The offer of candidates in the new composition of the CEC, the process of collecting proposals to be completed by early February, said the head of the Committee of Federation Council on the Federal structure Dmitry Azarov.
MOSCOW, 25 Jan. The Federation Council will decide on candidates in the new composition of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation to 10 February, said the Chairman of Committee of Federation Council on the Federal structure Dmitry Azarov.
The mandate of the current CEC expires in March. The Commission is formed of five years, five candidates brought by the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and the state Duma. The Federation Council elects the CEC members from among the candidates presented by the legislative and Executive authorities of subjects of Federation.
“We continue to receive proposals from the regions on candidates in the new composition of the CEC. I think we will complete the process of gathering proposals by early February and will be able to discuss the issue at a meeting on 10 February,” said the Senator.
According to the regulations of the Federation Council, the vote on the appointment of CEC members is in secret mode. If more candidates than vacancies, there shall be preferential voting in two stages.