OPORA Finds Discrepancies in Protocols at 30 Polling Stations of Kholodnohirsky District of Kharkiv
OPORA observers found discrepancies between the data of the protocol on voting results and the data in the minutes No.12 of the meeting of the Kholodnohirsky district in Kharkiv territorial election commission at the polling stations 631376, 631377, 631378, 631381, 631382, 631383, 631384, 631385, 631386, 631388, 631389, 631391, 631392, 631393, 631395, 631396, 631397, 631398, 631399, 631400, 631401, 631402, 631403, 631404, 631405, 631406, 631407, 631408, 631409, 631700. Therefore, it is the th...
OPORA Reports the Information Pressure on the Organization's Observers in Kharkiv
After OPORA observers claimed that the protocols with the results of the Kharkiv mayoral election had been falsified, information attacks were launched against the organization.
OPORA Finds Falsification of Protocols at Polling Stations in the Novobavarsky City District of Kharkiv
OPORA found forged vote count protocols at nine polling stations in the Novobavarsky city district of Kharkiv.
Kharkiv Mayoral Election: Incidents of Control Over the Expression of Will, Attempts to Restrict Observers, Misuse of Administrative Resources
The extraordinary elections of the Kharkiv mayor on October, 31 took place in a competitive environment, but they were accompanied by serious violations of the requirements of Ukrainian law and international standards for democratic elections. The most common violations on election day were the issuance of ballots without a passport, the demonstration by voters of the results of their vote, and attempts to photograph completed ballots. The election campaign was accompanied by a massive use of...
Elections of People's Deputies in two Constituencies in Cherkasy and Kherson Oblasts: Competitive, but with Misuse of Administrative Resources
On election day and the night of the vote count, OPORA observers recorded not so many violations: 50 in the Kherson Oblast, and 59 in the Cherkasy Oblast. However, candidates' election campaigns using administrative resources and "election charity", as well as notorious reports of possible voter bribery, could have a significant impact on the campaign and on the principle of equal rights and opportunities for candidates.
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.