President of Transnistria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
President of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic
Presidential Standard of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.svg
Вадим Красносельский 30.01.2017.jpg
Incumbent
Vadim Krasnoselsky

since 16 December 2016
Residence Tiraspol
Term length 5 years
Inaugural holder Igor Smirnov
Formation 3 December 1991
Transnistria-coa.png
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Transnistria
See also

The President of Transnistria is the highest elected official of Transnistria, a small unrecognized country which declared independence from Moldova in 1990. The president of the republic is the country's head of state and is also commander in chief of its armed forces. As per the Constitution of Transnistria, he also represents the country abroad.

The President of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, as Transnistria is officially called, is elected by the citizens of the republic on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot for a term of five years.

The current President is Vadim Krasnoselsky, since 16 December 2016. He was elected in the 2016 election.

Non-Presidential Heads of State

Name
(Birth–Death)
Position Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 Igor Smirnov
(1941–)
Chairman of the Provisional Supreme Soviet 3 September 1990 29 November 1990 Independent
(1) Chairman of the Republic 29 November 1990 29 August 1991 Independent
Andrey Manoylov
(1945–1995)
Acting Chairman of the Republic 29 August 1991 1 October 1991 Independent
(1) Igor Smirnov
(1941–)
Chairman of the Republic 1 October 1991 3 December 1991 Independent

List of Presidents of Transnistria

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political Affiliation Vice President(s) Prime Minister(s)
Took Office Left Office
1 Igor Smirnov.jpg Igor Smirnov
(1941–)
3 December 1991 30 December 2011 Independent Alexandru Caraman (1990–2001)
Sergey Leontiev (2001–2006)
Aleksander Korolyov (2006–2011)
Post did not exist
2 Евгений Шевчук.jpg Yevgeny Shevchuk
(1968–)
30 December 2011 16 December 2016 Independent Post abolished Pyotr Stepanov (2012–2013)
Tatiana Turanskaya (2013–2015)
Pavel Prokudin (2015–2016)
3 Вадим Красносельский 30.01.2017.jpg Vadim Krasnoselsky
(1970–)
16 December 2016 Incumbent Independent Aleksandr Martynov (2016– )

Latest election

Candidate Party Votes %
Vadim Krasnoselsky Renewal 157,410 62.30
Yevgeny Shevchuk Independent 69,179 27.38
Oleg Khorzhan Pridnestrovie Communist Party 8,012 3.17
Vladimir Grigoriev Independent 1,698 0.67
Irina Vasilaki Independent 1,526 0.60
Aleksandr Deli Independent 1,379 0.55
Against all 8,593 3.40
Invalid/blank votes
Total 254,863 100
Registered voters/turnout 59.16
Source: VSPMR

See also

External links

  • Official PMR presidential site (in Russian)
  • Unofficial presidential website
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=President_of_Transnistria&oldid=776069408"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/President_of_Transnistria
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "President of Transnistria"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA