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Lytvyn wants early mayoral elections

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Jan. 7, 2010, 2:47 p.m. |
Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn said he started preparing a darft law to conduct an early mayoral election in Kyiv on May 30, as well as a local council election.

He said he "could not stand" what was going on in Kyiv any longer, according to media reports. He said his own political force will take part in the election.
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Anonymous Jan. 7, 2010, 3:27 p.m.    

Ukraine needs to introduce a preferential voting system then it will elect a new mayor. The current first past the post voting system is undemocratic and out of date. The Mayor should be elected from and by the city council. Which in total should be no more then 21 members

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