2015 Transnistrian legislative election

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Transnistrian legislative election, 2015

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All 43 seats to the Supreme Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Mikhail Burla Portrait.png Proriv PCP
Leader Mikhail Burla Dmitry Soin, Aleksandr Gorelovskiy Oleg Khorzhan
Party Renewal Proriv PCP
Leader since 2012
Last election 25 1 1
Seats won 35 0 1
Seat change Increase10 Decrease1 Steady

  Fourth party
  Tetyana Mykhailivna Turanska Portrait.png
Leader Tatiana Turanskaya
Party Independent
Leader since 2013
Last election 16
Seats won 7
Seat change Decrease9

Speaker before election

Mikhail Burla

Elected Speaker

Vadim Krasnoselski

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Legislative elections were held in Transnistria on 29 November 2015, alongside municipal elections.[2]

Electoral system[edit]

The 43 seats of the Supreme Council are elected in single-member constituencies using first-past-the-post voting.


A total of 138 candidates contested the elections.[3]


Overall turnout was 48.3%, with the Camenca District reporting the highest turnout of 54.0%. The lowest turnout was in the city of Bender, with a turnout of only 42.7%.[1][4]

Renewal won 35 out of 43 seats in the Supreme Council, maintaining their status as a majority government.[5] Mikhail Burla, the leader of Renewal, was re-elected in constituency #34,[6] as was Oleg Khorzhan, the leader of the Pridnestrovie Communist Party, in constituency #40 (Tiraspol).[6]

On 23 December 2015, Vadim Krasnoselski, who was elected in constituency #7, was elected Speaker.[7]


  1. ^ a b ПРЕДСЕДАТЕЛЬ ЦЕНТРИЗБИРКОМА ВЫСТУПИЛА С ДОКЛАДОМ, Transnistrian Central Election Committee, 23 Dec 2015
  2. ^ "TRANSNISTRIA WILL BE HOLDING ALL-LEVEL ELECTIONS ON ONE FIXED "VOTING DAY" – LAST SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER". Chisinau: Infotag. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  3. ^ Polls Close In Transdniester Legislative, Municipal Elections Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 29 November 2015
  4. ^ Верховный Совет VI созыва приступил к работе. Спикером избран Вадим Красносельский, Renewal Party, 23 Dec 2015
  5. ^ Первое заседание Верховного совета ПМР нового созыва состоится в среду, Sputnik, 22 Dec 2015
  6. ^ a b О регистрации избранных депутатов Верховного Совета Приднестровской Молдавской Республики VI созыва, Transnistrian Central Election Committee, 23 Dec 2015
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