Results of the second round parallel vote tabulation from OPORA
OPORA affirms with 99% certainty that results of the second round are the following: Volodymyr Zelenskyi received 73.2% of votes, and Petro Poroshenko – 24.3%. 2.5% of ballots are invalid.
Today the second round of the presidential elections in Ukraine is being held
On April, 21 the second voting of Ukrainian presidential elections is taking place. According to the Central Election Commission, 30 311 505 citizens can participate in the elections.
Campaigning of Presidential Candidates in April is Competitive and Often Conflicting – OPORA
In April, 2019, pre-election campaigning of presidential candidates in Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi and Petro Poroshenko was competitive and often conflicting. The peculiarity of the period between the two election rounds was in running negative campaigns against presidential candidates. A key debatable issue in political confrontation of the candidates was the question of organizing the public debate between them. At the same time, the most notable feature was no candidates visits to the regi...
CEC summarized election results and they coincided with OPORA's PVT
The Central Election Commission has signed final tabulation protocols for election of the President of Ukraine held on 31 March 2019, and announced the second tour to be held on 21 April 2019.
Police opened criminal case into alleged vote rigging in Donetsk oblast
Police in Volnovakha raion opened a criminal case into alleged wide-scale voting fraud in territorial election district #60. This information was reported today by Volnovakha Police Department.
OPORA's comment on the information about alleged violations at some polls in Donetsk oblast
On 2 April 2019, the National Police of Ukraine has published information on its website about investigation of alleged falsification of election results at some polling stations in Manhush raion (Donetsk oblast, electoral district #60).
On March 31, citizens of Ukraine elect the President among 39 candidates
On March 31, 2019 the election for the post of President of Ukraine are held. Ukrainian citizens will be choosing among 39 registered candidates for the post of Head of State.
OPORA: administrative resources, reports on vote-buying, “shadow” funding of election campaigns, public opposition, unprofessional performance of commission members are key threats of Presidential elections
In the last month of electoral campaigning, the most active candidates applied the maximum effort to mobilize and use the available resources (such as, human, budget, financial, political influence in executive authorities) for pre-election campaigning. The factor of abusing administrative resources and the “shadow” nature of funding electoral costs shall be mostly considered in terms of compliance with democratic electoral standards within Presidential election. It was the statement of repre...
Fake News. Elections Inside Out
Why do we believe fake news and how to detect them? The fourth episode of “Elections Inside Out” answers this question.