Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Yushchenko facing certain defeat nominates for challenge

Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yushchenko, has submitted his nomination form for a second term  in office. Yushchenko continues to struggle to gain attraction and support.  He remains stuck on 3% coming in near the bottom of the list with over 86% of Ukrainians indicating that they will not support his re-election.

There are already three additional members of his own party nominating to replace him, Yuriy Kostenko, Oleh Tyahnybok, Anatoliy Hrytsenko and Arseniy Yatsenyuk.  Each nomination weakening his chances of a comeback.

The list to date.

Additional expected participants

The following candidates have formally proclaimed their intent to run for president in the upcoming election:
Prospective candidates have until November 6, 2009 to register with the Central Election Commission