Doverennoe Litso

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Doverennoe Litso

 

a person who is nominated during the election campaign in the USSR for the Soviets of working people’s deputies and whose task is to acquaint the electors with the candidate for deputy. Doverennye litsa are appointed at the local preelection meeting, at which candidates are also nominated to a given soviet.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.