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Article 20
 

Territorial Election Commission Authorities


1. A territorial election commission shall:


1) oversee the implementation of the provisions of the present Law and electoral legislation and also ensure their unified implementation on the respective territory;
2) organize preparation and conduct of elections, referenda on the respective territory;
3) submit proposals for consideration and approval to the Central Election Commission on layout and borders of polling stations and districts;
4) form and approve precinct election commissions members and publish information on their location in mass media;
5) inform people on addresses and telephone numbers of precinct election commissions;
6) organize operation of precinct election commissions related to preparation and conduct of elections, referenda on the respective territory and receive feedback from the precinct election commissions on issues related to preparation and conduct of elections, referenda;
7) provide legal, organizational and methodological as well as technical and logistical support to precinct election commissions;
8) oversee the provision of premises, vehicles, communication equipment to precinct election commissions, address other issues of logistical and technical support of elections, referenda;
9) create, maintain, update and verify lists of voters, referendum participants;
10) oversee the submission of the lists of voters, referendum participants for overall introduction and review;
11) administer the state funds allocated for preparation and conduct of elections, referenda, distribute these funds among the precinct election commissions and oversee the earmarked use of such funds;
12) ensure compliance with equal legal conditions for all candidates and political parties;
13) register candidates for local councils deputies, heads of local self-government executive authorities, lists of candidates, their representatives and issues them certificates of the approved standard pattern;
14) organize delivery of election and other documents to precinct election commissions;
15) recognize ballot results at specific polling stations as invalid in cases and procedure specified by the electoral legislation;
16) identify ballot returns and determine results of electing heads of local self-government executive authorities, deputies of local councils on respective territories in cases and procedure specified by the law regulating conduct of elections to local self-governments;
17) identify ballot returns of the election of the President, Jogorku Kenesh deputies, referenda;
18) submit protocols of the ballot returns and results of respective elections to the Central Election Commission;
19) register the elected deputies of local councils, heads of local self-government executive bodies and issue them certificates of the standard pattern;
19-1) early terminate powers of a deputy of local council if s/he submits a written statement of resignation or leaves his/her faction;
20) consider complaints and applications related to decisions and actions (inactions) of precinct election commissions, make related decisions;
21) arrange transfer of documents related to preparation and conduct of elections, referenda to the archive office or Central Election Commission;
22) submit a financial report on the budget funds allocated and spent for preparation and conduct elections, referenda;
23) when needed hire employees on labor contract basis to perform activities related to preparation and conduct of elections, referenda;
24) train members of precinct election commissions and reserve members;
25) execute other authorities under the present Law and electoral legislation.


2. Territorial Election Commission shall bear responsibility for non-performance or improper performance of its authorities in accordance with the legislation.