Eighteen provinces suggested increasing the number of local deputies while five provinces plan to have self-nomination cases.
Concluding the event, Minister of Home Affairs Lê Vĩnh Tân said to ensure the best preparations between now and election day (May 23), central agencies must promptly answer questions by localities and issue detailed guidelines on key tasks before, during and after the election.
Representatives from Quảng Ninh Province asked the Government to issue instructive documents regarding voters meeting in areas affected by the pandemic. They also mentioned the need to publish a guidebook on the election in the pandemic period, especially in hotspot areas.
A representative of the Việt Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee said the document guiding the organisation of voters meeting will soon be available. Meanwhile, the committee also asked the national election council and Ministry of Home Affairs to issue documents relating to the responsibility of the units making candidate lists, the implementation of voting rights of voters in quarantine areas, and how ballot boxes would be sent to quarantine areas if needed. --VNS