6,000 police officers, the military of the National Guard and workers of Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service will maintain order during the presidential elections in the country on March 31, as Andriy Kryshchenko, the Head of the Main Department of Kyiv National Police, said, Kyiv police website reports.
“I have already stressed that order and security are the main goals Kyiv police set on the elections day and during the vote count. Therefore, all the units were reinforced today. The law enforcers are providing security of electoral materials, including escort of transportation of the ballots, provide security of the Central Electoral Commission and all district election commissions,” Kryshchenko stated.
Since the election campaign began in Ukraine, 534 appeals were filed to the police concerning possible violations of the electoral legislation. The investigators deal with 33 criminal proceedings. 51 administrative reports for violations related to the elections process were made.
As it was reported, National Police and all the central bodies of the executive power included into the Internal Ministry, were reinforced a couple of days before the presidential elections.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Ukraine has created 199 district election commissions for the upcoming presidential election on March 31.
The election campaign has officially started on December 31, 2018. 39 candidates take part in the race.