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First local elections to united territorial communities held in 23 regions of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Law enforcement officers maintain law and order near polling stations
14:38, 22 December 2019

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December 22, the first local elections to the united territorial communities (UTC) are held in 23 regions of Ukraine. Law enforcement officers maintain law and order near polling stations, the press service of the National Police reports.

119 territorial election commissions were formed for conducting the first local elections.

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As of 7 a.m., all precinct election commissions received ballots. The police took them under round-the-clock protection.

According to the deputy chairman of the National Police, Oleksandr Fatsevych, law enforcement officers continue to ensure security and the rule of law during the election process.

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So, from the beginning of the election campaign, the police registered 47 violations related to the electoral process. Basically, these facts are related to illegal campaigning - 14 facts, bribing voters - 5 and falsification of election documents - 4 facts.

On 7 facts, the information was entered into the Unified Register of Pre-Trial Investigations.

As we reported, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Election Code with the amendments of President Volodymyr Zelensky. 330 MPs supported the bill #0978

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