CEC: the first local elections will be held on 24 December

ЦИК: первые местные выборы пройдут 24 декабря

The CEC appointed local elections in the winter

Elections will be held in 49 of the United communities.

The Central election Commission will hold the first local elections in 49 of the United communities on 24 December. This was reported on the official website of the CEC.

“Having considered the appeal of the 17 regional state and appointed on Sunday, December 24, 2017, elections in 49 of the United territorial communities”, – stated in the message.

As noted, 24 December the first elections will be held in 5 urban, township 15, 29 rural GSS, and the composition of these communities includes 250 local councils.

In particular, one GSS elections will be held in the Volyn, Rivne, Sumy regions; two GSS in Zaporizhia, Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kherson, Cherkasy oblasts; three GSS – in the Dnipropetrovsk and Ivano-Frankivsk regions; four if it’s in Chernivtsi and Chernihiv regions; six of OTG in Mykolayiv and Khmelnytsky regions and, above all, of the seven GSS, in the Poltava region.

The beginning of the electoral process, the CEC announced November 4.

According to preliminary estimates, the elections will be able to attend almost 347 400 people.

However, the CEC stressed that, in General, as of October 12, 2017, the first local elections will be held in 250 United communities. Thus, on 29 October – 201 GSS, 24 Dec – 49 GSS.

Recall, the Cabinet of Ministers has allocated 12.9 million hryvnias of the Central election Commission for local elections in 2017.