The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the Law " On local elections ", said the press service of the administration of the head of the Ukrainian country.
"the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko – approx. OPINION) signed the Law "On local elections" ", – given in the message to the Twitter account of the presidential administration of Ukraine, the words of the Deputy head of the administration Vitaliy Kovalchuk.
"If at the time of voting no candidate wins 50% plus one – would be a second round. Won't happen again history when mayors are the candidates that support only 10-15% of the society", - has said Kovalchuk. On Wednesday the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman said that the Ukrainian leadership is not going to hold local elections in the Donbas region and give the region a special status. The law On local elections was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on July 14. The law does not provide for the holding of the October 25 elections beyond the control of Kiev districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. From the list of electoral subjects excluded political blocs. According to the document, the right to nominate for election are the party who registered not later than 365 days before election day and changed its name not later than 180 days prior to election day. The list of administrative units that do not conduct the next local elections, scheduled for October 25, will be Appointed by the Verkhovna Rada in the special resolution. We add that the Ukrainian authorities had deprived the Communist party in Ukraine, the rights to be the subject of political and electoral processes. Are operating in Ukraine, the Communist party of Ukraine (KPU), the Communist party of Ukraine (renewed) and the Communist party of workers and peasants. The Communist party wants to participate in local elections, despite the decision of the Ministry of justice banning of Communist parties to be the subject of political and electoral processes.