RATINGS OF 88 MAJORITARIAN MPs FOR MARCH 2017
We monitored activities of 88 majoritarian MPs in March and determined that Roman Matsola from Khmelnytsk oblast (Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction), who was the top active candidate in the previous month, also leads this month's constituency and parliamentary activeness rating. However, MP Mykhailo Bondar from Lviv oblast (Narodnyi Front faction) was the most active in law-making activities.
Ratings of 88 majoritarian MPs for February 2017
Civil Network OPORA continues tracking activities of MPs, elected in single-mandate majoritarian districts. In 2017, we monitor 88 MPs, compared to 36 in 2015 and 105 in 2016.
TWO YEARS OF OPERATION OF THE VERKHOVNA RADA OF 8TH CONVOCATION: LEGISLATIVE CAPACITY AND LAW-MAKING PROCESS
Judging by two-year law-making efficiency and legislative capacity indices, the Verkhovna Rada of 8th convocation looks somewhat better than the 7th convocation Rada, but is inferior to the parliaments of earlier convocations.
The new CEC: priorities of candidates for new CEC members
Representatives of civil society, expert community, media and members of Ukrainian Parliament have learned about opinions of candidates for members of the Central Election Commission concerning important election administration issues, as well as reforming of the CEC and electoral system as a whole.
Strengthening independence of Ukraine’s Central Election Commission: proposals for reform
The Parliament should immediately consider termination of office of the twelve commissioners with the expired terms and, subsequently, consider the President’s slate of nominees. Once the new CEC composition is approved by Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada should consider the amendments to the Constitution and to the Law on the Central Election Commission that seek to strengthen the independence of the Commission and enforce Commissioners to hold their posts and observe the legall...
Public discussion between candidates for CEC members
Public discussion between candidates for members of the Central Election Commission, submitted by the President of Ukraine, will be held on 23 September in the Parus Business Center (2 Mechnykova St., Kyiv city).
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine should immediately consider the formation of new CEC membership – OPORA
Besides delaying the rotation of CEC members, there are other risks – politicization of the appointment process and making it populist, OPORA's experts say.
STATEMENT OF OPORA CONCERNING THE ONGOING CEC ROTATIONS
Civil Network OPORA calls on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to urgently consider President's submission of new CEC members and pass a decision in accordance with the Law of Ukraine on the Central Election Commission and the Rules of Parliamentary Procedure.
Press-conference “Reception offices of parliamentary factions and majoritarian MPs: where to find them?”
On Thursday 14 July, atr 11:30 AM in the UNIAN Information Agency (4 Khreshatyk St., Kyiv), Civil Network OPORA holds a press-conference to present the results of inspection of public receptions belonging to parties, which have parliamentary factions (Petro Poroshenko Bloc, People's Front, Opposition Bloc, Samopomich Union, Radical Party of Oleh Liashko, and All-Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna), and 198 MPs, elected in single-member districts. OPORA's representatives will tell about: the cu...