«The first local elections are taking place in 201 consolidated territorial communities. Election Day! 2 million people have joined together in order to transform and develop their communities. Today they elect leaders who will take responsibility for the community. I am convinced that a reasonable choice and personal involvement can really change the lives of people and the whole country!», Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko wrote in Facebook.
He emphasized that the largest elections in amalgamated communities are being held in such regions: Volyn - 19, Dnipropetrovsk - 19, Chernihiv - 14 and Zhytomyr - 13.
The Vice Prime Minister drew attention to the fact that on December 24, the first local elections will take place also in 51 other united communities. In general, after the elections held on October 29 and December 24, 2017, there will be 665 consolidated territorial communities in Ukraine.