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:
Use of state/administrative resources
Recommendation:
It is necessary to forbid giving public grants to the companies which owners are candidates for elective positions for public authorities and municipality and also to provide the mechanism of refunding if it was made before the start of candidate's election campaign.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented