Yaroslavl “the Apple” will get the admission on elections
In anticipation of consideration by the Constitutional court (CC) of the complaint of the Yaroslavl branch of Yabloko in the regional election law the legislative Assembly has decided to exclude the contested norm. In the summer of 2018, she allowed the “Communists of Russia” and the LDPR to achieve in court of cancellation of registration of the list of “Yabloko” in the elections to the Yaroslavl regional Duma. The deputies expect to inform the COP on bringing regional legislation into conformity with the Federal before the meeting on the complaint of “Apple”.
Vice-speaker of the Yaroslavl regional Duma Nikolay Alexandrite and Anton corporals (both from “United Russia”) offered to rewrite PP. 1 clause 1, article 46 of the law “About elections in public authorities and local self-government of municipal formations of Yaroslavl region” so that the number of territorial groups in the list might not match the number of constituencies in the respective electoral district.
Rule of law obliges parties to nominate candidates in all 25 affinity groups, and the proposed amendments will close a total of 20 groups, provided if they are nearby.
In the explanatory note to the bill States that it is prepared to bring regional legislation into conformity with the Federal. Amendments were made to the legislative Assembly on 6 February, and on February 8 they were approved by the relevant Committee.
The source “” in regional Duma binds such a hurry with the upcoming COP meeting on the complaint of the Yaroslavl Yabloko in the regional election legislation. The judge Rapporteur appointed ex-the head of electoral Committee of Primorski territory Sergey Knyazev, the date of hearings is not appointed yet.
In 2018, the Yaroslavl regional court on the suit of “Communists of Russia” and the liberal democratic party has cancelled the decision of regional election Committee about the certification and the registration of the party list of Yabloko at the elections to the legislative Assembly on the grounds that “the Apple” has put forward candidates only in 23 territorial groups. “Hurry (to approve the amendments.— “B”) that the COP, to inform” — said the source “b”. The bill, he said, will be taken at a meeting of the Duma on February 15.
The head of the regional branch of Yabloko Oleg Vinogradov sure that the amendments to the law on elections are taken because of the complaints “Apple” COP. “United Russia got a kick from the presidential administration that the law is unconstitutional. Them and said, “So as not to shame the COP Sami bring it in line” a”, — he said.
“Apple” in 2018, tried to appeal the decision of the regional court about cancellation of certification and registration list in the Supreme court (SC), referring to the decision of the constitutional court in 2008 on the complaint of the Vologda branch of the PCA on the same norm of the regional law. Then the COP recognized the unconstitutional norm, allowing to refuse registration of the list of candidates if the number of regional groups was less than statutory as a result of retirement a small number of candidates, and not providing for “a reasonable reduction in the number of regional groups”.
The resolution stated that the Vologda deputies violated “the priority of Federal law” and limited the electoral rights of citizens.
Despite this, the aircraft in August 2018 counted Yaroslavl law relevant Federal, and the decision of the constitutional court in the Vologda business — not applicable to Yaroslavl. The COP in 2008 looked at the situation of withdrawal of candidates from the lists, and the elections in the Yaroslavl regional Duma lists for the two territorial groups were initially empty.
Alexander Romanov, Yaroslavl