The Central election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) wants to appoint interim elections of people’s deputies in 23, 27 and 206 electoral districts on the same date, which it must get from Parliament the confirmation of the termination of powers of people’s Deputy Boris Filatov, who was elected to the 27th district, and a copy of the death certificate of people’s Deputy Igor Yeremeyev, who was elected by district 23.
«From the point of view of the administration of the electoral process, all three by-elections to be held on one date and one to be appointed by decision of the CEC,» said CEC Chairman Mikhail stations on Friday, February 26, 2016.
He said that on February 17, 2016, the CEC received the resolution of the Verkhovna Rada on early termination of powers of people’s Deputy Vladislav Atroshenko, dated January 28, 2016. «Of course, this raises the important question of the appointment of the midterm elections not only in 206 districts, but in district No. 23 and No. 27,» said he.
Atroshenko, we recall, won the elections of the mayor of Chernihiv. On January 28, the Verkhovna Rada deprived of his Deputy mandate.
The stations reported that this week the members of the Commission and the curators of the respective regions submitted to Parliament a request to provide copies of the death certificate Eremeeva and resolutions on termination of powers of people’s Deputy Filatov, who was elected mayor of Dnipropetrovsk.
He reminded that the decision on termination of powers Filatov is still not signed by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groisman, as in the Parliament registered a draft resolution on the abolition of the voting results for this document
The CEC also drew attention to the fact that the law provided for the appointment of elections of people’s deputies within ten rows from the date of termination of their powers, but in this case, for example, even district No. 206 clearly, these terms have been violated, so now the Commission will be guided according to the stations, the criterion of «reasonableness» and ensure the most effective and convenient for all subjects of the administration of the electoral process.
He also informed that the budget for 2016 for the CEC provided 19 million 667 thousand hryvnias for the conduct of elections of people’s deputies, and, according to preliminary estimates of the CEC for holding elections of people’s deputies in 23, 27 and 206 electoral constituencies should be 12 million 681 thousand hryvnias.
Eremeev, died 12 August 2015 in one of Swiss hospitals, where he was treated after falling from a horse on July 26.
Okhendovsky: intermediate parliamentary elections on 23rd, 27th and 206-m constituencies will be appointed on the same date 27.02.2016