Журнал Viche 2006 №12

№12, 2006

People trust them and have confidence in them

Passions for election are almost died away. The appropriate coalitions were formed. Having sworn on the organizational sessions, mayors started to implement their commissions and the realization of pre-election programmes. About separate ones we have told in the May issue of "Viche". Connection with local bodies and bodies of self-government department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine apparatus at the instance of editorial staff has given a peculiar social portrait of mayors of republican Autonomous Rebublic Crimea and of the regional importance. There are 176 cities in our state.

Among the contenders on the mayor's position 1707 persons were registered, that is on an average almost 10 persons per one post. In the long lists there were 183 woman's surnames, (10,7%), 889 members of different parties (52), 584 candidates on the posts of local parties and blocs (34.2) and 1123 people who nominated themselves.