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Table 31: Key candidacy requirements – Legislative power Country Armenia

Nomination Political party

Information on candidates Self-nomination

- charter of the party - decision of permanently functioning body - the electoral list - candidates’ written consent - receipt of financial deposit - statement certifying citizenship - copies of personal documents

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Same as for independent candidate, plus: - protocol of the supreme body on nomination - copy of the certificate of registration of the party - charter of the party - certificate stating that the candidate is a member of the party

Georgia

- application - signatures of supporting voters - copy of personal identification - 2 photos

Moldova

- record of the supreme or territorial body regarding nomination - list of candidates - biographical data - candidates’ consent to being nominated

Ukraine

- application for registration signed by the head of the party - charter of the party and registration certificate - decision of party’s higher body - list of candidates - candidates’ consent to being nominate - biographical data - receipt of financial deposit - 4 photos - photocopies of first and second pages of candidates’ passport of citizen of Ukraine

Other

Age

Alliance of political parties

Financial deposit

Income/property/ financial liabilities

No

8 000 times the minimum salary for proportional elections 1 000 times the minimum salary for majoritarian elections

- minimum 450 signatures - last year’s income information - information on property

Nominated by voters By a bloc of parties

25+

Not known

- application and consent - data on the person - income and property declaration - if needed, consent of leaving the position or terminating powers

For Chamber of Representatives – a group of electors no fewer than 10 persons For Councils of Deputies – a group of 3 to 10 persons

21+

No

An election bloc An initiative group of 5 members

21+

- petitions with required number of signatures

5 000 GEL*

18+

- declaration on: real estate, bank accounts, inheritance, income and certificate of not having legal limitation

21+

- declaration on: property, income, expenditure and financial liability -1 000 times the minimum salary

* 1 EUR corresponds to approximately 2,6 Georgian Lari

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Women’s political representation in the Eastern Partnership countries

Findings of the study

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Women's Political Representation in the Eastern Partnership Countries  

Council of Europe regional study. Published 15 December 2016.

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