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Self-nominated candidates will be allowed to the elections of the governor of Kamchatka

Self-nominated candidates will be allowed to the elections of the governor of Kamchatka
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The Legislative Assembly of Kamchatka has passed a law that expands the participation of citizens in the election of the governor of the region.

Now only political parties can nominate candidates for governors, the new law will allow independent candidates to participate in the elections. It spells out the procedure for self-nomination, including the procedure for collecting signatures.

According to the press service of the Legislative Assembly, now anyone who is eligible, age-appropriate and without a criminal record will be able to nominate. The bill at the session of the regional government introduced the regional election commission.

The election of the governor of the Kamchatka Territory will be held on a single voting day on September 13. Now the duties of the head of the region are performed by Vladimir Solodov. To this post him appointed by the president after the resignation of Vladimir Ilyukhin.

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