The Central Election Commission has formally registered four candidates, with an additional three submitting documents on Friday. The Commission is required to process any application within three days of documents being submitted.
- Inna Bohoslovska, pending
- Anatoliy Hrytsenko, approved
- Volodymyr Lytvyn, pending
- Oleh Ryabokon, approved
- Petro Symonenko, pending
- Serhiy Tihipko, approved
- Arseniy Yatsenyuk, approved
* in alphabetical order source Wikipedia
The big three contenders Viktor Yanukovych, Yulia Tymoschenko and incumbent President Viktor Yushchenko are yet to submit their request for registration.
Each candidate is required to pay an election deposit of 2.5 million hryvina (approximately US$300.00) Only the two highest polling candidates who progress to the second round of voting re entitled to a refund of the deposit. Candidates are also required to furnish a financial disclosure statement within 3 days of nominations being approved.