Moscow has expressed readiness to transfer developments in electronic voting, the Central election Committee (CEC). This was announced by the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
— We are ready to give everything CEC, all our achievements, technologies, software. You know, in this respect, we fully opened, — said the head of the city, the TV channel “Russia 24”.
Also Sobyanin said that the turnout for electronic voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation amounted to 93 percent.
Earlier it was reported about the completion of e-voting in the capital and Nizhny Novgorod region. Citizens could vote online until 20:00 Tuesday, June 30. Overall registered 1 190 726. Including 1 051 000 inhabitants of Moscow.
Remote electronic voting for amendments to the Constitution of Russia was conducted in the period from 25 June to 30 June. It was attended by residents of Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region.
Voting on amendments to the Constitution
A nationwide vote on the constitutional amendments was originally scheduled for April 22. In the main law of the country it was proposed to make changes regarding the introduction of new requirements imposed by the President, Cabinet members and state officials of different level.
In addition, fixed social security, changing the terms of reference of the Parliament. Another amendment would allow the incumbent President to participate in the new elections for the chief Executive position of the country.
Later, the Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which the vote for adjustments to the basic law of the country postponed indefinitely in connection with the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19.
June 1, the President stated that the date of voting on amendments to the basic law of the country appointed on 1 July. While all participants will be provided with protective masks and gloves, they will also be given a disposable pen. To minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 will take a number of measures for safety of citizens.