2018 | 8 | 145-157
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Вплив місцевих виборів 2010 та 2015 років на конфігурацію партійної структури Закарпатської області

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Wpływ wyborów municypalnych 2010 i 2015 roku na konfigurację struktury partyjnej Obwodu zakarpackiego
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The paper under consideration describes the local elections of 2006-2015 in the Transcarpathian region. Their influence on the development of party structure of the region has been revealed as well. It has been noted that according to the results of local elections of 2006 and 2010, parliamentary mandates were received by the electoral block «Our Ukraine», Yulia Tymoshenko’s block, the Socialist Party of Ukraine, the Party of Regions, Lytvyn’s People block, “KMKS”, the Party of Hungarians of Ukraine, the Democratic Party of Hungarians of Ukraine. The distribution of party political forces on the eve of local elections and the favorites of the election campaign of 2015 are as follows: political party «Petro Poroshenko’s Solidarity Block», political party «People’s Front», political party «Unified Center». It has been stressed that the local elections of 2006, 2010, 2015 demonstrated a high result of the Hungarian parties. The regional peculiarities of the organization of election campaigns have been clarified. The factors, determining them have been outlined as well. Among them: geographic location of the region, historical traditions, ethnic factor (the residence of the Hungarian minority) etc. The main milestones in the evolution of the Party’s structure of the region are described: 1) 1990-1995; 1995-2002; 2002-2006; 2006-2010; 2010-2014; starting from 2014. It has been summarized that according to the results of 2014 parliamentary elections, and the local elections of 2015, the following political parties become dominant in the party’s structure: a) formed as the сonsequences of the Revolution of Dignity («Petro Poroshenko’s Solidarity Block», political party «People’s Front», political party «Samopomich” Union»); b) «regional parties» (political party “Unified Center”, KMKS, the Hungarian Party of Ukraine, the Democratic Party of Hungarians of Ukraine); c) the parties that won the results of the local elections of 2015 (political party «Vidrodzhennya», the political party «Our region», the Agrarian Party of Ukraine).
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