The mayor of Kiev Vitaly Klitschko voted in the elections on 25 October, informs the Internet edition.
He arrived at the station together with his brother and his wife.
"My family and I voted, made their own choices. These elections are very important for the future in local communities, " he quoted the mayor of Kiev, his press Secretary Oksana Zinovyeva.
Feature of present elections of the mayor of Kyiv will be holding them on a new electoral system. Previously mayor of the capital was elected by the majority system of relative majority, where to win you had to score an overwhelming number of votes. This time elections will pass on majority system of absolute majority, 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. Another feature is that the elections will be turnout coming on the elections.
Klitschko goes to the mayor being the head of the party of the President of Ukraine "Bloc Petro Poroshenko" Solidarity ", the last time He ran from his UDAR party. Klitschko was the head of the party Poroshenko yesterday elections during the process of merging 2 political forces.
One of the main competitors Klitschko in the election of 77-year-old people's Deputy of the Kiev city Council Alexander Omelchenko, holding the post of mayor of Kiev during 10 years - from 1996 to 2006. Omelchenko stands from small party "Yednist" ( "Unity" ). Palpable rivalry Klitschko may also be non-faction people's choice Happy 41-year-old Borislav Birch.