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Local election in Belarus: No candidates in 10 thousand constituencies

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More than 7.7 thousand people are running for seats on local councils, with about a half of them current deputies, Central Election Commission reports. 

There is 11 days left to form 18111 constituencies in Belarus. It means that more than 10 thousand constituencies do not have any candidates at all!

96% of the registered candidates are aged above 30. There are only 337 young people among the contenders.