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Opposition forces united so that to fight election fraud in the Yeisk district, Krasnodar Territory

Press service of the Krasnodar YABLOKO

September 25, 2012

Candidates from the opposition parties who will run in the elections to the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnodar Territory and Municipal Council of the Yeisk District created a joint Coordinating Council for counteraction to violations in elections.

Total defiance of the law and constitutional rights and liberties of the citizens has turned into everyday practices in Russia. The authorities in Yeisk have already tried to prevent the candidates from the opposition from campaigning. The opposition parties decided to join their efforts in the fight against election fraud and created a Single Centre for Response to Violations at elections.

On September 23, YABLOKO initiated a meeting of the opposition. The meeting was attended by the candidates from the YABLOKO party, the Communist Party, the Just Russia party, and independent candidates.

The meeting established a Coordinating Council which should get all information on violations in campaigning and voting and make decisions on counteracting these violations. Also it was decided that a joint training of election observers should be held, and feed-back with members of electoral commissions should be established.

In addition, the meeting decided to send to letters to the central and territorial election commissions of the Yeisk District demanding installation of transparent ballot boxes in all polling stations in all the precincts. Also the meeting drafted an appeal to the head of the Yeisk District demanding to investigation all the facts of the use of administrative resources by the ruling United Russia party in their election campaign.

See also:

Regional and Municipal Elections 2012

Democratic Coalition


Press Release

September 25, 2012

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