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The Committee of Voters of Ukraine – the elections have been conducted in accordance with the law and they are legitimate

October 27, 2014

Parliamentary elections were held in accordance with national legislation and international standards

The Committee of Voters of Ukraine – the elections have been conducted in accordance with the law and they are legitimate

The head of Committee of Voters of Ukraine Oleksiy Koshel said this during press conference at UNIAN.

‘We have all grounds to say that elections in Ukraine were held in accordance with applicable law. The elections were held in accordance with democratic norms and principles, and today there are no reasons for speculations around the theme of legality and legitimacy of elections’, – said Koshel.

Committee of Voters of Ukraine registered 850 violations during election process. According to Koshel, most part of violations that were registered 4 000 CVU observers were of technical nature and cannon affect the result of elections.

‘More than 85% of violations that were registered by representatives of CVU are, above all, technical issues and questions related to the procedure of the election process. Thus, we speak of technical, unprincipled and minor violations’, – said the head of CVU.

He also informed that about 850 documentary registered violations in the day of elections which is 3-4 times lower than in parliamentary elections in 2012.

Preliminary Parliamentary elections took place on Sunday, October 26. According to central election commission voter turnout was 52.42%.

Source: unian.ua


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