CANADEM observers satisfied with Ukraine’s parliamentary elections

CANADEM observers satisfied with Ukraine’s parliamentary elections

Ukrinform
The voting in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary elections took place in an orderly fashion. Violations were recorded in some cases.

“The election commissions coped with their tasks in an appropriate manner. We saw that when we visited polling stations. People addressed with complaints and the commission members responded to all concerns and complaints. In addition, we observed effective coordination with law enforcement agencies. We think that voting took place in an orderly fashion. Although there were some irregularities, they did not affect the overall voting results," Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, Head of the CANADEM Election Observation Mission to Ukraine, said while presenting the observation’s results, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

There were such incidents of irregularities as vote buying, candidate cloning and localized misuse of administrative resources, he added.

Lloyd Axworthy also stressed that all the procedures and processes on the election day were appropriate and the elections were fair and consistent.

Snap parliamentary elections were held in Ukraine on July 21.

According to the National Exit Poll, five political parties enter the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine: the Servant of the People (42.2%), the Opposition Platform - For Life (11.4%), the European Solidarity party (8.8%), the Batkivshchyna party (7.4%), and the Holos party (6.5%).

ol


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-