Majoritarians will not want to change law on elections in Ukraine - MP

  • Majoritarians will not want to change law on elections in Ukraine - MP

Kyiv: Not all people's deputies of Ukraine will be interested in fulfilling one of the main demands of activists under the Verkhovna Rada - to change the law on elections. This was in the comment of Front News International People's Deputy of Ukraine, member of the parliamentary faction of the political party "All-Ukrainian Union" Fatherland "Igor Lutsenko.

"The question of changing the electoral system should be discussed among the factions. Among the majority voters who were elected for buckwheat, there is a certain reluctance to abolish the rules of their own game. It will be very difficult. There are interested people who do not want to vote on open lists at all. And there is some, unfortunately, very small part of the parliament who want fair and democratic elections. Who will outweigh during the voting is still unknown. I'm still thinking 50 to 50, "- said Lutsenko.

On Tuesday, October 17, under the walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, a protest rally began. Among the demands of activists is the restriction of deputy immunity, the introduction of changes in electoral legislation, de-Fursorization, the creation of an independent anti-corruption court and the recognition of the war in the Donbas. In addition, the demonstrators are calling for the return of Ukrainian citizenship to the former chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration and former Georgian President Saakashvili and to pass a law on the impeachment of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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