The electoral process was held in Kharkov, with no expected disruption, summing up takes place in a relaxed environment, said on the first day of the week the head of the Kharkiv regional organization "Committee of voters of Ukraine" Mikhail damask on air of TV channel " ".
"in General, the counting of votes and summing up of territorial commissions also runs rather quietly. Those concerns were before the voting day, they were not confirmed about the fact that there will be breakdowns and so on. In General summing-up is smooth. There are certain comments that are associated with procedural things. The outcome of the expression of will in General they do not affect " - said damask.
according to his statement, parallel vote tabulation organization indicates that on elections of the mayor of Kharkiv is leading the current Mayor Gennadiy Kernes, he's 63, 5% of the vote. The second chart is the candidate from the party "Samopomich" Taras Sitenko - 12%, the independent candidate Safronov - 4, 9%.
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 cities can be assigned to a second round if none of the candidates will be able to collect more than 50% of the vote.
Regional, city and district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days. In the elections has not had the opportunity to participate blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout.
according to " SUPPORT ", registered more than 1,000 violations during the elections. According to the CEC of Ukraine, the turnout in these elections was 46, and 62%.
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