Mahiliou region: 24 initiative groups of democratic candidates in 13 districts
24 initiative groups of pro-democratic candidates are registered in Mahiliou region. Head of the election headquarters for Mahiliou region Yury Novikau points out: “all initiative groups of all pro-democratic candidates who wanted to run in the election were registered. They have already started collecting signatures. Candidates had no problems in registering their initiative groups”.
“In the beginning 28 representatives of pro-democratic parties were going to run. For various reasons some of them decided not to run”.
There are 13 districts in Mahiliou region. Initiative groups of pro-democratic candidates are registered in every district.
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