Ukraine's CEC forms 113 foreign polling stations for presidential elections
Dec. 22, 2009, 6:21 p.m. | Politics
— by Interfax-Ukraine
The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) has formed 113 foreign polling stations for the presidential elections. The relevant decision was taken at a CEC sitting on Dec. 21.
Yuriy Danyletsky, a CEC member, said the CEC has so far received submissions to include representatives from the following candidates: Petro Symonenko - one representative, Oleh Tiahnybok - 6 representatives, Viktor Yuschenko - 52, and Viktor Yanukovych - 20. In addtion, the CEC has received submissions from the Foreign Ministry to include its own representatives in the composition of foreign polling stations.
None of the candidates has yet submitted representatives to the foreign polling stations No.12 (Brazil), No.14 (Ireland), No. 45 (Cyprus), No.48 (Kuwait), and No.97 (Thailand). The executive team at these five polling stations will be appointed from a number of persons submitted by the Foreign Ministry.
All of the submitted representatives were appointed to executive positions at foreign polling stations - chairmen, deputy chairmen and secretariat.