Article title Some Issues of Modernization of the Constitutional Foundations of the Electoral Law of Ukraine
Name of magazine Legal journal «Law of Ukraine» (Ukrainian version)
Issue 5/2013
Сторінки [46-53]
Annotation The article highlights the main achievements of the Constitutional Assembly in modernization on electoral law, the argument of proposals to amend the Constitution is given, indicate the possible consequences of their implementation. Among the proposals — the stability of the electoral law, which can significantly affect the development of sustainable electoral practices. Attention is drawn to the need to broaden the suffrage rights of citizens at the constitutional level, which would make a more adequate representation of the people. Allocated to the new direction of constitutional development — approval framework of participatory democracy. Indicate its basic form, which can get a constitutional status. The conclusion on the need to include the subject of the constitutional regulation of the new principles of electoral law.
Keywords constitutional reform, the suffrage, stability of electoral law, the principle of periodic elections, participatory democracy.