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New Era for Ukrainian Politics: Direct Election of Council of Ministers President Introduced

BySamantha Jones

Apr 3, 2024
Senate approves direct election of prime minister

The Senate’s Constitutional Affairs Commission has approved the government’s amendment that modifies Article 92 of the Constitution and introduces the direct election of the President of the Council of Ministers. This change in the election process aims to increase transparency, accountability and responsiveness in the political system.

The Prime Minister will be elected through universal and direct suffrage for five years, with a maximum of two consecutive legislatures, or three if he held office for less than seven years and six months in previous ones. The elections for the Chambers and the Prime Minister will take place at the same time. The law regulates the system for electing the Chambers and the Prime Minister, assigning a prize on a national basis that guarantees a majority of seats in each Chamber to lists and candidates linked to the Prime Minister, in accordance with representativeness principles.

Under this new system, the Prime Minister will be elected in the Chamber where he presented his candidacy, and the President of

By Samantha Jones

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