Union of the Ukrainians of Romania


The Union of the Ukrainians of Romania (Romanian: Uniunea Ucrainenilor din România, UUR; Ukrainian: Союз українців Румунії, Soyuz Ukrayintsiv Rumuniyi, SUR) is an ethnic minority political party in Romania representing the Ukrainian community.

Union of the Ukrainians of Romania

Uniunea Ucrainenilor din România
Союз українців Румунії
PresidentPetrețchi Nicolae Miroslav[1]
IdeologyUkrainian minority politics
Chamber of Deputies
1 / 329
Senate
0 / 136
European Parliament
0 / 32
Website
www.uur.ro/

History


The UUR contested the 1990 general elections, and despite receiving only 16,179 votes (0.12%),[2] it won a single seat in the Chamber of Deputies under the electoral law that allows for political parties representing ethnic minority groups to be exempt from the electoral threshold. It has won a seat in every election since.

Electoral history


Election Chamber of Deputies Senate
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
199016,1790.1218,3100.060
19927,7170.071
19967,1650.061
20009,4040.081
200410,8880.111
20089,3380.141
20127,3530.101
20161,1720.021

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