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Central Electoral Commission elects head

Central Electoral Commission elects head
Oleh Didenko
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Oleh Didenko has been elected head of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC).

He was supported unanimously by all 16 members, except one who was abroad.

Didenko is 39 years old. He graduated from the Law Faculty of the National Fedkovych University in Chernivtsi and the Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of State Administration.

In 2003-2014, he was an assistant to MPs Davyd Zhvaniya, Mykola Katerynchuk, Roman Bezsmertnyy, Vladyslav Kaskiv, Valeriy Ishchenko. He had a legal practice at the same time.

In 2014, he became a member of the Central Electoral Commission when it was headed by Mykhaylo Okhendovskyy. In 2018, he kept the post under the chairmanship of Tetyana Slipachuk.

On 13 September, he was dismissed alongside other CEC members but then appointed again on 4 October under the quota of the propresidential Servant of the People party.

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