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One of the bills envisaged elections in Ukraine on the open list proportional representation system, the other was aimed to make the election campaign shorter and reduce the threshold for parties’ getting into the parliament to three percent, while the third one was aimed at cancelling election deposits. At the Tuesday plenary session, deputies also rejected three bills on reform of the Ukrainian election system.
At the previous parliamentary elections in October 2012 a mixed system was applied, when half of the deputies were elected from party lists, and another half - in majority constituencies.