Moscow election Committee has registered Balakina candidate in mayors of Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite in fotobanka Balakin. Archival photoMoscow election Committee has registered Balakina candidate in mayors of Moscow© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite the image Bank

The Moscow city election Commission on Tuesday registered the former owner of the SU-155 Michael Balakina candidate in mayors of Moscow from party «Union of citizens» according to the decision of Moscow city court, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Now the capital’s voters have to choose one of five applicants for the position of mayor.

Mikhail Balakin has applied for registration as a candidate 112 signatures of the 111 districts at the required 110 signatures from different districts. On July 12 the Moscow city election Commission denied him registration because the Commission received complaints from three MPs, who asked not to consider their signature when considering the question of registration of the candidate. Later the Moscow city court declared illegal the refusal of the Commission, and a member of the electoral Commission Dmitry Reut told RIA Novosti that they intend to appeal until 30 July inclusive in the Supreme court decision requiring the Commission to register the former head of SU-155.

«It is proposed to adopt a decision to register a candidate for mayor of Moscow Balakina Michael D., born in 1961 put forward by regional branch of political party «Union of citizens», — said during the meeting, the member of the election Commission of Rome Kuznetsova.

During the meeting, the Committee members collectively took a decision on registration Balakina candidate.

The mayoral elections will be held in the capital on September 9. Earlier the Moscow city election Commission has registered four candidates for the position of mayor of the capital, they were Sobyanin, head of the municipal district Taganskaya Ilya Sviridov from «Fair Russia», Deputy of the state Duma Mikhail Degtyarev from the liberal democratic party and former state Duma Deputy Vadim Cumin from the Communist party.