Ally of Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Boris Filatov has been authorized charges his opponent at the election of the head of Dnipropetrovsk Alexander Vilkul in the pressure on members of election commissions.
Filatov is leading in the elections of the mayor of Dnepropetrovsk in the 2nd round, gaining 62% of the vote, published data show an exit poll conducted by the Kyiv international Institute of sociology (KIIS) by the order of the Television news service (TSN). According to these data, its rival the people's Deputy of Rada from the "Opposition bloc" Oleksandr Vilkul gaining 38% of votes.
"now our main task is to defend the result," said Filatov on the air of TV channel " 1 1 ".
He was subjected to the accusation of the supporters of his opponent in the pressure on the members of the five commissions." Block the work of five of the electoral commissions, the deputies of the Opposition bloc were under pressure, " said Filatov.
According to his statement, in the 2nd round was a lot more violations and bribery than in the first round.
"We are very pleased with the result of the election and the turnout," said He.
The second round of elections to local authorities took place on Sunday in 29 cities of Ukraine. In Dnepropetrovsk on the seat of the head of the city claimed by elected representatives of the Rada from the "Opposition bloc" Oleksandr Vilkul and faction Boris Filatov (the party of "DILL" ). In the first round Vilkul took over with 37, 9% of voters came to the polls. Filatov scored 35, 7% of the vote.