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Article 180

Nomination of a Candidate for Presidency.

180.1   Political parties, blocks of political parties and citizens having suffrage can nominate candidates for Presidency in conformity with Articles 53 and 54 of this Code.

180.2   Each citizen or citizens having suffrage can create an initiative group consisting of at least 100 persons for nominating candidates for Presidency.

180.3   Candidates for Presidency shall be nominated after the decision on the determination of the elections has been officially published.

180.4   After an initiative group, political party, block of political parties which have nominated a candidate for Presidency submits to the Central Election Commission the candidate’s application on his/her consent to be a candidate for Presidency, this application should indicate that the candidate meets requirements of Article 100 of the Constitution.