Results of verification of signatures (continued)

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According to the information of the Vitsebsk Region Election Commission, the following pretenders for presidency have more than 20 thousand of valid signatures in the Vitsebsk region:

Aliaksandr Lukashenka – 220,856
Uladzimir Niakliayeu – 30,077
Mikalai Statkevich – 25,740
Dzmitry Us – 24,615.

All signatures in support of Uladzimir Pravalski were found invalid. The commission also found invalid 502 signatures in support of Uladzimir Niakliayeu that had been collected in the Pershamaiski and the Kastrychnitski districts of Vitsebsk and in the Vitsebsk region. All 1,146 signatures that had been passed to the Chyhunachny District Election Commission were also annulled after two verifications, as there were too many invalid signatures among them.

Invalid declared were also 1,216 signatures in support of Aliaksei Mikhalevich, 1,307 signatures for Viktar Tsiareshchanka.

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According to information of the website of the Pinsk Town Election Commission, the commission received signatures from 8 campaign teams. According to the results of their verification, the candidates have the following number of valid signatures in Pinsk:

Aliaksandr Lukashenka – 16,660 signatures;
Aliaksei Mikhalevich – 2,360;
Yaraslau Ramanchuk – 2,285;
Ryhor Kastusiou – 1,071;
Andrei Sannikau – 809;
Vital Rymasheuski – 652;
Viktar Tsiareshchanka – 525;
Uladzimir Niakliayeu – 234.

However, the publication offers no information about the number invalid signatures.

Brest region

The Brest Region Election Commission also published the results of the verification of signatures. The greatest number of signatures was collected in support of Aliaksandr Lukashenka – 229,837, and 111 of them were found invalid. The number of invalid signatures for Dzmitry Us is 339, for Uladzimir Niakliayeu – 337, Vital Rymasheuski – 333, Ryhor Kastusiou – 206, Mikalai Statkevich – 165, Andrei Sannikau – 152, Vital Tsiareshchanka – 10, Yaraslau Ramanchuk – 72, and Aliaksei Mikhalevich – 55.

According to the publication, the commission held additional check-ups of signatures in support of Rymasheuski, Sannikau, Statkevich and Us. In some district the number of invalid signatures for some of them exceeded 15%, but the general percent for the Brest region is smaller.


The Chairperson of the Leninski District Executive Committee of Babruisk voiced the following numbers of signatures collected in the Leninski district:

Aliaksandr Lukashenka – 7,120;
Yaraslau Ramanchuk – 6,673;
Uladzimir Niakliayeu – 3,504;
Vital Rymasheuski – 3,041;
Andrei Sannikau – 3,011;
Viktar Tsiareshchanka – 1,917;
Dzmitry Us – 1,382;
Mikalai Statkevich – 969;
Aliaksei Mikhalevich – 693;
Ryhor Kastusiou – 498.

The Chairperson of the Pershamaiski District Election Commission of Babruisk provided only information about the number of the signatures in support of each pretender that were invalid:

Aliaksandr Lukashenka – 10;
Uladzimir Niakliayeu – 18;
Dzmitry Us – 13;
Vital Rymasheuski – 13;
Andrei Sannikau – 12;
Yaraslau Ramanchuk – 7;
Mikalai Statkevich – 5;
Ryhor Kastusiou – 1;
Aliaksei Mikhalevich – 1;
Viktar Tsiareshchanka – 0;
Yury Hlushakou – 0.

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