Secretary of Central Election Commission: The formation of precinct commissions was conducted in full conformity with requirements of the Election Code

2010 2010-03-12T16:48:11+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/lazavik.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

As stated to the BelaPAN by Mikalai Lazavik, Secretary of the Central commission on elections and holding of republican referenda, 68,881 persons were included in precinct election commissions.

2,696 (3.9%) of them are state officials, 7,810 (11.3%) are under 30, 5 are citizens of the Russian Federation. 67.7% of the commission staff are women.

26,731 persons (38.8%) were nominated by collecting electors' signatures, 25,233 (36.6%) – by civil associations, 15,345 (22.3%) – by working collectives and 1,572 (2.3%) – by political parties.

8,886 persons represent the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus, 3,813 – the Belarusian Republican Youth Union, 3,684 – the Belarusian Union of Women, 3,341 – the republican civil association Belaya Rus and 2,019 – the Belarusian civil association of veterans.

'The formation of precinct election commissions was conducted in full conformity with requirements of the Election Code. In particular, more than 1/3rd of members of the precinct commissions are representatives of civil associations and political parties and less than 1/3rd are state officials,' Lazavik said.

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