61 Political Parties’ Representatives Included into Electoral Commissions 12:32, 12/12/2002
In course of the formation of the territorial electoral commissions for holding elections into the local councils of deputies, they managed to attract the maximum wide spectrum of the political society, claims the CEC secretary of Belarus Nikolai Lozovik. According to him, at present Belarus set up 1,673 commissions: 1,440 in the provinces, 78 – in towns and 117 – district ones. In total 13,448 people are engaged in their activities throughout the country. 72,6% of the commissions’ members are females. Only 11% of the commissions’ members are under 30 years of age. Lozovik added that political parties are represented by 61 individual: 21 from the Communist Party of Belarus, 19 – Party of Communists of Belarus, 5 – Narodnaya Gromada, 11 – Liberal-Democrats, 2 – Agrarian Party, 1 – UCP, Belarusian Patriotic Party and Social-Democratic Party of national reconciliation.