In Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk, Donetsk region of Ukraine, where valaisiana was not held on October 25 due to lack of ballots will take place on Sunday, will be elected not only mayors but also city councils.
first it was planned that elections in these cities have the opportunity to be held on fifteen November - at the same time with the second round of elections of mayors of large cities. However, due to differences in the parliamentary majority, the elected officials have not had time to make a decision and valaisiana moved.
The city councils of these cities will be elected on proportional system with open lists. In Krasnoarmeysk the election of the mayor will pass in one round, because its population is not more than 90 thousand people. In Mariupol, where the number came to the polls more than 90 thousand, has the ability to be appointed the second round, if none of the candidates receive an absolute majority of votes (50% plus one vote).
in connection with the day of the vote, the national guard and equipped with weapons forces of Ukraine brought into high combat readiness.
Local elections in Ukraine took place on 25 October, because members of the territorial electoral Commission by reason of the revealed violations didn't want to accept and transmit to the district electoral commissions the ballot papers that were printed in the printing house owned by businessman Rinat Akhmetov. Valaisiana also took place in Krasnoarmiisk, where the territorial election Commission declared the ballots void, as they were printed in the private press.
review of adviser to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs star of Shkiriak, the main culprit for the failure of elections in Mariupol became the head of the Central election Commission Mikhail Okhendovsky. Council leader rejects the accusations and believes that the elections in these cities disrupted due to the illegal inactivity of members of the territorial election commissions.
To avoid provocations with the printing of ballots, the Council requested the CEC to take under its own supervision manufacture the electoral documents. In addition, the CEC formed the new composition of the red army and the Mariupol city election commissions.
according to the Commission, the ballot papers delivered to polling stations. National law enforcement agencies and the security Service of Ukraine took under the protection of the premises where they are stored.
for the position of head of the city of Mariupol nominated 22 candidates, But the greatest chance of winning is the independent candidate, Director of staff of JSC "Mariupol metallurgical plant named after Ilyich," Vladimir Boychenko.
for the post of the mayor of Krasnoarmeysk claim 20 candidates. Here the winner, according to experts, can become the self-nominated candidate Ruslan Trepashkin.
the police believe that in the process of elections to possible terrorist acts and sabotage. According to the adviser of the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Ivan Stoyko, the police are ready for any challenge and ready to respond to any attempts to disrupt the electoral process.
For polling stations in Mariupol will be involved 442 of the police officer. Only the protection of public order in G. 961 will conduct a law enforcement officer. The enhanced patrol is introduced on Thursday.
in Krasnoarmeysk 76 law enforcement officers to guard the premises of election commissions, 215 police officers will patrol the city.
for security purposes, there will be greater oversight at checkpoints, the most thorough check of vehicles and Residents will be conducted at points of entry and exit to Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk.
voting in these 2 cities have plans to follow the observers mission of the OSCE Office for democratic institutions and human rights (OSCE / ODIHR), as well as observers from Ukrainian public organizations.
The coordinator of the Ukrainian public organization "OPORA" Olga aivazovska said that observers record attempts again to postpone the date of elections, for example, in Mariupol.
"Mariupol territorial election Commission continues to work in conflict environments