News for 9 Nov 2010
09.11.2010 Election of the President of Belarus 2010: Preliminary Report on Monitoring Formation of Precinct Election Commissions
The discriminatory attitude of executive committees to candidates from opposition parties was obvious; out of 1,073 candidates to PECs from these parties only 183 persons, or 17.1 percent, became commission members. At the same time the average "passing rate" of other candidates was 84.3 percent (70,815 members out of 84,024 candidates); the figure for the parties loyal to the authorities was 87.7 percent (1586 out of 1808), while with the candidates from 4 major pro-governmental public associations and 1 trade union the figure was 93.2 percent (23,689 persons out of 25,419 candidates became PEC members).
09.11.2010 Results of verification of signatures in support of potential candidates (information from regions…)
On 5 November the Slutsk District Election Commission announced the results of the verification of the signature sheets that had been passed to it by the campaign teams of the potential candidates for President of Belarus.
09.11.2010 Vitsebsk: administration of Kastrychnitski District Election Commission nominated to All-Belarusian Assembly
On 8 November the Chyhunachny, the Kastrychnitski and the Pershamaiski district election commissions of Vitsebsk held sittings to sum up the results of the verification of the signatures that had been passed to them by the campaign teams of the pretenders for presidency.
09.11.2010 Results of verification of signatures by Partyzanski District Election Commission of Minsk
The Partyzanski District Election Commission held a sitting concerning the verification of the that had been passed to it by the campaign teams of the potential candidates for President of Belarus. The sitting was attended by observer Valiantsina Sviatskaya.
09.11.2010 Courts keep issuing predictable verdicts
The Biaroza District
Court considered the lawsuit of the Brest regional organization of the
Belarusian Popular Front against the non-inclusion of its representatives in
precinct election commissions. The Chairperson of the court Vadzim Mazol told
the details of the consideration of the case materials. As a result the present
public managed to get some more information about the formation of PECs in the Biaroza