Public organization "Committee of voters of Ukraine", said on Sunday that as of 17: 00 Moscow time the turnout of voters on elections in Local self-government bodies in Kharkiv is 36%, in Kharkiv region - 39%.
"Usually in Kharkiv turnout of about 36%, on area - 39% ", - told reporters the head of the Kharkiv regional organization "Committee of voters of Ukraine" Mikhail damask.
Local elections are held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. Regional, city and district councils will be elected under the proportional system with the so-called open lists, and the deputies of village councils under majority system of relative majority. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days, and in the case of the 2nd round of elections of the mayor in the big cities - not later than November 20.
in elections are not available to take blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout. Experts predict that on current elections it will be rather high at over 70%. Local elections are not held in a number of settlements of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
according to the results of most opinion polls, the party "Block of Petro Poroshenko" Solidarity ", "Batkivshchyna" former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and "Self-help" lead the chart of electoral preferences. The overwhelming number of voters came to the polls in the East of the country experts will pornosivut of the party " Opposition Bloc ".