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MOSCOW, June 20 (Itar-Tass) - Station for gathering signatures in support for candidates of the Office of Moscow Mayor has opened at the Council of Moscow City’s Municipal Entities.
Electoral team of Moscow’s former mayor, Sergei Sobyanin who is taking part in the race as a self-nominee has submitted the signup lists with the names and signatures of the residents of Moscow in his support, the press center of the Council said.
Mikhail Degtyaryov, a nominee of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia and Sergei Mitrokhin, a representative of the Yabloko liberal party are expected to submit their signup lists Friday.
Alexei Shaposhnikov, the chairman of the Council of Municipal Entities said more than twenty municipal deputies used their right to put their signatures in support of one or another candidate on the day the station was opened.
To get registration as a candidate in an early mayoral election, a person is expected to pass the so-called municipal filter, which means that he or she should gather no less than 110 signatures of deputies of 146 municipal entities.
All in all, Moscow City’s municipalities have 1,810 municipal deputies and each of them has the right to give support only one candidate.