Parliamentary elections not to be held at nine constituencies in Donetsk region and six constituencies in Luhansk region - CEC
Early parliamentary elections in Ukraine will not be held at nine of the 21 constituencies in Donetsk region and at six of the 11 constituencies in Luhansk region.
This is stated in the data on the transfer of ballots to district election commissions as of October 24, which were posted on the Web site of the Central Election Commission (CEC).
Ballots were not transferred to constituencies Nos. 41, 42, 43, 44 (all in Donetsk), 51 (Horlivka), 54 (Shakhtarsk), 55 and 56 (both in Makiyivka) and 61 (Starobesheve) in Donetsk region.
Ballots were also not transferred to constituencies Nos. 104, 105 (both in Luhansk), 108 (Krasny Luch), 109 (Krasnodon), 110 (Alchevsk) and 111 (Sverdlovsk) in Luhansk region.
A total of 213 constituencies were created for holding parliamentary elections on October 26.
According to the law, 450 MPs are to be elected - 225 on party lists and 225 at single-member constituencies. However, according to the law on the status of temporarily occupied territories, the elections will not be held in Crimea and Sevastopol, in which 12 single-member constituencies are located.
Thus, the elections will not be conducted at 27 of the 225 constituencies, and at most 198 MPs could be elected at single-member constituencies. In general, at most 423 MPs could be elected under a mixed proportional system.