The first round of presidential elections in Ukraine held on March 31, 2019 met international standards for the conduct of democratic elections, according to the preliminary observation report by the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Election Observation Mission.
As of 03:20, April 2, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) processed 97.41% of voting protocols in electronic format in Ukraine's presidential election.
The ambassadors of the G7 countries have welcomed the preliminary findings of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on the holding of the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine.
The European Union says that the first round of the presidential elections in Ukraine, which took place on March 31, was held according to democratic principles and in compliance with international standards and procedures.
Ukraine's Central Election Commission (CEC) counted 92.09% of ballots in the regular presidential election by 19:45 on Monday.
The PACE positively assessed the competitive and democratic first round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.
There are attempts of cyber interference in the work of Ukraine's electoral system from some IP addresses both in Kyiv and Russia, but specialists are tracking and blocking them.
As of 16:20, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) processed 85.07% of voting protocols in electronic format in Ukraine's presidential election.
Cases of the violation of Ukrainian legislation at polling stations were not a critical obstacle for citizens to exercise their right to vote and be elected during the presidential election in Ukraine on March 31, 2019, according to a statement of the OPORA civil network on preliminary results of election observation.
Elections are a normal democratic procedure for NATO and for all allies, but it will be possible to comment on presidential elections in Ukraine after they are over, that is, after the second round vote.
As of 14:40, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) processed 80.20% of voting protocols in electronic format in Ukraine's presidential election.
Canada's election observation mission to Ukraine CANADEM has said that the presidential election in Ukraine was free and fair.
The situation on the day of presidential elections in Ukraine on March 31 was calm. According to available information, no election campaign headquarters prepare for unrest.
12.62% of the total number of voters abroad exercised their voting rights in the Ukrainian presidential elections.