The militia opened criminal proceedings 478 associated with the failures of the electoral legislation during the local elections in Ukraine, said on Sunday the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Local elections were held on 25 October in the Ukraine 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 was expected to conduct the 2nd round, if no single candidate gained more than 50% of the vote.
"Only law Enforcement agencies received 7105 messages and statements about crimes and other events that are directly or indirectly related to the election process. It initiated criminal proceedings 478. 220 of them are related specifically to the failures of the electoral rights of citizens ", - is informed in the report.
Most criminal proceedings initiated in Kiev, Odessa, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions. At the moment of notification about suspicions was awarded Only in eight industries, for example, on the facts of possible bribery of voters in Odessa and Chernivtsi.