Unity of Oleksandr Omelchenko
Unity of Oleksandr Omelchenko (Ukrainian: Єдності Олександра Омельченка), prior to 2020 Unity (Ukrainian: Єдність) is a political party in Ukraine created in 1999 as a protest. The party is led by the former mayor of Kyiv Oleksandr Omelchenko although in early 2008, he temporally halted his party membership in favor of a membership of Our Ukraine-Peoples Self Defence.
|Founded||October 16, 1999|
|Kyiv City Council|
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|Vinnytsia Oblast (2010)|
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Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2002Edit
The alliance consisted of:
- Social Democratic Union (Social-Demokratyčnyj Sojuz)
- Young Ukraine (Moloda Ukrajina)
- Ukrainian Party of Justice - Union of Veterans, Handicapped, Chornobilians, Afghans (Ukrajins'ka Partija Spravedlivosti - Sojuz Veteraniv, Invalidiv, Čornobil'civ, Afganciv)
Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2006Edit
During the 2006 parliamentary elections the party was part of an electoral alliance led by Yevhen Marchuk (Electoral Bloc "Yevhen Marchuk - "Unity") which didn't make it into parliament winning only 0,06% of the votes.
The alliance consisted of:
- Party of Freedom
- Party "Solidarity of Women of Ukraine"
Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2007Edit
Since 2010, transformation into a local partyEdit
During the 2014 Kyiv local election Unity won 3.3% of the votes and 2 seats in the Kyiv City Council; including a seat for Omelchenko. 15 deputies of the party were elected to the Kyiv City Council in the 2015 Kyiv local election. In other Ukrainian city councils across the country Unity gained 28 seats in the 2015 Ukrainian local elections.
In the 2019 Ukrainian parliamentary election Unity nominated three candidates, all in constituencies located in Kyiv. None won a parliamentary seat. Omelchenko took the 5th place in his constituency, gaining a little more than 8%.
- (in Ukrainian) Oleksandr Omelchenko's Unity has announced the lists of candidates for the Kyiv City Council, Civil movement "Chesno" (21 September 2020)
- official website
- (in Ukrainian) Results of elections, Central Election Commission
- Ukrainian Ministry of Justice Archived September 30, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
- (in Ukrainian) Transformation of the Unity Party into the Unity of Oleksandr Omelchenko, Civil movement "Chesno" (29 September 2020)
- official site news December 16, 2005 Archived December 29, 2013, at Archive.today
- korrespondent Archived June 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
- official site news August 4, 2007 (bad reference) Archived December 30, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
- (in Ukrainian) Results of the elections, preliminary data, on interactive maps Archived March 16, 2016, at the Wayback Machine by Ukrayinska Pravda (November 8, 2010)
- Nine parties including Democratic Alliance win seats in Kyiv Council, Interfax-Ukraine (2 June 2014)
(in Ukrainian) In Kyivrada are 9 parties - official results, Ukrayinska Pravda (3 June 2014)
(in Ukrainian) 60% of the new Kyivrada is filled by UDAR, Ukrayinska Pravda (4 June 2014)
- (in Ukrainian) Oleksandr Omelchenko biography Archived 2014-12-20 at the Wayback Machine at the Kyiv City Council official website
- Rada appoints next elections to local self-govt bodies for Oct 25, Interfax-Ukraine (15 July 2020)
- Official web site - expired