Before the election of the President of Ukraine left for two weeks. Therefore, the candidates for the presidency left in the race all the effort and money. However, not all candidates are campaigning voters legitimately. Journalists 24 channel found out, the politicians who most violate the rules of political propaganda and any cracks in the legislation contribute to this.
Contentious issues of election campaigning in the current presidential election a lot. And all because the law on elections of the President, they are not spelled out in detail. In addition, separate law on advertising in Ukraine is still there.
What is election advertising does not violate the law
In fact the one for which candidates paid for from the electoral Fund. She must have a special signature. It should be surname, name, patronymic, number of copies, printed where and who is responsible for the release campaign. Everything else is a violation.
But for the TV spots enough of the die with the name of the candidate. However, they should go in a separate section, marked “election campaign”. However, it appears on the channels only with the official start of the election campaign. All the political commercials until December 31, is nothing more than advertising of cough syrup. And the candidates are saved.
Early agitation outside of the electoral process are prohibited. But there is no legal definition of what early agitation. The same movie is not a political advertisement, tomorrow, after the registration of the candidate is already a political advertisement,
the analyst said party of the Finance of the movement “Honestly” Igor Feshchenko.
How is politicaly abroad
Ukraine is a commercial secret, who and how much spent on political advertising. But in the US, the Federal Committee gathers on its website all advertising contracts. There is information not only about the time and cost of advertising, but how many times have you shown a video.
All in order to follow the rules of equal time for advertising of candidates. We have it, but unlike the USA, formally.
What is considered political advertising
1. The President’s statements during the execution of their duties.
Legally official statements of the President are not political agitation, but in fact it turns out that way. For example, the current guarantor repeatedly abused their official preferences. In particular, giving promises in public speeches. All such statements and promises have the same propaganda subtext – vote for him in the election.
2. Movies with the face or voice of a candidate.
According to the law, campaigning is an activity to encourage voters to vote or not to vote for someone. But in Ukraine, all this is very approximate, because nobody regulates compliance with the law and not put in jail.
But in Lithuania, this did not stand on ceremony. For example, two years ago, before the parliamentary elections was the series of the ideal village “Summer in Nisei”. Local CEC stated that the positive character is similar to the candidate from the party “Union of farmers and green Lithuania” Ramunas Karbauskis.
Therefore, the CEC has obliged him to pay for the show as advertised at 50 Euro per second. The decision is still disputed in the courts.
We have the same gap in the law allow you to avoid responsibility. It happened with the series “a servant of the people” Vladimir Zelensky. Despite demands to remove it from the radio, or pay to the campaign Fund, he’s already finished shooting the third season and was preparing to release it just before the elections.
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