MOSCOW, December 25. Representatives of non-parliamentary parties who plan to participate in the elections to the state Duma in single-mandate constituencies, will be trained on the eve of the election campaign. This was reported by the participants of the meeting of the heads of non-parliamentary parties with the first Deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin.
As told the leader of the “Communists of Russia” Maxim suraykin, the meeting was attended by heads of parties entitled to participate in state Duma elections without collection of signatures, came not only representatives of the “Yabloko” and “Parnas”.
One of the issues discussed was the preparation of candidates for participation in elections in single-mandate constituencies. “The presidential administration is ready to meet, to help provide training to the candidates… It is planned to hold in March” – said suraykin.
Naryshkin wished the parliamentary and non-parliamentary parties success in the elections to the state Duma
He explained that the Duma elections in single-mandate constituencies in Russia since 2003 and young politicians do not have the necessary knowledge and experience.
The Chairman of the Federal political Committee “Civic platform” Rifat Shaikhutdinov said that party members will be “the legal and technological training” “in terms of conducting the debate, in terms of interaction, in terms of what needs to know an MP, must apply candidate.” The seminar will be held at MSU, participation will be voluntary, he said.
“Civic platform” plans to direct for training of about 50 applicants, 30 people have already expressed their willingness to participate, among them the heads of regional offices, members of legislatures and city councils, said Shaikhutdinov.
Decided to watch together
Also at the meeting discussed the issue of election observation. Suraykin noted that voting will take place almost 100 thousand precinct election commissions. Alone to cover such a volume neither one of the parties, he added.
“The only way is to consolidate the efforts of non-parliamentary parties, especially close in ideology, to prepare the corps of observers”, – said the leader of “Communist of Russia”.
Duma elections held on 18 September 2016 under a mixed system: 225 deputies will be elected on party lists, yet the same in single-mandate constituencies.