The “Orange Princess” Runs for President

  title={The “Orange Princess” Runs for President},
  author={Alexandra Hrycak},
  journal={East European Politics \& Societies},
  pages={68 - 87}
  • Alexandra Hrycak
  • Published 7 January 2011
  • Economics
  • East European Politics & Societies
A gender analytic perspective is used to explore the outcomes of the 2010 Ukrainian presidential elections. Gender differences within the Tymoshenko and Yanukovych electorates are assessed at the regional level through exit poll data. Comparisons to the outcome of the 2004 presidential election show that the 2010 elections exhibited very different gendered patterns of electoral support. The exit polls suggest that Tymoshenko lost due to “gender bias”—she failed to receive the support of a… 

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