Vitsebsk Election Commission Agrees on Transparent Ballot Boxes

17.11.2010 10:17
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Vitebsk regional electoral commission agreed to use transparent ballot boxes for voting in presidential elections in Belarus. This was stated by chairman of the regional parties "Fair World" Nikolai Selivashko, who made a relevant proposal. According to the opposition politician, it is now the sponsors to decide.

According to him, Vitsebsk residents are going to apply to the presidential candidate of the campaign «Tell the truth!» Vladimir Niakliaeu for funding the installation of transparent ballot boxes, the Belarusian service of Radio «Liberty» reports.

In addition to the leader of the campaign «Tell the truth!», having previously applied with a similar proposal to the CEC, Vitsebsk residents intend to apply to local entrepreneurs for finance assistance.

Apart from this, Nikolai Selivashko noted that dozens of transparent ballot boxes had been already installed in Vitebsk voblast: they had been previously used in local elections in the Haradski district and Chyhunachny district of Vitsebsk.