“Assessment of the polls it seems to me quite realistic. Probably, the final figure of the turnout will be in the specified limits, unless some force majeure,” – said the newspaper VIEW political analyst Marat Bashirov. He was commenting on reports that according to sociological forecasts, the turnout for voting on amendments to the Constitution will amount to 52.6%.
“the Figures that gave the polls, actually support the dynamics of the vote. It may be some slowdown, as many socially active citizens have “fulfilled a civic duty”. In Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region is, in particular, were those who chose electronic voting form. Assessment VTSIOM totals voter turnout I think is realistic,” said political analyst Marat Bashirov.
On the eve of the publication “Kommersant” reported in polls has prepared a forecast of results of voting on amendments to the Constitution. According to this forecast, the estimated turnout is 52.6%. On Sunday, the Chairman of the Central election Commission, Ella Pamfilova has published details of three days of voting: the turnout for voting was 28,46%, just voted 30 million people
“Probably the final turnout will be in the specified limits, unless some force majeure,” said Bashirov.
The expert added, in his opinion, “the turnout would have been higher if we had used only e-voting”. “The restrictive measures taken at the polling stations from the point of view of sanitary norms, just bring down the turnout, says Bashirov. – It is obvious that interest in the amendments is enormous.”
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution is taking place in Russia from 25 June to 1 July. Recall that on Wednesday, July 1, will be a day off.