If citizens understand that elections in the state Duma honest, most open and competitive, then their interest will increase, says Secretary of the RF Public chamber Alexander Brechalov.
KRASNOYARSK, 18 Feb. Turnout in elections to the Duma will be higher, if they will be open and competitive, said at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum — 2016 Secretary of the Public chamber of Russia Alexander Brechalov.
In his words, independent candidates have a chance to get into power. He gave examples of victories in the elections to the municipalities in 2015, some public men who had no relation to any of the parties.
“Long have we lived in a situation when promises of the parties at variance with their actual deeds. If Duma elections will be as open as possible, there will be competition, if the citizens will realize that they are honest, the interest will increase”, — said Brechalov.