The chances of the adoption of the new Electoral code minor – analyst

The Verkhovna Rada is unlikely to adopt a new Electoral code.

This commentary, ГолосUA said political scientist Ruslan Bortnik.

“The chances of adoption of a new Electoral code, but they are not significant. It is likely that he would act now the current electoral system. It will make certain edits and “podrehtuem”. Maybe reduce the threshold. In addition, the idea of looping lists is not supported by the parliamentarians. Accordingly, the new electoral code will take quite difficult. The old system satisfied and the constituencies and the regional elite”,- said R. Bortnik.

The analyst said that if the new Electoral code will not accept, it will operate the current election law, voted by Parliament in 2012.

“The attempt to switch to another electoral code – this is a game with the West. Unfortunately, honesty and transparency of elections does not depend on legislation”,- concluded R. Bortnik.

We will remind, in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine continues working on the draft of the new Electoral code, for it can vote in the fall.

This was told by one of the authors of the code, the people’s Deputy from “Blok Petro Poroshenko” Alexander Chernenko.

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11.08.2018 - 13