Ukrainian People's Front Party won the parliamentary elections 2014

Nov 10, 2014 12:54 IST

Ukrainian People's Front Party led by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk won the country's eighth parliamentary elections on 8 November 2014.

The People's Front Party gained 22.14 percent of the vote while the political bloc that supports Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko came second by winning 21.81 percent.


Results of the Eighth Ukrainian parliamentary elections 2014
The Samopomich party headed by Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi ranked third with 10.97 percent of the vote.

The pro-Russian Opposition Bloc led by former Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boyko stood fourth with about 9.43 percent of votes and surpassed the Radical Party of politician Oleh Lyashko that stood fifth with 7.44 percent votes.

The Fatherland Party of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko gained 5.58 percent of the votes.

Background
The eighth Ukrainian parliamentary elections were held on 26 October 2014 under a mixed system with 225 members of parliament elected on party lists and the remaining 225 in single-seat constituencies.

As the elections were not held in 27 constituencies including 12 in Crimea, only 198 lawmakers were elected in the single-seat constituencies. A total of 29 political parties and some 1401 candidates contested for the 423 seats.

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