Answering the question, when the helicopters will cease to deliver ballots to remote areas, Kachanov recalled that in the framework of the national programme “Digital economy” broadband Internet access will be provided including hard-to-reach areas.
“To date 2021-22 years, including in remote offices should be a stable connection with sufficient quality to participate in distance voting,” – said the Deputy Minister.
According to him, the portal through which students can apply to participate in remote electronic voting and voter identification, will withstand the increase load.
Kind of stress test the resource passed in may after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the benefits for children from 3 to 16 years. “We have instead of 97 million was from 117 million users,” said Kachanov. – From the point of view of the portal, it was a difficult test”.
“If we talk about remote voting, the portal is able to cater for so many voters. You have enough power, means of ensuring of information security, we will improve. So the answer is: Yes, ready to sustain”, he added.
Remote e-voting (deg) was first used in Russia in the past year – in three districts of Moscow on elections of deputies of city Parliament. This year, the rate of deg was included in the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens, now it can be used in the elections of different levels.
during the national vote on constitutional amendments online voting takes place June 25-30 in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. Of the application it filed nearly 1.2 million inhabitants of the two regions. All in all, Russia have active suffrage over 108 million citizens.