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East European Politics Societies http eep sagepub com The Orange Princess Runs for President Gender and the Outcomes of the 2010 Presidential Election Alexandra Hrycak East European Politics and Societies 2011 25 68 DOI 10 1177 0888325410388409 The online version of this article can be found at http eep sagepub com content 25 1 68 Published by http www sagepublications com On behalf of American Council of Learned Societies Additional services and information for East European Politics Societies can be found at Email Alerts http eep sagepub com cgi alerts Subscriptions http eep sagepub com subscriptions Reprints http www sagepub com journalsReprints nav Permissions http www sagepub com journalsPermissions nav Citations http eep sagepub com content 25 1 68 refs html Downloaded from eep sagepub com at JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV on January 9 2011 The Orange Princess Runs for President East European Politics and Societies Volume 25 Number 1 February 2011 68 87 2011 Sage Publications 10 1177 0888325410388409 http eeps sagepub com hosted at http online sagepub com Gender and the Outcomes of the 2010 Presidential Election Alexandra Hrycak Reed College Portland OR 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 substantial number of men who voted for Yushchenko in 2004 Meanwhile Yanukovych achieved victory despite a substantial decline in support among female voters Keywords gender elections Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko I n February 2010 Viktor Yanukovych was elected president of Ukraine He narrowly defeated Yulia Tymoshenko the incumbent prime minister



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