MOSCOW, December 25. /TASS/. TV host and journalist Ksenia Sobchak, who was nominated as a presidential candidate by the Civil Initiative party, has submitted documents to the Russian Central Election Commission.
Sobchak’s nomination was confirmed at the party’s session on December 23. She joined the party and its decision-making body, the political council.
The Russian presidential election will be held on March 18, 2018. According to the campaign schedule, candidates nominated by parties are obliged to provide documents required for nomination to the Central Election Commission before January 12. In order to be registered as a presidential candidate, Sobchak will have to collect at least 100,000 voter signatures in her support.