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Election watchdog registers total of 44 presidential candidates

Candidates have until 7 March to withdraw from the run.

Election watchdog registers total of 44 presidential candidates
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The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has completed registration of presidential candidates in the 31 March election. There are a total of 44 candidates, including 40 men and four women.

The CEC has rejected a total of 47 applications, including those of Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko and MP Nadiya Savchenko suspected of terrorism.

The last candidates to be registered were ex-journalist Dmytro Hnap (Power of People) and Oleksandr Solovyov (Intelligent Power).

Candidates have until 7 March to withdraw from the run, therefore the final list to be included in the ballot will be announced on 8 March.

So far, the full list of officially registered presidential candidates includes:

1. Hennadiy Balashov, 5.10 party,

2. Roman Bezsmertnyy, independent,

3. Olha Bohomolets, independent,

4. Inna Bohoslovska, independent,

5. Yuriy Boyko, independent,

6. Viktor Bondar, Revival,

7. Oleksanr Vashchenko, independent,

8. Oleksandr Vilkul, Opposition Bloc-Party for Peace and Development,

9. Mykola Haber, independent,

10. Dmytro Hnap, Power of People,

11. Anatoliy Hrytsenko, Civic Party,

12. Oleksandr Danylyuk, independent,

13. Yuriy Derevyanko, Volya,

14. Dmytro Dobrodomov, People’s Control,

15. Vasyl Zhuravlyov, Stability,

16. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Servant of the People,

17. Serhiy Kaplin, Social Democratic Party,

18. Yuriy Karmazin, independent,

19. Illya Kyva, Socialist Party,

20. Arkadiy Kornatskyy, independent,

21. Ruslan Koshulynskyy, Freedom,

22. Viktor Kryvenko, People’s Movement of Ukraine,

23. Serhiy Kryvonos, ATO Servicemen,

24. Vitaliy Kupriy, independent,

25. Yuliya Lytvynenko, independent,

26. Oleh Lyashko, Radical Party,

27. Oleksandr Moroz, Socialist Party of Oleksandr Moroz,

28. Yevhen Murayev, Nashi,

29. Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, Public Political Movement Justice,

30. Roman Nasirov, independent,

31. Andriy Novak, Patriot,

32. Serhiy Nosenko, independent,

33. Volodymyr Petrov, independent,

34. Petro Poroshenko, independent,

35. Ruslan Ryhovanov, independent,

36. Andriy Sadovyy, Self-Help,

37. Vitaliy Skotsyk, independent,

38. Ihor Smeshko, independent,

39. Oleksandr Solovyov, Intelligent Power,

40. Serhiy Taruta, Osnova,

41. Yuliya Tymoshenko, Fatherland,

42. Yuriy Tymoshenko, independent,

43. Oleksandr Shevchenko, Ukrop,

44. Ihor Shevchenko, independent.


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