Ukraine’s CEC declares parliamentary election valid
Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has declared the July 21 snap parliamentary election valid, CEC Chief Tatyana Slipachuk said.
"As of now, we can say that there are no incidents that could call the parliamentary campaign into question. It was valid," TASS cited her as saying.
According to Ukraine’s CEC, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s Servant of the People party garnered 42.45% of votes at the snap parliamentary election in the country after 50% of ballots were counted.
Opposition Platform - For Life received 12.88% of votes, former President Pyotr Poroshenko’s European Solidarity - 8.64%, former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko's Batkivschina - 8.01% and singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk’s Golos (Voice) - 6.38%.
A total of 225 candidates will get seats in parliament by party lists, while candidates elected in single-seat constituencies are expected to secure 199 seats.