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Article 28
 

Self-nomination of Citizens as Candidates on Local Elections

1. A citizens of Ukraine shall, on condition of adhering to the requirements provided for by Article 6 of this Law, have the right of self-nomination as a candidate for deputy of local rada, or as a candidate for the position of village, settlement, city chairman by means of filing to the respective constituency (territorial) election commission an application with a request to register him as a candidate, no later than 40 days prior to the day of elections.

2. A list of citizens of Ukraine, who reside in the territory of the respective election constituency, have suffrage rights and support the respective candidature, with an indication of surname, first name, patronymic, date, month and year of birth, place of residence, series and number of the passport or of another document certifying the identity of a citizen, shall be attached to the application. The accuracy of data regarding every citizen included in the list shall be certified by his/her own signature.

3. A person nominating his/her candidature respectively for the candidate for deputy of village, settlement, city (city of rayon’s importance) rada shall be supported by at least 6 citizens, of city (except for cities of rayon importance), rayon in city, rayon, oblast rada - by at least 25 citizens.

4. A person nominating his/her candidature as candidate for the position of village, settlement, city (city of rayon’s importance) chairman, shall be supported by at least 26 citizens, and of city (except for city of rayon’s importance) chairman - by at least 51 citizens.