News for 11 Nov 2010
11.11.2010 Barysau: people forced to meet with candidate Lukashenka
The potential candidate for President, President Lukashenka is coming for an electoral meeting in Barysau on 12 November. The meeting will take place outdoors, on the construction site of the new stadium. Students of the Barysau colleges and vocational schools are obliged to come there for fear of expulsion from the educational establishments.
11.11.2010 Babruisk: strange manipulations with signatures in support of Uladzimir Niakliayeu
The member of the electoral team of Uladzimir Niakliayeu Alena Miadzvedzeva paid a visit to the Pershamaiski District Election Commission to find about the number of the valid signatures in support of Mr. Niakliayeu.
11.11.2010 Members of BPF Party filed inquiries with Hrodna Border Group
The members of the Belarusian Popular Front Vadzim Saranchukou and Yauhen Skrabutan applied t the head of the Hrodna border group colonel I.Butkevich. They ask to explain why they had been detained and subject to personal examination (Mr. Skrabutan had been detained at the border crossing point Bruzgi (on the Polish border) on 5 November, and Mr. Saranchukou – at Pryvalka (the Lithuanian border).
11.11.2010 Salihorsk: will they find chair for observer this time?
The Salihorsk Town Executive Committee published the ruling On the formation of precinct election commissions Most of the commissions consist of workers of the institutions and enterprises on the territory of which the appropriate polling stations are situated, and are usually headed by their bosses at work. For instance, the schoolmistress of secondary school #9 Halina Shauchenka was nominated to PEC #1 by the Belarusian Union of Women. The PEC consists of workers of school #9 who were nominated to the commission in different ways: by collection of signatures of electors, by the labor collective of the school or by different public associations.
11.11.2010 Central Election Commission approves secrecy during verification of signatures
The Central Election Commission dismissed a complaint of the observer of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee Leanid Markhotka.
11.11.2010 Results of verification of signatures (continued)
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:
11.11.2010 Ministry of Health hushes up truth about radiation in Belarus
The Ministry of Health refused to give information about the level of the internal absorbed dose of radiation for the year of 2009.
11.11.2010 New election-related trials
The Kastrychnitski and the Pershamaiski district courts of Vitsebsk dismissed the complaints against the non-inclusion of 17 representatives of the Belarusian Leftist party Fair World in precinct election commissions.
11.11.2010 Drybin: district election commission refuses to give information to journalist
The journalist of the socio-political newspaper Uzgorak Halina Budnaya spent several days trying to obtain the information about the number of the signatures in support of each pretender for presidency that had been passed to the Drybin District Election Commission.
11.11.2010 Interesting information about staff of election commissions
The precinct commissions of Pinsk consist mainly of representatives of the labor collectives of the enterprises where the commissions are situated. Such conclusion can be made after looking through the lists of the PEC members that were uploaded to the website www.pinsk.by. For instance, here we draw the list of members of PEC #57, 12 out of 13 members of which are workers of different department of a branch republican enterprise Brestenerha – the Pinsk electricity supply networks who were nominated to the PEC by the labor collective of the enterprise, and the 13th - is also a worker of the Pinsk electricity supply networks who was nominated to the commission by the Belarusian Republican Youth Union.
11.11.2010 Information about results of verification of signatures in Belarusian regions (continued)
The Maskouski and the Leninski district election commissions of Brest finished the verification of signatures in support of the nomination of candidates for President of Belarus. According to the preliminary information, the commissions didn’t annul signatures in support of any candidates except for Uladzimir Pravalski.