Electoral Reform

Electoral Reform

Volodymyr Groysman

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Ensuring accountability and efficiency of the parliament, stability of the party system and opportunity for rotation of political elites.
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A.VI.1
Shift away from a mixed election system (proportional representation plus single-mandate constituencies) and establish a proportional representation system of elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine under which the voters will have the possibility to vote for specific candidates in multi-mandate constituencies (a proportional system with open lists).
31.03.2015
A.VI.1.1
Ensure that the law provides liability of those involved in the election process for breach of election legislation requirements.
31.03.2015
A.VI.1.2
Enhance responsibility of political parties for non-compliance with regard to openness and transparency of their funding.
31.03.2015
A.VI.1.3
Improving the local elections system.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2
Conduct local elections according to the requirements set forth in the Constitution of Ukraine and with consideration of decentralization reform concerning local self-government.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2.1
Change the local elections system in order to ensure fair representation of voters in local councils, preserve sing-mandate system on the level of village councils and introduce the proportional system with open lists for local elections on other levels.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2.2
Introduce elections of mayors in large cities (according to the law) in two rounds and by the principles of absolute majority of those who actually voted.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2.3
Reduce the threshold for the number of local council deputies.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2.4
Introduce amendments to the legislation on the status of the capital city of Kyiv in order to ensure European standards of local governance in the country’s capital.
30.06.2015
A.VI.2.5
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Take steps towards harmonisation of electoral legislation through its unification and reform of political party financing, including state financing. This should be prepared through an inclusive and participatory process in line with the OSCE/ODIHR, GRECO and Venice Commission recommendations, with a first priority given to revision of the law on local elections in view of local elections planned for second half of 2015.
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ІІІ.1
Improvement and harmonisation of all electoral legislation through its unification, improvement of other election-related legislation, notably laws on referenda and on the Central Election Commission and of legislation on political party financing (including on state financing) through an inclusive and participatory process in line with OSCE/ODIHR, Venice Commission and GRECO recommendations.
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Volodymyr Groysman

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