Press-release: Problems and Trends of the Electoral Campaign to State Duma 2007

29 октября 2007 г.

Problems and Trends of the Electoral Campaign to State Duma 2007

On October 31, 2007 at 12.00 in Informational Agency Rosbalt (Moscow, Skaternyi per. 4/2, p.1) Transparency International-Russia together with “GOLOS” Association will hold a press-conference on findings of long-term observation and monitoring of the administrative resource.

Press-release: Problems and Trends of the Electoral Campaign to State Duma 2007

Press-release:
Problems and Trends
of the Electoral Campaign to State Duma 2007

On October 31, 2007 at 12.00 in Informational Agency Rosbalt (Moscow, Skaternyi per. 4/2, p.1) Transparency International-Russia together with “GOLOS” Association will hold a press-conference on findings of long-term observation and monitoring of the administrative resource.

Transparency International Director – Elena Panfilova will present results of monitoring of administrative resource’s abuse in the course of Sate Duma Elections 2007. The findings include results of media monitoring and major cases of administrative resource abuse within the electoral process on federal level, as well as in particular regions.

GOLOS executive director – Lilia Shibanova and Association’s expert Alexander Kynev will give a short overview of the major findings presented in “GOLOS” preliminary statement on findings of the election monitoring. The statement covers period of electoral commissions’ formation, formation and registration of parties’ lists, cases of the abuse of the administrative resource, most common violations of the election law, and other.

Contacts:

Transparency International-Russia Center

Ekaterina Mamakina

Administrator

Phone: (495) 915 0019

lawyer@transparency.org.ru

“GOLOS” Association

Marina Dashenkova

Press-Secretary

(495) 917–90–91, 917–90–84, +7–916-886–18–07

press@golos.org