Five candidates registered for participation in the by-elections of deputies of the Kazan City Duma
Photo by Marat Muginov
August 12, Ksenia Shvetsova). On September 8, Kazan will have additional
elections of deputies of the Kazan City Duma in the Kulaginsky single-member
constituency simultaneously with the elections to the State Council of the RT.
For today, five candidates have been registered to participate in them, said
Farit Garaev, the chairman of the city Election Commission, at the Business
to nominate citizens as candidates for deputies appeared on June 15 after the
official publication of the decision to declare additional elections. It
was possible to apply for elections until July 14. During this period, 6
candidates were notified of the election commission: 4 self-nominated
candidates and 2 more candidates nominated by regional branches of political
6, the territorial election commission of the Privolzhsky district of Kazan,
which was entrusted with the powers of the district election commission,
completed the registration of candidates. All of them submitted the necessary
documents and subscription lists. As of August 7, 5 candidates were registered
in the Kulaginsky single-mandate constituency.
candidate was refused registration because of the lack of necessary documents
and the insufficient number of signatures submitted in support of the
candidate”, explained F. Garaev. “At the stage of nomination and registration,
the election commissions provided the candidates with all the necessary
assistance. There were no complaints or appeals from the participants in the
10 to midnight on September 7, pre-election propaganda will be held on
television and radio broadcasting channels and in periodicals.
good reason, citizens will be able to vote ahead of schedule in the territorial
election commission. They will have such a right from August 28 to September 3.
And from 4 to 7 of September, early voting will be possible at the precinct
election commission at the place of residence.
on the time and procedure for voting is on informational posters and in
invitations for voters. All additional information about the elections to the
Kazan City Duma is available on the website of the election commission and on
the website of the district election commission.
also reported on the preparations for the election of deputies to the State
Council of the RT. According to him, 11 regional political parties are
registered in the list of candidates in the RT, 236 candidates are registered
in single-member constituencies. In Kazan, 79 candidates were registered in 16
single-member constituencies, 17 of them are self-nominated.
election campaign is approaching the active phase. We can see candidates and
evaluate their work. The main thing for us is to comply with the law and
organize everything in such a way that our voters can choose their deputies
within the framework of the current legislation”, commented Ilsur Metshin, the
Mayor of Kazan. “It is very important on September 8 to vote for candidates who
will determine the future of Tatarstan in the next five years”.