The Kharkiv city election Commission has received over 300 601 protocols of precinct election commissions for elections to the regional Council, said on the first day of the week in municipal electoral Committee.
"as of 13. 20 (14. 20 GMT), we adopted 320 protocols, " said Fins news the head of municipal electoral Committee Anna Bendich.
Turn in the building of municipal electoral Committee a little less, However, in the Commission there were several hundred people trying to deliver protocols and ballots. After receiving all ballots and protocols on the regional Council of municipal electoral Committee plans to begin to receive protocols of district election commissions on elections of the mayor and the city Council. However in municipal electoral Committee are unable to predict when it will start taking these protocols.
Near the building of municipal electoral Committee are the cars with the markings of the international observers of the OSCE, also the presence of observers of mission of the European network of organizations monitoring elections ENEMO and different Ukrainian NGOs.
Local elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday on the new electoral law. In small towns with population over 90 thousand people, the mayor was elected by a simple majority vote, and in large cities can be assigned to a second round if none of the candidates will be able to collect more than 50% of the vote. Regional, city and district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists. 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.
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.
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