CEC counted 15 people willing to run for President
Moscow. 14 Dec. INTERFAX.RU IN the presidential elections can participate 13-15 candidates, said Thursday the Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina in the air “Russia 24” (VGTRK).
She noted that activity is already quite high among the contenders, “there are people more and less famous.” “You have to understand that we have more than 60 political parties, each of them has the right to nominate a candidate,” said Grishin. According to her, the electoral legislation of the Russian Federation guarantees equality of the election of all the candidates.
“All candidates must pass certain requirements, to receive some support from voters. If a candidate receives such support, he shall be guaranteed equal access to air, free air time, free print space, equal access to conduct outdoor advertising”, — said Grishin. She emphasized that the CEC of Russia will strictly enforce the principles of equality.