
Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Ukraine 5 1 6 New
People's Democratic Party 7 10 17 -11
Labour Ukraine (Trudova Ukrayina) 2 2 4 New
unaffiliated 8 13 21 -

Since the election[edit]

The electoral bloc disintegrated after the 2002 election in June.[11]

See also[edit]

  • United Russia, pro Putin political project created on December 1, 2001


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