Vitsebsk: administration of Kastrychnitski District Election Commission nominated to All-Belarusian Assembly

2010 2010-11-09T04:49:01+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

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.

According to the information that was announced at the sitting of the Kastrychnitski DEC, the commission found valid 1,534 signatures in support of Viktar Tsiareshchanka, 1,515 – in support of Yaraslau Ramanchuk, 18,610 – in support of Aliaksandr Lukashenka, 5,394 – in support of Mikalai Statkevich, 833 – in support of Andrei Sannikau, 3,723 – in support of Ryhor Kostuseu, 1,965 – in support of Vital Rymasheuski, 2,049 – in support of Aliaksei Mikhalevich, 4,761 – in support of Uladzimir Niakliayeu and 5,315 – in support of Dzmitry Us.

The commission also annulled all signatures in support of Uladzimir Pravalski, as 33.5% of the signatures that had been selected for verification had been found invalid.

The Kastrychnitski DEC received 36 applications from 45 citizens (including some collective applications) concerning facts of falsifications or cheating from the side of members of campaign teams of different candidates. In particular, the resident of Vitsebsk S.Sheiba refused his participation in the campaign team of Dzmitry Us on his own will.

During the sitting the commission members congratulated its Chairperson M.Kanavalava, Deputy Chairperson V.Arekhva and Secretary I.Mianchenia with their nomination as delegates to the 4th All-Belarusian Assembly.

Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections

In the photo: the Kastrychnitski DEC at work