Police filed more than 400 criminal cases on violations of the electoral process at the elections to the Local bodies of power in Ukraine, said on Wednesday interior Minister Arsen Avakov.
"All we had 405 open proceedings on the violation of the electoral process ", - said Avakov at the government meeting on Wednesday.
for example, in Chernivtsi region, According to the Minister, was recorded trying to bribe students.
Local elections were held in Ukraine on 25 October on a new electoral law. In small towns with population over 90 thousand people, the mayor was elected by a simple majority of votes, and in the large cities must be assigned the second round, if none of the candidates could gain more than 50% of the vote. Regional, city and district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists. In the elections has not had the opportunity to participate blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties was raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout. 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.