Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2015
Election Type:
Local / Regional / Municipal
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:
Candidate and party registration
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Registration requirements
Recommendation:
To cancel the requirement for candidates to collect signatures of members of municipal councils in the Gubernatorial Elections or to reduce the threshold up to 1-3% in order to ensure competetive elections
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented