Observers from the civil network "OPORA" declared mass pandemonium in the Kharkiv city election Commission – there from 601 Authorized the PEC to take the minutes of counting of votes.
As reported on the Internet office of " SUPPORT ", Commissioners of precinct election commissions (PECs) of Kharkiv has begun to bring in the Kharkiv municipal electoral Committee the protocols of vote count at elections of the deputies of the regional Council." As evidenced by the observer "SUPPORT" from the Commission meeting, had a significant crowd, non-stop scandals from-for problems with reception of documents. Decoding this thesis, I must stress that not less than 1, 5 million Kharkiv 18 members of the Kharkiv city election Commission working on the reception of documents from 601 wick that creates a Grand crowd of people, already tired after the preparation and conduct of voting and counting of votes ", - has declared in " SUPPORT ". According to observers, the municipal electoral Committee almost at the same time gathered More than 2, 5 thousand People. Local Elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. Regional, city and district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists. The results must be determined before November 4 and made public for five days. In the elections has not had the opportunity to participate blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout. Observers from international public organization SILBA (support Initiative for liberty and democracy) from Denmark, who has followed the local elections in Ukraine, highlighted the possible facts of bribery of voters.
Other human rights activists summed up numerous violations during the electoral process and predicted a small turnout. The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has already received not less than 340 reports related to violations during the elections. According to " SUPPORT ", registered more than 1,000 violations during the elections. According to the CEC of Ukraine, the turnout in these elections was 46, and 62%. However, about 20% of the polling stations in local elections in Ukraine were opened with a delay, 237 does not open at all. The elections were initiated in all regions except Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk, where they were cancelled. As emphasized in the territorial election Commission, this is due to errors In printing ballots. In the Opposition bloc told that the responsibility for the violation of the electoral process in Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk is himself on the President of Ukraine Petra Poroshenko. Poroshenko ordered the Parliament to amend the law to allow elections in Mariupol In the current year. Elections were not held on Kiev-controlled territories in 125 cities and towns of Donetsk region and in 146 – Luhansk that are in the area of so-called military operation of Kiev.