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MPs told its money that stops them changing electoral law


Members of the civic initiative Re-elections by Different Rules are demanding proper amendments to parliamentary elections legislation and believe MPs procrastination is governed by venal motives

Members of the civic initiative Re-elections by Different Rules have held a protest outside the Verkhovna Rada committees building and are planning a bigger one on Aug 12. The protest was entitled 30 pieces of silver and the clanging of money was aimed at demonstrating to MPs their real motives in retaining the current election legislation.

The initiative is a part of the Reanimation Reform Package. The activists believe that a proportional voting system with open regional candidate lists will make it possible for the voters, and not party functionaries to have impact on the makeup of the Verkhovna Rada.

They are also demanding:

- that the threshold for parties entering parliament be reduced to 3%

- transparent financing of election campaigns;

- certain punishment for infringements of electoral legislation

From information here

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