The corresponding bill is registered in the state Duma.
The deputies of the LDPR faction in the Duma introduced a bill that enshrines the right to nominate a candidate for President of Russia, only those parties that have been in the Parliament after the September elections.
According to representatives of the liberal democratic party, a large number of political movements in the lists may confuse voters. “And among those political parties and so-called phony”, — stated in the explanatory Memorandum.
The authors of the bill believe that only parliamentary parties have sufficient experience of participation in election campaigns and “may carry political responsibility.”
“The adoption of the Federal law will allow this in Russia election campaign, which will promote the more efficient, preferred and responsible choice by voters of a candidate for the office of President”, — the document says.
Under current law to nominate candidates for the presidency have the right to all political parties, however, unparliamentary for registration of the candidate should be collected in support of a candidate 100 thousand signatures of voters. The minimum number of signatures for independent candidates — 300 thousand.
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