Almost 13.8 mn Ukrainian citizens have taken part in the October 25 local elections. It is 46.62% of the whole number of eligible voters. It is almost the same as it was at the 2010 local elections, the Ukrainian Central Election Commission informs.
Western regions of the country are leading in the turnout. The record was set by Ternopil Region, where 56.5% of the voters took part in the election. It is followed by Lvov Region (56.31%), Volyn Region (55.29%), Ivano-Frankivsk Region (52.85%) and Rivne Region (50.83%). AT the same time, the turnout in Zakarpattia and Chernihiv regions was a bit lower, 49.16% and 48.86% correspondingly.
A relatively high turnout was also fixed in central Ukraine. More than 50% voters took part in the elections in Khmelnytskyi and Vinnitsa regions, 42.99% voters came to polling stations in Dnipropetrovsk Region, a bit over 47% in Cherkasy Region, 46.38% in Kirovograd Region, 49.31% in Poltava Region.
The least number of voters came to polling stations in Donetsk and Lugansk regions (31.65% and 35.27% correspondingly). In Kharkov Region, the turnout was 44.43%.
In Kiev, 41.87% took part in the voting, 49.83% participated in the elections in Kiev Region.