Kyiv appeal Administrative court declared unlawful an explanation of the Central election Commission, causing the cancellation of elections in the city of Pavlograd of Dnipropetrovsk region, the proper decision was announced by judge Oleksandr Shostak, Agency reports on Thursday.
"Administrative claim of the candidate on a post of the mayor of the city Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk oblast Evgenia Terekhova E. to the Central election Commission About recognition illegal and cancellation of the resolution of 27. 10. 2015? 515 to satisfy fully and to recognize illegal and to cancel the decision of the Central election Commission ", - quotes Agency the decision of the Commission.
Local elections in Ukraine took place on 25 October. 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. According to media reports, before the start of the election race in Pavlograd there were 90, 3 thousand voters, but on election day in voting lists were made 89, 8 thousand people. According to the explanation of the CEC, the second round in Pavlograd is not needed, since the mayor was elected by no more than 90 thousand people.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that outraged by the situation prevailing in Pavlograd and hoped that the court will determine whether the second round on elections of the mayor.
the all-Ukrainian public organization "Committee of voters of Ukraine" said that the CEC replaces the concept "electoral system" and " re-valaisiana ", speaking about the fact that the number of voters entered in the Protocol may become a basis for appointment of the 2nd round of elections of the mayor. The Committee came to the polls commented that, According to the law " On local elections ", electoral system by which elections will be held in a particular city should be determined even before the start of the election campaign.