Ukraine did not open 237 precinct polling stations for voting on elections to bodies of local self-government, stated the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.
"as of 09. 30 (10. 30 MSK) opened 237 precinct polling stations ", – news Agency quoted the letter of the Ministry. Among the reasons why the parcels have not started work, shows errors on the ballot papers, lack of a sufficient number of polling booths, napechatana ballot boxes, destruction of seals on safes and others.
Only law Enforcement agencies received 23 allegations of violations of the electoral process. According to estimates of observers of Local elections in Ukraine even before election day has broken the record for the number of violations. So, the Committee voters of Ukraine made the list of hot spots in the election process, which included 20 cities. They include Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Rivne and Kherson, where violations were registered on several parameters. Eleven cities have problems with the technical organization of the elections, a delay in production or a serious error in the ballots, outright incompetence or bias of the Territorial election Commission. There were also cases of criminalization of the electoral process and the high competition among the candidates, which increases the probability of the cast to illegal attempts to influence the will of the Residents. First on Sunday alleged that the election valaisiana not started in Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk. It was claimed that voters were waiting for the opening of polling stations and were surprised by the news about the fact that elections are not held. Local elections are held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. Regional, city and district councils will be elected under the proportional system with the So-called open lists, and the deputies of village and settlement councils – by 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 – no later than 20 November. In elections are not available to take blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout. Experts predict that on current elections it will be rather high – rate of over 70%. Local elections are not held in a number of settlements of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. According to the results of most opinion polls, the party "Block of Petro Poroshenko" Solidarity ", "Batkivshchyna" former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and "Self-help" lead the chart of electoral preferences. The overwhelming number of voters came to the polls in the East of the country experts will pornosivut of the party " Opposition Bloc ".