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:
Candidate and party registration
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Registration requirements
Recommendation:
Collecting signatures of municipal deputies and heads of municipalities on elections of heads of federal subjects of Russia has to be cancelled or quantitatively reduced to 1–3% for ensuring competitiveness of elections.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented