Second round of elections in Ukraine held in calm, - Interior Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

Mostly, the violations tied with illegal agitations, making of photos, damage of ballots are registered
19:49, 21 April 2019


The second round of the presidential elections could be called calm, without serious violations as Interfax-Ukraine reported citing Ivan Stoiko, the Advisor of Interior Ministry.

“The elections go more or less in calm; there are no serious cases of the violations,” Stoiko said.

As of 6 p.m., the law enforcers spotted 1068 messages about violations of the electoral legislation and 12 criminal cases were opened.

“The majority of the messages concerns the illegal agitations, making of photos, damage of the ballots,” the advisor noted.

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The second round of the elections of the President of Ukraine kicked off in Ukraine on April 21, at 8 a.m. a.m. Ukraine’s polling stations opened as scheduled across the country with some minor delays, which were quickly addressed. The voting traditionally lasts for 12 hours; the polls would close at 8 p.m.

29,982 election commissions have been created. In total, about 30.3 million people can vote. Of these, 325,600 voters changed the place of voting for the second round of elections.

The voters' turnout in the presidential elections in Ukraine was 45,21% as of 3 p.m., the data was collected from 190 out of 199 electoral districts around the country.

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