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Self-nominees will be able to participate in the election of the governor in the Angara region

Self-nominees will be able to participate in the election of the governor in the Angara region
Photo: press service of the legislative assembly of the Irkutsk region
Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk Region adopted amendments to the law on the election of the governor of the region. Now I can participate in them self-nominated.

According to the press service of the regional Legislative Assembly, a self-nominated candidate will have to collect in his support 0,5% of the signatures of the number of voters registered in the Angara region. 20% of signatures will be sent for verification, which will be selected by lot of members of the regional election commission.

The second change concerns the increase in the maximum size of the candidate’s election fund. According to the adopted amendments, the sum of all expenses of the candidate from the funds of his election fund cannot exceed 120 million rubles, and for the candidate for whom a second vote is appointed, - 140 million rubles. Now these amounts are 60 million rubles and 70 million rubles, respectively. The accepted amounts, according to deputies, reflect the actual expenses of candidates for the campaign.
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