The turnout for local elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine amounted to more than 37% and 35% voters, respectively.
"So, valaisiana on elections to bodies of local self-government in the Donetsk region completed. The turnout of voters was 37, 36%, " wrote the Governor of Donetsk region Pavel Zhebrivsky.
for his part, the head of Lugansk regional military-civil administration Georgy Tuka said that in his region the Turnout of voters was 35%." in the Luhansk region, the Turnout of voters on elections in Local governments amounted to 35 per cent, "the Governor said on the air of" espresso TV ".
before the civil network " OPORA ", the Authorized of which observed local elections in Ukraine, said that the Turnout in Ukraine amounted to 46, 5%.
Local elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. Regional, city and district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists, and elections of deputies of village and settlement councils - the 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 the Donbass elections were held only in part of the territories controlled by Kiev. In late summer the CEC of Ukraine adopted a decree, which determined the Kiev-controlled areas of Luhansk and Donetsk regions, where no Local elections were held. They were not carried out in 91 local Council in Artemovsk, Volnovakha, Volodarsky, Konstantin, Maryino, Starobeshevo, Yasinovatskiy districts of Donetsk region, and similarly in the towns Avdiyivka, Artemivsk, Horlivka, debaltseve, Dzerzhinsk, Dokuchayevsk and Konstantinovka.
in addition, because of the issues the ballots, valaisiana not passed in Mariupol and Krasnoarmiisk, Donetsk region.