“the Package of documents for registration of Alyaksandr Lukashenka as a presidential candidate adopted by the CEC,” – said on 2 July, the representative of the Commission, adding that the documents provided by the head of the initiative group of the President – the head of Federation of trade unions of Belarus Mikhail Orda.

Thus, the analysts, the current head of state became the seventh and last politician of the current election race have submitted documents to the CEC. Previously documents were accepted from the former head of the HTP administration Valery Tsepkalo, former Chairman of the Board of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko, who is in custody in the criminal case, former Deputy of lower chamber of Parliament of Belarus Anna Konopacki, co-chair of public Association “Tell the truth” Andrei Dmitriev, the Chairman of the social democratic party “Hramada” Sergei Ceresna and unemployed Svetlana Tikhanovski.

the meeting of the CEC on which decisions will be made about registration, scheduled for July 14, clarify news portals. By the way, the Commission, in addition to the submitted documents and the true signatures of citizens will be to consider violations of election laws during the collection of signatures, if any, will be identified.

a Little earlier, the CEC published information on the number of valid signatures in support of nomination of presidential candidates which was held in the Republic from 21 may to 19 June. As already informed “the UNION” candidates for the highest office in the country had to enlist the support of at least 100 thousand adult citizens of Belarus eligible to vote.

In the end, the electoral Commission has confirmed Viktor Babariko 165 744 signatures, Andrei Dmitriev – 106 841, Anna Konopacki – 146 588, Alexander Lukashenko – 1 939 572. Svetlana Tikhanovski confirmed 104 757 signatures from Valery Tsepkalo – 75 249, and Sergei Ceresna – 143 109. The validity of the signatures, said BelTA, were tested within ten days after the date of the signature sheets.

As previously reported, according to the schedule early voting will be held from 4 to 8 August, and the results of the Central election Commission shall sum no later than August 19. The second round, if necessary, is scheduled to be held no later than within two weeks, that is August 23.