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MOSCOW, July 17 (Itar-Tass) - The Moscow Election Commission has turned down 34 hopefuls for the Moscow mayor's post, including Gleb Fetisov nominated by the Green Alliance, and Svetlana Peunova who intended to run from the Volya party. Both failed to collect the required number of signatures of municipal deputies in their support, Chief of the Moscow city election commission Valentin Gorbunov said on Wednesday.
The rejected applicants have failed to submit the required 110 signatures of municipal deputies from 146 municipal constituencies, which is the necessary condition to be registered a candidate in the election, Chief of the juridical department of the Moscow Election Commission Rima Kuznetsova explained. The necessary number of signatures have not been submitted, Kuznetsova said. The Moscow election commission has instructed the Savings Bank to annul the election bank accounts of both candidates.
The Moscow election commission turned down 32 more applicants for the status of a candidate in the mayor's election.
Earlier, a candidate's certificates had been issued in the names of Ivan Melnikov from the Communist Party, Nikolai Levichev from the A Just Russia party, Mikhail Degtyaryov from LDPR, Sergei Mitrokhin from Yabloko, Acting Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin and candidate from the opposition RPR-PARNAS party Alexei Navalny.