Special Polling Stations to be Set Up for Ukrainian Military

These polling stations will be used for the upcoming presidential election in Ukraine


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The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) has created 93 special polling stations for the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine replied to Ukrinform after they had sent a request for this information.

“In general, there will be 93 stations for the servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 79 of them will be in the area of the Joint Forces Operation,” reads the reply.

One special polling station for the military will operate in the training center and one will be established in the disciplinary battalion. Also, two polling stations will operate abroad in the locations of peacekeeping contingents and 10 polling stations will be at military medical establishments of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine.

The General Staff also said that following a motion submitted by the Defense Ministry in accordance with Article 20 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Election of the President of Ukraine”, 79 special polling stations were created in the territories of military units (formations) in the area of the Joint Forces Operation with 14 polling stations established in Luhansk region and 65 polling stations in Donetsk region.

The presidential election will take place on March 31, 2019.

Source Ukrinform
date 21.03.2019
categories Joint Forces Operation
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