The candidate of Blok Petro Poroshenko " Solidarity ", Advisor to the head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili Sasha Borovik is gaining in the elections of the mayor of Odessa over 30% and goes to the second round, said at a press conference authorized staff Borovik.
"from information received from our observers and data of several exit polls, Sasha Borovik has won more than 30% of the vote and advanced to the second round," said Commissioner of staff, saying " a powerful car fraud ", which, According to his statement, worked against the game.
Local elections are held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. In small towns with population over 90 thousand people the mayor is elected by simple majority of votes, and in large has the opportunity to be assigned to a second round if none of the candidates will be able to collect more than 50% of votes or to break away from its nearest competitor by more than 20%. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days, and in case of holding the 2nd round in the big cities - not later than November 20.
Alexander Borovik is a candidate from "Blok Petro Poroshenko" Solidarity ". Was born in Lviv, but at the age of 21 years he went from Ukraine. Graduate of the law Department of Harvard University. For eleven years he worked as a lawyer at Microsoft, and since 2014 has served as the chief legal counsel EMEA at Akamai Technologies organization. In February 2015 Borovik returned to the Ukraine in order to take the post of the first Deputy of the Minister of economy in the government of Ukraine. In may 2015 he was forced to leave the Cabinet because of the conflict with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. After his resignation from the Cabinet, which caused a public outcry, has launched the process of working on the post of Advisor in the team of the head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili.