Oleksandr Moroz withdraws from presidential elections in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The name of Oleksandr Moroz will remain in the ballot; however, it is not going to be marked that he is out of the presidential race
16:31, 28 March 2019

Oleksandr Moroz, the candidate for the presidency in Ukraine, has withdrawn from the elections as he reported on Facebook.

Oleksandr Moroz Facebook

The decision about the refusal from the participation in the elections was made at the political council of the party.

“The political council of the party, which proposed my candidature at the post of the president of Ukraine, analyzed the election campaign and made a grounded conclusion on the preparation of the unprecedented, presumptuous falsification of the elections,” Moroz wrote.

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“The active of the party finds the continuation of my participation in the campaign, the political farce, unfeasible, accepting its nature. Considering the mentioned, I ask not to perceive myself as the candidate for the post of the president of Ukraine,” the message said.

The receiving of the applications on the refusal from the participation in the elections is finished and the name of Oleksandr Moroz will remain in the ballot. The Central Election Commission noted that there would be no information in the ballot that Moroz refused to participate in the elections.

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As we reported the biggest polling station will be in the Ukrainian embassy in Moldova, as over 52,000 voters are registered there. Over 5,000 voters are registered in Belarus, Israel, Spain, German, Poland, the USA, the Czech Republic, and Finland.

The election campaign has officially started on December 31, 2018. 39 candidates take part in the race. The election will most likely come in two rounds this time. The first one is slated for this Sunday, March 31. The second round is expected to take place in late April. 

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