April 22, 2014 21:57
Over 500 candidates register to run in "primaries" to Moscow City Duma
MOSCOW. April 22 (Interfax) - Over 500 people have registered to participate in preliminary selection of candidates for Moscow City Duma deputies in the framework of the civil initiative My Moscow, organizing committee member, Nezavisimaya Gazeta (Independent Newspaper) Editor-in-Chief Konstantin Remchukov said.
"As of now, 524 individuals have expressed willingness to participate [in "primaries"] as candidates," Remchukov said at a news conference in the central office of Interfax on Tuesday.
Any Moscow resident over 21 years old with no federal restrictions can be registered as a candidate for a Moscow City Duma deputy in the framework of the civil initiative My Moscow, Remchukov said.
"Currently, most candidates are registered in the North-Eastern Administrative District (44), it is followed by the Western District (35) and South-Eastern District (34)," Remchukov said.
The application to participate in the "primaries," which will he held on June 8, started on March 31.
It is planned to organize 500 voting sites in Moscow for the "primaries," which will have everything as ordinary elections - voting booths, ballot boxes, election committee and monitors.
The vote of June 8 will last between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. and its results will be released on June 10.
Elections to the Moscow City Duma of the sixth calling will be held on the single vote day of September 14. The deputies' powers last five years and a total of 45 deputies are to be elected under the majority system.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
August 27, 2016
Launching ballistic missile from submarine, North Korea demonstrates actual capability to repel aggression - expert
Reports about Armenian drone destroyed by Azerbaijani forces contradict reality - Yerevan
Russian national detained in Armenia at U.S. request - lawyer
Russian combat training aviation participating in inspection of air defense force in South Federal District
Reopening charter traffic to Turkey not so much important now, travel sector anticipating return of Egypt - Russian Union of Travel Industry
Prices on Turkish holidays for Russians to become 20-30% cheaper when charter flights resume - Russian Union of Travel Industry
Draft resolution lifting restrictions on Turkey-bound charter flights submitted to Russian govt - Timakova (Part 2)
Almost 500 intl observers accredited by Belarusian electoral commission so far
Turkmen president to visit Germany on Aug 29-30
Russian-U.S. deal on Syria doesn't envision ban on Syrian air force flights - Larvov
Draft resolution lifting restrictions for Turkey-bound charter flights submitted to Russian govt - Timakova
Lavrov says Kerry and he make several important steps on Syria in addition to Moscow agreements
Withdrawal of armed groups from Syria's Darayya completed - Lavrov