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Article 28
 

§ 28. Supplementary presentation of candidates for registration

(1) If the number of registered candidates in an electoral district is equal to or less than the number of mandates in the district, the rural municipality or city election committee shall propose to the electors and political parties to supplementarily present candidates for registration. Candidates who are supplementarily presented shall be registered not later than fifteen days before election day and shall be entered in the list of candidates in the electoral district.

(2) The requirements of §§ 26 and 27 of this Act shall be observed in the supplementary presentation for registration and registration of candidates.

(3) If, fifteen days before election day, the number of candidates in an electoral district is equal to or less than the number of mandates in the district, the rural municipality or city election committee shall adopt a decision concerning postponement of the elections for up to one month in the electoral district. In such case, the rural municipality or city election committee shall prepare and publish a schedule for holding the elections.