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Primorye Legislative Assembly approved a new election date for the governor
Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Primorsky Territory at an extraordinary session approved December 16 the date of the election of the governor of the region. Also, parliamentarians determined the number of signatures to be collected by candidates.
According to the press service of the Legislative Assembly, to be nominated for the position of governor, the candidate needs to collect in his support 140 signatures of deputies of representative bodies and heads of municipalities. At the same time, signatures must be collected not less than in 26 municipal districts and urban districts of Primorsky Krai, and 33 of them must be given by deputies and heads of urban districts and municipal districts. Terms of electoral actions were reduced by a third.
Earlier, deputies adopted amendments to the electoral code of Primorsky Krai. Now, candidates can be nominated not only by representatives of political parties, but also self-nominees.