ElectionGudie

March 31, 2019 Held

18,893,861
Voted
Ukraine

Ukraine

Election for President

Results

Cast Votes:18,893,861
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Volodymyr ZELENSKIY5,713,825

30.24

Petro POROSHENKO3,014,538

15.95

Yulia TYMOSHENKO2,532,319

13.40

Yuriy BOYKO2,205,988

11.67

Anatoly HRYTSENKO1,306,411

6.91

Igor SMESHKO1,141,311

6.04

Oleg LIASHKO1,035,971

5.48

Oleksandr VIKUL784,247

4.15

Ruslan KOSHULYNSKY307,240

1.62

Olexandr SHEVCHENKO109064

0.57

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Ukraine

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Petro POROSHENKO
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Volodymyr GROYSMAN
  • Assembly: Ukraine has a unicameral Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada) with 450 seats. Twenty-seven seats remain vacant as no elections have been held in the non-government controlled areas of the Donestk and Lahansk regions and Russia-occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by an absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a five-year term. If no candidate receives an absolute majority of votes in the first round, the top two candidates go to a second round.

Main candidates in this presidential race:*

  • Petro POROSHENKO
    • Party: Independent
  • Yulia TYMOSHENKO
    • Party: Political Party “All-Ukrainian Union “Fatherland” / Політична партія “Всеукраїнське об'єднання "Батьківщина"
  • Volodymyr ZELENSKIY
    • Party: Political party “Servant of the People” / Політична партія “Слуга народу”
  • Anatoly HRYTSENKO
    • Party: Political party “Civil Position” / Політична партія “Громадянська позиція”
  • Yuriy BOYKO
    • Party: Independent
  • Oleg LIASHKO
    • Party: Political Party “Oleh Liashko’s Radical Party” / Політична партія “Радикальна Партія Олега Ляшка”
  • Oleksandr VILKUL
    • Party: Political Party “Opposition Bloc – the Party of Peace and Development” / політична партія “Опозиційний блок – партія миру та розвитку”
  • Anridy SaADOVYI
    • Party: Political Party “Self Reliance Union” / Політична партія “Об'єднання “Самопоміч”
  • Olexandr SHEVCHENKO
    • Party: Political Party “Ukrainian Association of Patriots - UKROP” / Політична партія “Українське об'єднання патріотів – УКРОП”
  • Ruslan KOSHULYNSKY
    • Party: Political Party “All-Ukrainian Union “Svoboda” / Політична партія “Всеукраїнське об’єднання «Свобода»
  • Yevgeniy MURAYEV
    • Party: Political party “Ours” / Політична партія “Наші”
  • Serhiy TARUTA
    • Party: Political Party “Foundation” / Політична партія “Основа”

* There are 44 candidates registered for this election. A full list is available here.

Population and Voter Registration:

  • Population: 43,795,000 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 35,582,184 (January 31, 2019)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 22,658,600 (January 2018)
  • Is Ukraine a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Ukraine ratified CEDAW: Yes (12 March 1981)
  • Gender Quota: Yes, 30% of women on the lists in the parliamentary and local elections (quotas are non-binding – failure to comply does not result in any sanctions)
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes (4 out of 44)
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 47 (10.4%)
  • Human Development Index Position: 88 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Ukraine a signatory to CRPD: Yes (24 September 2008)
  • Has Ukraine ratified CRPD: Yes (4 February 2010)
  • Population with a disability: 2,635,600 (January 2018)