2012 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine: Boundary Delimitation Summary and Analysis
On October 28, Ukrainians will choose parliamentarians to represent single-member districts for the first time in 10 years. The Central Election Commission of Ukraine recently announced the boundaries of the 225 single-member districts that will be used to elect half of the 450 members of the Verkhovna Rada. The other half will continue to be elected through a proportional representation system based on nationwide party lists.
IFES and the Committee of Voters of Ukraine have prepared a report that shows the district boundaries in each of Ukraine’s 27 administrative regions. These are the first publicly available maps of the districts. The report further analyzes districts, including the number of voters in each district, consistency with administrative boundaries and contiguity. It also incorporates maps of electoral districts from 2002, the last time Ukraine used single-member districts.