District and territorial electoral commissions verify authenticity of signatures of voters.In doing so, at least 20 per cent of the number of voters’ signatures in the signature lists from the number of signatures required for registration of a candidate for deputy must be verified.
Authenticity of voters’ signatures in signature lists on elections of deputies is verified according to the order provided for by parts fifteen, eighteen and nineteen of Article 61 of this Code.If the signature list contains signatures of the voters not residing in the territory of electoral circuit, that signatures are not verified and accounted.
If the number of inauthentic voters’ signatures detected during verification constitutes more than 15 per cent of the number of signatures verified, another 15 per cent of electors signatures from the number of signatures required for the registration of a candidate for deputy shall be verified.
In case when the total number of inauthentic voters’ signatures found during verifications constitutes more than 15 per cent of the total number of the signatures verified in the signature lists, further verification of the signatures in the signature lists is terminated.
The circuit and territorial electoral commissions draw up protocols on the results of verification of authenticity of voters’ signatures in the signature lists.