Kharkov is completely ready to elections of the mayor and city Council, All ballot papers delivered to polling stations, said Last news on the first day of the weekend in Kharkiv city territorial Commission.
Regular elections to local government bodies will be held in Ukraine on October 25. According to opinion polls, the incumbent Mayor Gennady Kernes has a great chance to win in the first round.
"All the ballot papers on the status to date, we have delivered. For this reason, the Kharkov is fully prepared for tomorrow's voting, " said the municipal electoral Committee.
along with this, As stated Last news in the Kharkiv oblast territorial election Commission, the area "almost" ready for the elections. The last preparatory work, for example, the supply of ballots is Over in the " next few hours ".
on the first day of the weekend Ukraine has been called " day of silence ". Lawfully prohibited from any campaigning for candidates and political parties. As informs journalist Last news , the municipal services of Kharkiv all day on the last working day of the week dismantled billboards with political advertising, filming street propaganda leaves with pillars and billboards ads. Do not violate the ban and political parties with candidates on the first day weekend on the streets of Kharkov Not detect any tent with political symbols and campaign production.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kharkiv region have already switched to enhanced mode. As stated on the first day weekend Last news in the regional police, to respond to any violations in the voting process created an operational headquarters. Public order in the city will observe about eleven thousand militiamen. The police said that on Saturday they received 153 messages about violations connected with election campaign, 32 of them contain signs of criminal offences. Similarly, in police said in the city on election day is Not expected to hold any mass actions, there is no information about possible provocations.
City officials in the morning on Sunday will close to traffic new!!, where is located the building of the municipal electoral Committee.
Local elections will be held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. Regional, City and district councils will be elected under the proportional system with open lists, and elections of deputies of village and settlement councils - the majority system of relative majority. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days, and in the case of the 2nd round of elections of the mayor in the big cities - Not later than November 20.