Candidates from the "Opposition bloc" party, the former "Party of Regions", headed by Viktor Yanukovych, won seats to 18 provincial councils, as stated by the press service of the party.
"According to preliminary results of the voting, the "Opposition bloc" will be presented in 18 of the 24 regional councils," according to the statement. In particular, the opposition leaders won in six regions - Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhya, Luhansk, Mykolaiv and Odesa. Second place they occupy in Kharkiv and Kherson regions, and the third - in Zhytomyr and Kirovohrad. In addition, members of the "Opposition bloc" will be presented in regional councils of Vinnitsa, Zakarpattia, Kyiv, Poltava, Sumy, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Chernivtsi.
Recalling, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced that 46.62% of the voters appeared at the polling stations to take their ballots, which respectively reflects the turnout in the Ukraine's local elections of October 25. According to the official CEC report, the biggest turnout was in the Ternopil (56.50%) and Lviv regions (56.31%). Ivano-Frankivsk, Volyn, Khmelnytsky, Rivne, Vinnytsia regions have also passed the 50-percent mark.