Information about the course of the voting process as of 8 p.m.
OPORA had been monitoring the overall situation in district #205 on the election day, and watched whether precinct election commissions adhere to the main electoral procedures.
Police at Chernihiv polls orders to close windows
According to OPORA's activists, police ordered to close windows at polls #741025 in assembly hall of a hostel located at 8 Henerala Bielova St., due to possible provocations. The same situation occurred at polling station #741027 (Institute of Economics and Management, 4 Henerala Bielova St.).
Voter turnout and monitoring results as of 4 p.m.
According to the data gathered by the OPORA, 26.7% of voters have managed to cast their votes in single-member district #205 as of 4 p.m.
Observers prevented repeated registration of a fake journalist in district #205
A man was noticed at polling station #741025 in assembly hall of a hostel located at 8 Henerala Bielova St., who tried to register as a journalist from different publications. Firstly, he registered as a journalist from the Dnipropetrovska Panorama, and later – from the Visti Prydnistrovia. The journalist came to polls accompanied by a man who was supposed to control whether his colleague is registered. However, observers had a suspicion because another editorial certificate was used, and ...
OPORA has detected more than twelve voters taking pictures of their ballots
As of 5:45 p.m., OPORA's activists have detected more than 12 incidents when voters took pictures of their ballots. For example, three incidents were reported to the police in polling station #740997. If two of them, persons who took the pictures were detained, a report was drawn up, explanations were demanded, and phones were confiscated. Observers and commission members were witnesses. In one case, a voter who took a picture of his marked ballot, promptly gave his phone to his five. Thu...
OPORA detects pictures of ballots taken again
OPORA detects pictures of ballots taken again: polling station #741046 (Center for work with children, 5 Volkovycha St.).
MPs landing at a polling station: members of PEC had to open the safe
MPs of Ukraine Borys Filatov (non-faction), Andrii Lozovyi (Radical Party) and Oleksiy Honcharenko (Petro Poroshenko Block) have arrived to the polling station #741004 together with “journalists” (Lyceum 22, sports hall, 45B Rokossovskoho St.). They say they came because someone had informed that protocols could be filled in.
Representative of OPORA was unlawfully removed from polling station
OPORA's representative have noticed a number of election law violations at polling station #741033 (173 Pershoho Travnia St.), what became a ground for the commission to deprive her the right to stay in the polling place.
Voters attempting to leave the polls with their ballot in Chernihiv
During by-election in district #205, OPORA's activists have noticed two tricks with ballot papers. At polling station #741023 (nursery school #4, 134 Henerala Pukhova St.), a voter attempted to leave the polls with his ballot. The voter tried to throw a fake ballot to the ballot box and hide a real ballot. However, commission member have noticed that this attempt and called the police. The voter is detained, waiting for an operational-investigative group.