Gerrymandering Ukraine? Electoral Consequences of Occupation

  title={Gerrymandering Ukraine? Electoral Consequences of Occupation},
  author={Paul D'anieri},
  journal={East European Politics \& Societies and Cultures},
  pages={108 - 89}
  • Paul D'anieri
  • Published 9 August 2018
  • Political Science
  • East European Politics & Societies and Cultures
The occupation of Crimea and part of the Donbas will prevent roughly 12 percent of Ukrainian voters from participating in elections. These voters voted disproportionately for candidates and parties that supported closer ties with Russia. This article quantifies the changes to the electorate and projects the likely partisan impact. The changes decisively tip the Ukrainian electorate away from the east and south. Candidates and parties can no longer expect to build a national majority primarily… 

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