More than 87% of voters in the region voted in favour of amendments to the Constitution, opposed by more than 12%, reported RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the electoral Commission of Kuzbass Anastasia Suslova.
"Kemerovo region prior to the day of nationwide voting regarding approval of amendments to the Constitution entered into the five of regions-leaders on attendance and took second place among regions of Siberia. In the Kuzbass in only four days voted over 1,062 million people out of nearly 2 million voters, more than 50% ... change in the Constitution - it is a historical event, of course, important for Russia, its regions, and Russians. To Express their will on the amendments is the duty of every citizen. Kuzbassovtsy have made their choice", – told reporters the member of the Federation Council from the Kemerovo region, the Secretary of the Kuzbass regional branch of the party" United Russia" Alexey Sinitsyn.