The law on parliamentary elections allows variation of the number of voters in this or that district within more or less 12% of the total number of voters in a district, the deputy head of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Andriy Magera said at a seminar on functioning of the State register of voters, ForUm correspondent reports.

"The law on elections of people's deputies provides for 12% variation limit of the average number of voters in a district. There is a similar limit in European countries - 10-15%, but for Ukrainian it will be perfect if the limit does not exceed 10%," he noted.

Magera also stressed that the formation process of districts must be unbiased. "We should apply mathematical approach to the formation of electoral districts in order to avoid any complains," he said.

The official informed that an average electoral district includes bout 163 thousand of voters.
In her turn, deputy CEC head Janna Usenko-Chernaya informed that the formation of districts must be finished by April 10. She also informed it is planned to form 33.5 thousand of voting stations, including special and foreign ones. "Information about these stations will be published in the State register of voters, and their formation must be finished by April 10 as well," she underlined.

At the same time the official did not rule out a possibility of imbalance in the number of electoral districts. "In practice such situation cannot be excluded," she said.

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