The incumbent President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has submitted to the CEC an application for registration of his initiative group for nomination for election 2020. About it reports a press-service Central election Commission of Belarus.
The head of the initiative group of Lukashenka specified Mikhail Orda.
As radio Svaboda was told by the Chairman of the Central election Commission of Belarus Lidia Yarmoshina, the initiative group of Lukashenka include more than 11 thousand people. In the previous elections in 2015, there were 10.5 million
The CEC of Belarus has received 14 applications for the registration of the electoral teams of presidential candidates. The application deadline is may 15.
Since 1994, the President of Belarus is Alexander Lukashenko. 1 March 2019, he said that he intends to run for another term.
The presidential elections in Belarus will be held on 9 August 2020. Initially, the Belarusian Central election Commission had planned to hold presidential elections on 30 August.
Representatives of some political forces believe that holding elections during a pandemic coronavirus “irresponsible and dangerous”, so refused the nomination of their candidates.
According to data of the Ministry of health of Belarus on 13 may, in the 146 patients with COVID-19. In total in Belarus was 25 825 cases of coronavirus infection, recovered 7711.