The Ukrainian parliamentary election 2012 is taking place today on 28 October 2012. The elections use a mixed voting system (50% under party lists and 50% under simple-majority constituencies) with a 5% election threshold and the participation of blocs of political parties will not be allowed anymore. The election campaign was limited to 90 days. Every citizen of Ukraine who is 18 years old or older is able to vote in 33,540 polling stations in Ukraine and 114 foreign polling stations in 77 countries.
The new parliament will start its tasks on 15 December 2012 (six weeks after the elections).
To follow the progress of the electoral process at all polling stations Ukraine, staying at home can be on the Internet. Recall Yanukovych signed the law “On the characteristics of openness, transparency and democratic elections of people’s deputies of Ukraine October 28, 2012.”
The law provides for online viewing of parliamentary elections.