Advisor to the head of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili Alexander Borovik, who took second place on elections of the mayor of Odessa, requires the court to cancel the results of the expression of will in the 1st of 4 areas of the city, informs on Wednesday the local magazine " ".
City's election Commission on Tuesday night announced the victory of incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov in the first round of elections of the town Governor with more than 52% of the vote. The main competitor of Trukhanov - Borovik - score 25, 7%. He declared the election fraudulent, what it was supported by the Governor of Saakashvili. The head of the Odessa organization of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko "Solidarity" Alexey Goncharenko asked persistent in the form of a recount. Saakashvili said About the upcoming demonstration of disagreement.
As the magazine stresses, the Odessa administrative court on Wednesday began to consider the claim of the candidate in mayors of Odessa Alexander Borovik to the City election Commission.
"The plaintiff insists that the elections in the Suvorov district was held with numerous violations, and requires not to recognize their results," - said in the report.
however, under the court building are two meeting: one in support of the claim Borovik, the other in support of an elected mayor Gennady Trukhanov. Supporters Borovik brought with themselves flags of Ukraine, Supporters of Trukhanov - flags of Ukraine, Odessa and the party of " Trust business." The conflicts Between protesters until they say no.
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 of votes, and in the large cities must be assigned the second round, if none of the candidates could gain more than 50% of the vote.