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Regions aspire to the maximum filter
Regions local laws on elections of governors continue to pass. The Rostov parliament plans to establish the maximum size of the municipal filter (quantity of signatures of local deputies and heads necessary for registration of the candidate) - 10 %. Thus self-promoted workers on elections will not be supposed. Bill consideration is planned for June, 9th. It has displeased opposition, however the head of committee of the legislation Alexander Ishchenko has declared that the law should become the first examination of Party members on a solvency . In the first reading the bill of elections of the governor last week was accepted by the Ryazan regional Duma which established the maximum filter of 10 % and has forbidden participation in elections of self-promoted workers.

on the ten-percentage filter the parliament of Dagestan which also has forbidden self-promoted workers has stopped also. The bill is accepted in the first reading. The head of electoral committee of republic Magomed Dibirov has explained the maximum size of the filter to that the overwhelming majority of subjects of the Russian Federation has stopped on 10 %. Disagreement was expressed by the deputy from Communist Party of the Russian Federation Magomed Magomedov who has declared that only the party in power can brag desjatinoj of support among deputies and heads .

the Stavropol regional thought during discussion in the first reading of the project brought by governor Valery Zerenkovym, has established the filter of 6 %. As the head of regional electoral committee Evgenie Damians has specified, it only 208 deputies . It is accurate calculation that without the permission an United Russia we cannot spend any candidate, after all even if the opposition will unite, can type no more than 5 % of voices - has declared the leader of fraction of LDPR Gennady Efims. With it Sergey Gorlo who has informed agrees spravoross that Party members intend to offer the amendments, resolving to participate in elections to the self-promoted workers who have collected 0,5 % of voices of deputies from municipalities.