Local elections in Mariupol, Krasnoarmiysk 'almost ideal', says Ukrainian Central Elections Commission
The turnout at the local elections in Mariupol amounted to 36.49%, in Krasnoarmiysk – 37.58%, according to the Ukrainian Central Elections Commission data.
In turn, the commission's chairman, Mykhailo Okhendovsky, said also said that the local elections in Mariupol and Krasnoarmiysk "were being held almost ideally," as no complaint has been lodged either on the voting day or the election day in the Central Elections Commission.
Meanwhile, "anti-Ukrainian forces" were planning to foil the elections in Mariupol on November 29, he said. In particular, it was planned that the Mariupol Krasnoarmiysk city election committee will take several illegal decisions, particularly to replace the leadership of four district election committees, at night it was considering the possibility of putting the stamp "dropped" in the ballot papers on the surname of a mayoral candidate.
However, the Central Elections Commission managed to avert such actions, replacing three members of the Mariupol city election committee.
At the present moment the elections in Mariupol and Krasnoarmiysk are being held in a calm and routine situation, Okhendovsky said.