The Central electoral Commission continues the verification of signatures of voters submitted for registration of those wishing to participate in the presidential race. Already checked signatures in support of incumbent President Vladimir Putin, do not meet the standards of 0.39% sample of signatures of citizens with an acceptable level of marriage 5 percent.
The CEC is strictly controlled by the test signatures. Photo: cikrf.ru
4 Feb authorized representative of candidate Putin handed the final Protocol of verification. Only for the registration of Vladimir Putin was put almost 315 thousand signatures, while in support of throughout Russia were collected over 1.6 million signatures of citizens, reported in the headquarters of the candidate.
As told “MK” member of the Central election Commission Evgeny Shevchenko, the current subscription campaign is characterized by a minimum number of violations, although the final results will be summed up. A group of handwriting, which includes about 100 people working in two shifts, they are all “experts of the highest class.” Among the representatives of the FSB, the passport and visa service of the Ministry of interior, Ministry of defense, Ministry of justice, professional handwriting, they record the slightest mistakes. Shevchenko noted that all of the signatures collected in support of Vladimir Putin, are authentic.
However, collectors of signatures for nomination of candidates sometimes make mistakes. Common mistakes, according to a member of the CEC, are incomplete passport data of the authors signatures, inaccuracies in the information about collectors, sometimes collectors are put on the sheet the date themselves, while this should make those who leave the signature.
Evgeny Shevchenko stressed that all candidates for nomination which collected the signatures, the election Commission exactly the same attitude. Any discussion of “benefits” are unfounded.
Another member of the Commission Nikolay Levichev, at the request of the correspondent “MK” commented in the press sounding forecasts about the fact that some candidates for various reasons to “forgive” a small number of fake signatures.
Never forgive. “Such statements can only be done by those who underestimate the degree of transparency and publicity in activities of the Central election Commission,” said Nikolai Levichev.
Recall that candidates from non-parliamentary parties are obliged to submit to the Central election Commission not less than 100 thousand signatures, independent candidates — not less than 300 thousand, in addition to this candidates need to report on finances. Nominees of the parliamentary parties from collecting signatures released.
After counting the signatures from the total volume of autographs of the citizens employees of the CEC by a random sample taken from each candidate 60 thousand signatures to check for authenticity.
January 31, reception of the signatures was completed. Of the 16 candidates for participation in the presidential campaign passed the required number of signatures 6: the independent candidate Vladimir Putin, the candidate of the party “Yabloko” Grigory Yavlinsky, the business Ombudsman, the leader of the “Party of Growth” Boris Titov, nominated by the party “Civil initiative” Ksenia Sobchak, the head of the “Communists of Russia” Maxim suraykin and leader of the “Russian national Union” Sergey Baburin. Another two candidates — Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR) and Pavel Grudinin (Communist party) — from the collection of signatures released because they were nominated by parliamentary parties.
The final results of the review will be announced in the coming days.
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