Previously, the state Duma Committee for the control and regulation recommended the following amendment to the second reading. They were quickly made to the second reading of the bill, which generally regulates the procedure of collecting signatures for candidates and verification of signature sheets.

According to the text of the approved amendment, which was proposed in the “United Russia” during elections to bodies of state power, bodies of local self-government, and referenda “may provide the possibility of voting of voters, referendum participants by mail, and remote electronic voting”. The voting procedure also cases where it may be carried out, will establish the Central election Commission.

According to the decision regions, citizens can already vote by mail. On the regional level should be adopted for voting in the appropriate format. With regard to remote electronic voting, at the Federal level is not yet written.

the approved amendment also States that “remote e-voting is voting without the use of a newsletter produced on paper, using special software.”