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:
Donations
Recommendation:
It is necessary to create mechanisms of stimulation of financial support of political party from their members and ordinary citizens. For instance, we suggest to make the amendments to the Tax Code allowing citizens to transfer no more than 1% of the paid personal income tax for support of concrete public organization, including political parties.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Medium
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented