MOSCOW, February 22. The Commissioner for children’s rights in Moscow region, TV presenter Oksana Pushkin has applied to participate in the primaries of “United Russia” on selection of candidates for elections to the state Duma. This was reported by the press service of the Moscow regional branch of the party.
In the release clarifies that Pushkin, in case of victory in the primaries, plans to run in Odintsovo single-mandate constituency.
“Analyzing is what I do every day, I came to the conclusion that in my current work as Commissioner for children’s rights in Moscow region I do not have certain laws amended. I go to the polls for the sake of those with whom I work today”, – quotes Pushkin press service.
The decision on registration of the party primaries must be made within five days after filing.
February 15 at “an United Russia” has started the nomination for participation in preliminary voting by selection of candidates on elections in the state Duma. Till April 15, must have completed the registration process of participants. The primaries will be held across the country on may 22. They will be secret and rating. This means that each voter can vote for one candidate, but for multiple in each list. The party leadership hopes that this will help to identify opinion leaders. Directly on the eve of the primaries, the candidates will meet with voters and other campaign events and participation in them is mandatory. The results of the primaries will be determined by the candidates of the party in the electoral list and single-member districts.
The primaries of the party “United Russia”. Dossier