Eduard Balanchuk and Aliaksandr Kaputski, observers accredited in Maladziečna, have written to the District Prosecutor’s Office to complain about a violation of electoral legislation during the registration of signature sheets for the nomination of presidential contenders.
Leanid Markhotka, a representative of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee in Salihorsk, had asked local authorities to provide him with an opportunity to scrutinize the documents submitted by nominees to the precinct election commissions. However, the officials rejected the observer’s request, therefore turning into a secret the procedure of formation of election commissions.
Mikalai Ulasevich, a member of the United Civil Party, has filed a complaint in the Astraviec District Court against the district executive committee which refused to include him in one of the local precinct election commissions.
A portion of signature sheets submitted for the nomination of presidential contender Viktar Tsiareshchanka have been printed, instead of being handwritten, says human rights activist Aliaksei Kolchyn, who attended yesterday’s meeting of the Lieninski district election commission in Mahilioŭ.
The Left Party "Fair World" nominated 90 people to the precinct election commissions of the Homieĺ region: in Homieĺ, Zhlobin, Žlobin, Mazyr, Kalinkavičy, Rahačoŭ, Buda-Kašaliova and Svietlahorsk. However, only one nomination was approved: Halina Hutsko was included in the election commission in Mazyr.