Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2018
Election Type:
Presidential
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
Disclaimer:
Golos had to cancel its membership of the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE) due to EPDE being listed as an "undesirable foreign organization" in Russia in March 2018. Due to this we exclusively evaluate open source information regarding election observation in Russia.
Primary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Prohibited sources of funding
Secondary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Use of state/administrative resources
Recommendation:
The government should introduce restrictions on provision of financial support to the parties and candidates by the legal entities that receive government procurement contracts and various forms of government support (grants, subsidies, etc.)
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented