CVK is suspected of another fake candidate list

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Arnis Cimdars, chairman of the central election committee.

CEC chairman Arnis Cimdars said today in an interview with LNT program "900 seconds" to the Central Electoral Commission (CVK) that another falsification of documents has taken place with the list of candidates for the "On Alternative" party.

It has already been reported that CVK, at the request of a deputy candidate Arkadi Karijev, removed her from the list of political forces "On the Alternative" because he did not want to start the elections. In a statement to the committee, Karijev stated that he had not signed the candidacy, and after the committee had examined his submission, the committee concluded that the candidate's signature was different from that originally submitted to the party.

Cimdars said in the "900 Seconds" interview this morning that similar information was received from another candidate for an "Alternate" candidate who may not have signed the documents. However, this information will also be assessed by CVK and then taken by the correct decision.

"Therefore, we have concerns about the list of political forces" About alternatives ", but in general the list can not be punished because it is an individual responsibility and the candidates can not be held liable for the behavior of the dishonorable candidates", said Cimdars.

The question of whether such cases have been before, Cimdars replied that the forging of documents never happened, because such cases can certainly be regarded as an attempt to falsify elections themselves.

"I am convinced that there are no problems with the other graphs, although such a case shows the value of loss in society," added Cimdars.

As previously reported, Cimdars has previously stated that there is a potential forgery of electoral documents in this case, CVK will turn to the police for this case.

At the same time, the CVK explained the issue of removing the candidate from the candidate list for the candidacy of the "From Heart to Latvia" party in the Riga constituency for two days. Their CVK has information from the Information Center of the Ministry of the Interior (CEE) that it is subject to the limitation of the Saeima Election Law that excludes the appointment of candidates for election to the Saeima and the election of persons who are punished for deliberate crimes, with the exception of those who have been rehabilitated or whose conviction has been extinguished or removed.

Sadovsky explained during the meeting that the information about his criminal conviction was deleted in the United Kingdom, where it should be deleted in a written form to make changes to the Latvian register. The CVK has decided that representatives of the Information Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will also be heard on this issue at the next meeting.

The 13th Saeima elections will take place on the first Saturday of October.

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