Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that about 1.3 million residents of the capital have registered to participate in electronic voting in the State Duma elections. He said this during the marathon “New Knowledge”, RIA Novosti reports.

Earlier it was reported that Muscovites took part in online voting testing.

The State Duma elections will be held on September 17-19, 2021. The parties have approved their candidates in advance, as well as the programs with which they will run. The Duma is elected for five years according to a mixed electoral system. 225 deputies are elected by party lists, another 225-by single-mandate constituencies in one round.

In seven regions, voting will be held not only in person, but also remotely: in the Kursk, Murmansk, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov, Yaroslavl regions, as well as in Moscow and Sevastopol.