The head of public organization "Committee of voters of Ukraine" Oleksiy Koshel awaiting court proceedings on the local elections in Ukraine.
before the civil network "OPORA" (non-governmental, non-partisan and financially independent all-Ukrainian network of civic activists) said that voters in Ukraine know little about the specifics of holding elections on October 25. The country increases the number of cases of " dirty campaigning and black PR ", the observers of OPORA recorded more than 668 violations of the electoral law.
"If we talk about core features (the elections - ed.), I would still said reduced voltage level. We switched the format of serious battles and wars in the electoral constituencies. One of the conclusions: these Elections were more peaceful. There is war at the level of mayors and the wars will continue, the wars will also continue in court. We must be prepared for the fact that October 25 1st round of elections will not end, it will continue for many weeks in many cities in court, " said Koshel at a press conference on the last working day of the week.
Elections in Ukraine will be held on Sunday under the new law on local elections. In the cities with population over 90 thousand people entered the system of two-round elections of mayors: to win one must gain 50% plus One vote, or to have a gap from the nearest competitor in 20% of the votes, otherwise it will be assigned the second round. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days.
If will be a second round, the local territorial election Commission shall announce repeated valaisiana until October 30.