The voter turnout during local elections in Ukraine as of 16:00 on October 25 was 27%.
Olha Aivazovska, the chairperson of the Board of NGO Civil Network OPORA, announced this figure on Facebook on October 25.
"The turnout across the country, according to OPORA, was 27% as of 16:00. The margin of error is 0.84%," she wrote.
For comparison, the turnout in the local elections in 2015 was 36.2%.
Election turnout: CEC data
The highest voter turnout in during the current local elections as of 13:00 Kyiv time on October 25 was in Odesa region (without the city of Odesa) – it stood at 26%, according to rough estimates. This was reported by the country's Central Election Commission (CEC).
- As many as 22.1% of voters came to the polling stations in Ukrainian-controlled districts of Donetsk region;
- 20.1% in Chernihiv region;
- 18.6% in Kirovohrad region;
- 18.3% in Zhytomyr region;
- 18% in Ukrainian-controlled districts of Luhansk region;
- 17.2% in Vinnitsa region;
- 17% in Volyn region;
- 17% in Cherkasy region;
- 17% in Ternopil region;
- 16.7% in Kherson region;
- 16.6% in Poltava region;
- 15.7% in Sumy region;
- 15.5% in Mykolaiv region;
- 15.5% in Kharkiv region;
- 15.3% in Zakarpattia region;
- 14% in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
- 14% in Chernivtsi region.
- The voter turnout in the city of Kyiv was 16.2% and the figure in Kyiv region was lower – 15.6%.
Local elections in October 2020
- October 25 is Local Election Day in Ukraine.
- Polling stations opened at 8:00 and will work until 20:00 Kyiv time.
- Election commissions must summarize the voting results by November 3 inclusively, and announce the official election results by November 6 inclusively.