Five parties are likely to overcome the five-percent threshold in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections and enter the Verkhovna Rada.
The Constitutional Court of Ukraine cannot stop parliamentary elections by its decision, but it may only determine the constitutionality of a presidential decree on the dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada, Head of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Tetiana Slipachuk has said.
As of June 18, a total of 9,632 voters have already changed temporarily their place of voting in snap parliamentary elections scheduled for July 21, 2019.
The number of supporters of snap parliamentary elections has increased from 72% to 88% over the past month, while 67% of Ukrainians believe that the newly elected parliament will be more effective than the previous one.
If Ukraine’s parliamentary elections were held this Sunday, five parties would enter the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine overcoming the 5% threshold.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko on Wednesday evening.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered another 13 official international observers who will monitor Ukraine's early parliamentary elections on July 21.
Chair of the Election Commission of the United Kingdom Sir John Holmes visited the Central Election Commission of Ukraine.
Ukraine's Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered 23 more candidates for the Verkhovna Rada running in single-member constituencies.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) intends to attract about 850 long-term and short-term observers during early parliamentary elections in Ukraine.
Civil Position party leader Anatoliy Hrytsenko has introduced top ten candidates running for parliament in early elections to the Verkhovna Rada on his party's election list.
If the parliamentary elections were held next Sunday, 80.9% of Ukrainians would participate in voting.
If the elections to the Verkhovna Rada were held in early June, five parties would have the highest chance of entering the parliament, according to an all-Ukrainian public opinion poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) from May 26 to June 7.
The Batkivshchyna All-Ukrainian Association has named the first five candidates running in early elections to the Verkhovna Rada set for July 21, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.