Журнал Viche 2015 №16

№16, 2015

Improvement of electoral legislation: problem of constitutionality

Within the author’s line of sight are the features of present situation about the update of electoral legislation. The author underlines the role of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine as the unique organ of constitutional jurisdiction in the state, which has the exclusive right to decide on the accordance of the laws and other legal acts of the Constitution of Ukraine. The author notices that improving the electoral legislation while bringing the constitutional amendments one should follow the logic of the proper actions: at first the amendments should be brought to the Constitution of Ukraine, after – to the electoral legislation. He also marks that the artificially created blanks in the electoral legislation should not occur, especially before the elections.
Keywords: national electoral legislation, Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Constitution of Ukraine, association of territorial societies, constitutional reform.