Ukrainians consider majority system to be the best parliamentary election system – poll
Only some 15% like the current proportional system of elections
Ukrainians consider the majority system to be the best ever system of the Verkhovna Rada election.
These are the results of a sociological poll, carried out by the sociological service of Razumkov Center from 1 to 10 of September of 2007. Director of the sociological service of Razumkov Center Andriy Bychenko publicized these results at a news conference today. The majority system (when all parliament members are elected in electoral districts – one deputy per every district) is supported by some 33.2% of those polled, proportional (when parliament is elected only by parties lists) is supported by some 15.4%, mixed system (when a part of parliament members is elected by the party’s lists and another part by electoral districts) is supported by some 26.9% of those polled.
Moreover, there is no unanimity in society concerning the issue of the best state rule system in Ukraine - some 26.9% of those polled consider the presidential – parliamentary republic to be the best system, some 26.1% of those polled - parliamentary – presidential republic. Some 11.8% of those polled support for the presidential republic and some 11.4% of those polled support the parliamentary republic. Some 4.6% support the dictatorship.
The majority of those polled (some 40.7%) thinks that the Government has to be formed by the President and approved by the Parliament, some 24.3% of those polled think that the Government has to be formed and approved only by the Parliament and some 16.1% of those polled think that the Government has to be formed and approved only by the president.
2004 respondents were polled and an error margin does not exceed some 2,3%.