Presidential elections in Ukraine passing without serious violations – CEC

Presidential elections in Ukraine passing without serious violations – CEC

The voting process during the second round of Ukraine’s presidential elections is passing without serious violations.

Deputy Chairperson of the Central Election Commission Oleh Konopolsky said this at a briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“The voting is being held in normal mode. I see no problematic issues at this moment. Everything passes according to the law,” he said.

He also hopes that the voting process will be held calmly during the day and "will pass without any key violations that could affect the election results."

"At the moment, according to our information, neither the Central Election Commission nor observers, nor law enforcement agencies recorded serious violations that could affect the results of the elections," Konopolsky said.

As reported, the second round of Ukraine’s presidential elections is held on Sunday, April 21.

There are two candidates in a voting paper as showman Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent Head of State Petro Poroshenko made it to the run-off according to the results of the first round held on March 31.

A total of 199 territorial electoral districts and one overseas electoral district, as well as about 30,000 precinct election commissions, were formed. 101 polling stations operate abroad.

According to the data of 194 electoral districts, the voter turnout was 18.04%.


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