In Ukraine held the first local elections in the United communities

В Украине проходят первые местные выборы в объединенных общинах

In Ukraine began voting in the first local elections in 144 United territorial communities. The results of the vote will be elected 76 rural and Europe mound of heads, 21 mayor, local councils and 1 warden.

This was reported by civil network OPORA.

Voting began at 08:00. The stations closed at 20:00, the report said.

The network noted that the promotional activity of local organizations of political parties and candidates was low. “The specificity of the electoral process is higher in the joint urban territorial communities, and rather weak at the level of villages and villages”, the report said.

Also, the “Support” stated that “to avoid abuse of administrative resources and candidates of local development programmes in the context of the electoral process” failed.

The officials in selected communities were involved in campaigning in favor of particular candidates, which in some cases had the character of abuse of administrative resources. OPORA also recorded that a significant part of the electoral commissions had poor logistical support and exercise power in inappropriate areas.

As expected, at the end of 2016, Ukraine will already 368 consolidated territorial communities.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet will allocate additional funding to the CEC for elections in the territorial communities.

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