1991 Ukrainian presidential election Turnout 84.2%
Results of the 1991 presidential election.
Kravchuk won in all but three western provinces, which were won by Chornovil.
Presidential elections were held in Ukraine on 1 December 1991, the first direct presidential elections in the country's history.  Leonid Kravchuk, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada and de facto acting president, ran as an independent candidate and was elected with 61.6% of the vote.
independence referendum held on the same day saw 91 percent of voters voting to secede from the Soviet Union. All six presidential candidates supported independence and had campaigned for a "yes" vote in the referendum.
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Leonid Kravchuk Independent
People's Movement of Ukraine 7,420,727
Ukrainian Republican Party 1,432,556
Party of Democratic Revival of Ukraine 1,329,758
Ihor Yukhnovskyi Independent
Leopold Taburyansky People's Party of Ukraine
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
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