Withdrawn candidates have not been struck off the ballot
13:30, — Politics
Candidate Vladimir Romanovsky of the UCP, which has been withdrawn from the elections on September 15, is still not removed from the ballot at precincts of Minsk South-West electoral district number 99.
Letter with notification about this fact was received by the Commission on September 17 at 16.00, but, in violation of the law, his name remains on the ballot, informs the press service of the United Civil Party.
In Bobruisk district number 78 is still not removed from the ballot a candidate from the UCP Matvej Khatari, who was withdrawn by the Congress on September 15; a certified letter, which informs about this fact, was immediately sent to the address of the district commission.
When they duplicate this document by fax from the office, the district commission refused to strike out a candidate, arguing that it barely sees the stamp.
In the city of Ivie a UCP candidate Irina Davidovich was removed from the ballot only in the afternoon. But at the time the voting procedure has begun her name was already on the ballot. A certified letter, announcing the withdrawal, has been sent to the Ivie district number 53 on September 15.