Bialynichy authorities registered 22 electoral teams
In the evening of January 14 the meetings of the Bialynichy constituency election commission No. 1 on elections for the Mahiliou Regional Council of 27 Convocation and the Bialynichy District Election Commission on elections for the Bialynichy District Council took place.
According to the information of the Bialynichy District Election Commission No. 1,only the initiative group of the democratic activist was registered as of 2 p.m. on January 15.
The Bialynichy District Commission for elections to the Bialynichy District Council of 27 Convocation registered 21 electoral teams, including the initiative groups of four democratic activists. However, according to Mr. Shymbaliou, who is also running for the Bialynichy District Coouncil, the commission didn't issue IDs to members of the registered initiative groups and promised to do it in one-two days.
It's worth noting that the electoral campaign for the local Councils in the Bialynichy district is carried out under the full control of the local administration. Both the constituency and the district commissions include state officials and leaders of various ranks.
For instance, the Bialynichy district commission on elections for the district council is headed by the head of the department of ideology, culture and youth affairs of the Bialynichy District Executive Committee, Iryna Fursava, deputy chairman of the commission is the chief specialist of the personnel department of the district executive committee, Dzmitry Zhurauski, secretary of the commission is the chief specialist of the department of ideology, culture and youth affairs of the executive committee, Lidziya Tsapikava.
Bialynichy Constituency Commission No. 1 onelections for the Mahiliou Regional Council is headed by the manager of Bialynichy branch of Car Park No. 7 of the JSC “Mahiliouablautatrans” Siarhei Hapeyeu. It is not the first time when he heads an election commission. By a strange coincidence, his wife Alena Hapeyeva heads the personnel department of the Bialynichy District Executive Committee...
Deputy Chairman of the constituency commission is the deputy head of the department of ideology, culture and youth affairs of the Bialynichy District Executive Committee, Sviatlana Patapchyk, the commission secretary – Chief Specialist of the Bialynichy district inspection of natural resources and environmental protection, Tatsiana Baldysheuskaya.
Probably, the state authorities of the Bialynichy district decided to prevent any possible incidents during the local elections by putting “reliable people” at the head of the election commissions. The possible reason is the existence of fairly strong democratic community in Bialynichy.
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