The election took place in two rounds, on 17 January and 10 February 2010. In the first round the results were as follows:
|Viktor Yanukovych (Party of Regions)||35.32%|
|Yulia Tymoshenko (All-Ukrainian Union “Fatherland”)||25.05%|
|Serhiy Tihipko (Independent)||13.05%|
|Arseniy Yatsenyuk (Independent)||6.96%|
|Viktor Yushchenko (Independent)||5.45%|
|Petro Symonenko (Communist Party of Ukraine)||3.54%|
|Volodymyr Lytvyn (People’s Party)||2.35%|
|Oleh Tyahnybok (All-Ukrainian Union “Freedom”)||1.43%|
|Anatoliy Hrytsenko (Independent)||1.20%|
and a further nine candidates, each receiving less than 1% of the vote.
In the second round, which took place on 7 February 2010, Yulia Tymoshenko received 45.47% of the vote. Viktor Yanukovych received 48.95% of the vote and was therefore declared president. Turnout in the second round was approximately 69%.