Because of the "twin candidates" the CEC will assign numbers to candidates for deputies in constituencies No. 184 and No. 197
The Central Election Commission approved the form, color, and text of ballot papers for voting on October 31 in single-member constituencies No. 184 and No. 197. Because there are candidates with identical names and surnames, the Commission decided to assign numbers to them on the ballot list. These numbers will not change even if the candidates are deregistered.
The court recalls the change of name and surname. A candidate Voytsekhivskyi in constituency No. 197 to be listed in the ballot paper under his previous name - CEC
On October 6, 2021, the Central Election Commission decided to amend the resolution on registration of a self-nominated candidate in constituency No. 197, Vitaliy Oleksandrovych Voytsekhivskyi (Resolution No. 370 of September 24, 2021) in pursuance of the decision of the Kyiv District Administrative Court of October 6 No. 640/281/82/21. The court revoked the change of the candidate's name shortly before the registration.
Eight Active Candidates, Direct Communication and Gifts to Voters. The situation in Constituency No. 197 During the First Month of Elections
In constituency No. 197, there is a fairly high level of competition in the by-elections of the People's Deputy. As of the end of September, the campaign has already become intense and expressive. OPORA observers recorded the activity of 8 candidates, some of whom resorted to financial incentives for voters or shared printed campaign materials without the mandatory data.
In September, 5 Candidates Conduct the Most Active Election Campaign in Constituency No. 184 – OPORA
In September, the most intensive election campaign in constituency No. 184 (Nova Kakhovka, Kherson Oblast) was conducted by 5 registered candidates. 4 of them were active at the unofficial stage of the elections. The first month of the election process was characterized by cases of pre-election charity by potential and registered candidates and by abuse of administrative resources.
OPORA's report on the findings of the observation of the first month of the election process in the by-elections of people's deputies in the constituencies No. 184 and No. 197
On September 1, the election process started for the by-elections of people's deputies of Ukraine in constituencies No. 184 (Kherson region) and No. 197 (Cherkasy region). The elections are scheduled for October 31, 2021, and will have to take place because in the 2020 local elections a people's deputy Ihor Kolykhayev won as mayor of Kherson and an MP Olexandr Skichko was appointed as head of the Cherkasy Regional State Administration.
13 друзів Харкова: хто йде на вибори міського голови
Секретар міської ради, місцеві депутати, колишні судді, активісти, юристи - Харківська територіальна виборча комісія завершила реєстрацію кандидатів, які боротимуться за посаду міського голови Харкова 31 жовтня цього року. Всього за мандат мера міста-мільйонника боротимуться 13 кандидатів.
ОПОРА не проводила соціологічних досліджень щодо виборів у Харкові
Громадянська мережа ОПОРА звертає увагу на певну неточність в інформації, що шириться рядом харківських онлайн-видань та сторінок у соціальній мережі Facebook. Наша організація не проводила, не замовляла і не презентувала результатів жодних соціологічних досліджень. ОПОРА може відповідати виключно за інформацію, озвучену координатором спостереження в Харківській області Миколою Зінченком.
Civil Network OPORA and NAPC Sign a Memorandum of Cooperation
Today, on September 28, representatives of the Civil Network OPORA and the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to prevent and combat political corruption, including during election campaigns.
Belarus: International human rights groups demand release of Viasna members on first anniversary of crackdown
On the first anniversary of the unprecedented crackdown on the Human Rights Center Viasna ("Viasna") in Belarus, 23 international and Belarusian human rights organizations are launching a campaign to demand the release of seven detained Viasna members, and highlight the plight of hundreds of others, who have been prosecuted and jailed solely for exercising their rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression.