For United Ukraine!
|Founded||December 15, 2001|
|Ideology||Pro-presidential, regionalism, pan-Slavism, pro-Russia, parliamentarism|
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politics and government of
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
In the parliamentary election, the party was pro-presidential, supporting the incumbent President Leonid Kuchma. At the election, the alliance won 11.77% of the popular vote and a total of 102 out of 450 seats. Final poll results had predicted 7-8% of the total votes. The alliance received a lot of its electoral votes in Donetsk Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine.
- Party of Regions (Partiya Rehioniv), led by Volodymyr Semynozhenko.
- Agrarian Party of Ukraine (Ahrarna Partiya Ukrayiny), led by the Governor of Lviv Oblast Mykhailo Hladiy.
- Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Ukraine (Partiya Promislovtsiv i Pidpryiemtsiv Ukrajiny, PPPU), led by Anatoliy Kinakh.
- People's Democratic Party (Narodno-Demokratychna Partiya), led by former Prime Minister Valeriy Pustovoitenko.
- Labour Ukraine (Trudova Ukrayina), led by Serhiy Tyhypko.
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).
|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|
Since the election
The electoral bloc disintegrated after the 2002 election in June.
- United Russia, pro Putin political project created on December 1, 2001
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