In Khakassia found the illegal election propaganda in the newspaper of the region

© Fotolia / fragolerosseГазеты. Archival photo.In Khakassia found the illegal election propaganda in the newspaper of the region© Fotolia / fragolerosse

The working group of electoral Committee of Khakassia on information disputes after the complaint of the candidate for the position of head of the Republic Valentin Konovalov on a number of media revealed in a national newspaper violation with the signs of the election campaign and recommended to bring the publication to administrative responsibility, is told in the message of the CEC of the Russian Federation on results of visit of representatives of agencies in the Republic of Khakassia.

«During his visit, the representatives of the CEC of Russia participated in the meeting of the working group of the electoral Commission of the Republic of Khakassia on information disputes and other questions of information support. They reviewed 10 submissions sent to the election Commission of the Republic of Khakassia authorized persons of candidate for the position of head of the Republic of Khakassia Valentina Konovalova… violations of electoral legislation were revealed in one of the rooms of the Republican newspaper «Khakassia»: the number of articles contained signs of pre-election campaign, including a direct call not to vote for the candidate Valentina Konovalova», — stated in the message.

The working group recommended that the electoral Commission of the Republic to send materials to the Yenisei Directorate of Roskomnadzor to solve the issue of bringing Newspapers to administrative responsibility.

The report also notes that according to the results of consideration of the Trustees Konovalova’s TV programs on different channels, which, in their opinion, contained negative information about the candidate, the working group did not find evidence of pre-election promotion, as in accordance with article 46 of the Federal law «On basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to participate in referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation» the publication of opinion polls is a kind of informing. However, the requirements of the Federal law was made by the broadcasting companies not in full.

By results of consideration of the working group recommended that the electoral Commission of the Republic of Khakassia to make broadcasters «Khakassia» and «national television network» a warning about the need for strict compliance with electoral legislation.

Previously nominated by the Communist party Valentin Konovalov is the only candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Khakassia the second round of elections is scheduled for November 11. In the first round on 9 September was attended by the acting head of Khakassia Victor Zimin (received 32.42% of the vote), Konovalov (44,81%), Andrey Fishin from the CP (at 11.23%) and Alexander Mahar from the Party of growth (6.61 percent). Later Zimin withdrew from the elections, and then became known as Filyagin, which was to participate in the second round along with Konovalov, withdrew his candidacy. The second round of elections was scheduled for October 21. October fifteenth candidate, Maher said that will not participate in the runoff election, calling and Konovalov to refuse to participate.

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