Ukraine's Rada fails to vote for election law amendments

15:22, 22 May 2019
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Only 92 out of the 254 MPs registered in the session hall voted to include the motion in the agenda, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

The alternative bill was submitted by four lawmakers. It proposes amendments to the Law "On the Elections of Members of Parliament of Ukraine" (on holding elections on open party lists, No. 10319-1).

Today's meeting of the Verkhovna Rada was closed without any decisions passed. The next parliament meeting is scheduled for May 28.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky proposed amendments to the current electoral legislation, in particular the abolition of the majority system and the 3% vote threshold.

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