CEC head suggests ban on running for Rada independently and on party lists simultaneously
"There is every reason to doubt constitutionality of this clause. In 1998, the Constitutional Court clearly stated its legal position on this issue, denying the possibility of being simultaneous nominated in a single-mandate constituency and on party lists. How could they have ignored this ban while preparing a new law on parliamentary elections?" he stressed.
"When asked to suggest the legal consequences of this discrepancy, the CEC head said, "If after the elections the Constitutional Court recognizes this provision as unconstitutional, the legitimacy of the election result would be put in question."
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