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
Turnout48.3%[1]
  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
Renewal

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.

Campaign[edit]

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

Results[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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