Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2016
Election Type:
Parliamentary
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:
Transparency (disclosure, reporting)
Recommendation:
It is necessary to coordinate standards of different laws in the direction of ensuring transparency of replenishment of candidates and parties' election funds. First of all, we advise to change the 10.2 item of Article 74 of Federal Law-20 and oblige candidates and parties to disclose information about all donors-legal entities, that donated more than 25 thousand rubles.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Medium
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented