The mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov considers that the 2nd round of elections of the mayor will not.
according to different exit polls " for fair elections ", the acting Mayor of Odessa, Trukhanov won the election with 53% of the votes, 2nd place - Advisor to the head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili Alexander Borovik, he 29%. According to the information of other exit polls - " Savik Shuster Studio ", the acting Mayor of Odessa dials 47, 6% of voters came to the polls, Borovik scored 30, 8%.
"To congratulate you, of course, I accept the congratulations. According to our information, 53% have votes, 29% Sasha Borovik. This is according to the exit pools. For this reason we can say that the elections in Odessa were held in one round, It's our version, it remains only to fix official data ", - Trukhanov declared on air of TV channel " inter ".
"of course (the second round will not be - ed.). I predict that the second round is not needed, because the citizens have perceived these elections as one round, " said Trukhanov.
Local elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. In small towns with population over 90 thousand people, the mayor was elected by a simple majority vote, and in large has the opportunity to be assigned to a second round if none of the candidates will be able to collect more than 50% of the vote.
The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days, and in case of holding the 2nd round in the big cities - not later than November 20.