Vitsebsk: working collectives nominate candidates
The nomination of candidates to the local Soviets of Deputies by working collectives started in Vitsebsk. As a rule, working collectives nominate those who are supported by administrations of enterprises and state organs and authorities. During the recent years not a single independent or oppositional candidate has been nominated by a working collective.
On 24 February, a meeting of the working collective of the Vitsebsk State Industrial-Pedagogical College with Valer Bashmetau, Rector of the Vitsebsk State Technologcal University, took place. The working collective nominated him as a candidate to the Vitsebsk oblast Soviet of Deputies at the Klinichnaya election constituency #51. His candidacy was voted unanimously.
The same day candidates were nominated by other working collectives of Vitsebsk. Workers of the Open Joint Stock Society Bus Fleet #1 nominated Viachaslau Bahdanovich, Director of the bus fleet, a candidate to the Vitsebsk oblast Soviet of Deputies at the Zavadskaya election constituency #3.
Workers of the Open Joint Stock Society Ceramics unanimously voted for nomination of Alena Padaliak, deputy of the Soviet of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Deputy Chairperson of the Vitsebsk oblast Soviet of Deputies of the 25th Convocation, Director of the Vitsebsk oblast philharmonic a candidate t the Vitsebsk oblast Soviet of Deputies of the 25th Convocation at the Haharynskaya election constituency #46. The working collective also nominated Siarhei Zhaholkin, Deputy Director General on ideology and personnel of the Open Joint Stock Society Ceramics, a candidate to the Vitsebsk city Soviet of Deputies at the Uskhodniaya election constituency #1.
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