The Supreme Court has adopted the regulation that recognizes illegal actions of the Central Election Commission on the establishment of the results of the election at 87th district (Ivano-Frankivsk region) as lawyer Anatoliy Popov reported.
“The protocol of the Central Election Commission is canceled that established the results of the interim election at 87th district,” Popov said.
The lawyer explained that paragraphs one and two of the commission’s regulation were canceled. They recognized illicit the voting at the polling station where the votes were lost.
Earlier Central Election Commission officially recognized the victory of Servant of the People party's candidate Vasyl Virastyuk at the by-elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in the Ivano-Frankivsk region.
After processing 100% of the protocols, CEC informs that Vasyl Virastyuk from Servant of the People party gets 31.25% (15,076 votes), Oleksandr Shevchenko from For the Future party gets 29.69% (14,327 votes), Ruslan Koshulynsky from Svoboda came third with 28.86% (13,927 votes).
The elections at this district were accompanied by scandals on the vote counting. According to Opora observers, the elections were recognized void at five polling stations. The recounting of votes is disputed at the court. Moreover, the difference in votes for Oleksandr Shevchenko was detected at six polling stations. Some ballots disappeared at two polling stations.
On May 1, the Great Chamber of the Supreme Court canceled the protocol of the Central Election Commission on the establishment of the results at 87th district. Later, the Central Election Commission refused to register Vasyl Virastyuk as MP
However, on May 19, the Central Election Commission compiled a new protocol on elections of MP at 87th district (Ivano-Frankivsk region). According to the established results, candidate from the Servant of the People Party Vasyl Virastyuk remains the winner.