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The Moscow city election Commission expects a high turnout in the vote in the capital

The Moscow city election Commission expects a high turnout in the vote on the Constitution in the capital, the amendments left no one indifferent, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the Commission Dmitry Reut.

"We expect a very high turnout because of amendment to the Constitution, probably, did not leave anybody indifferent, people are interested. These adjustments are very important for the country, people understand it. We are working to explain the content of the amendments. In numerical equivalents, the expected turnout is hard to call with something to compare, because this event is our first. On electronic voting, the elections to the Moscow city Duma it was above 90%, it says the highest interest, and it is in this form, so we expect a high turnout. If the person applying for this form of voting, it is likely that he will participate," said Reut.

He also noted that "mobile voter," which allows you to vote on the actual location, also have a positive impact on turnout. "Moscow is a big industrial, financial and scientific center, where many educational institutions. A lot of people in Moscow live, work, serve, learn, while remaining spelled out in other regions. "Mobile voter" in the first place will help these people, he is very significantly affected the increase in turnout. It is an additional guarantee for the people to exercise their right to participate in voting," said Reut.

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July. To participate in the distance learning format of voting can the residents of two pilot regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. Electronic voting will be held from 25 to 30 June.