Kryčaŭ: meeting to form district election commission lasts 6 minutes 30 seconds

2015 2015-07-21T19:07:59+0300 2015-07-21T19:07:59+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

A joint meeting of the Presidium of the Kryčaŭ District Council of Deputies and the district executive committee was held today to form the district election commission. As a result, it took only 6 minutes and 30 seconds for local officials to approve the list of 11 members.

The meeting was attended by a representative of the BHC, Siarhei Niarouny. According to the observer, he was specifically invited to the meeting by an official of the executive committee.

Sixteen persons were nominated to the election commission: 10 - by labor collectives, 3 - from public organizations and 3 - from citizens by collecting signatures. As a result, 11 nominees became members of the commission.

The BHC representative notes that the majority of approved members earlier worked as election commissioners.

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