Far East residents to vote on the amendments to the Constitution

Far East residents to vote on the amendments to the Constitution.

A nationwide vote will take place on July 1, however the opportunity to vote for the Russians have with June 25.

Voting takes place at all polling stations opened in the Sakhalin region.

"The region has prepared 451 polling station - 309 of them are permanent, 8 temporary (in places of temporary stay of citizens) and 134 - are sailing vessels. All the members voting, members of election commissions, observers, media, police, are on the ballots, are provided with personal protective equipment. The opening of the polling stations was held without violations", - told RIA Novosti the Chairman of the regional electoral Commission Victoria Cherkasova.

According to the electoral Commission, ahead of time in the region voted about 4 thousand inhabitants in remote areas and nearly 1.7 thousand people on ships. Also received over 10 thousand applications for home voting, the CEC allowed because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection.

Voting takes place every day from 25 June to 1 July 2020 from 8.00 to 20.00. The election Commission of the Sakhalin region phone of the hot line on the issues of the electoral legislation .

In the Sakhalin region is currently home to more than 488 thousand people, including the right to vote in this year have 375 333 citizen.

In Primorye acts 1299 46 stationary and temporary polling stations. In addition, 205 places to vote-equipped military, cargo and fishing vessels. Order seaside polling stations following public observers – a total of about 5 thousand people.

The Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako voted together with his wife, said the regional government. "Oleg Kozhemyako early voted on the question of amending the Constitution of Russia. The head of the region shared his opinion on the proposed amendments on Thursday, June 25, at polling station No. 727 of Vladivostok", - reported the government.

According to Kozhemyako, which are contained in the message, today the state faces new challenges, and therefore need to be amended, "which will allow the document to meet the modern requirements and needs of the people."

In Khabarovsk territory more than 11 thousand voters applied for voting outside the polling stations, they will organize collective venues in the courtyards of homes and public places.

It is noted that a statement on the organization of such a vote can be submitted to the precinct election Commission at the place of registration to 17.00 (10.00 GMT) on 1 July. Voting on amendments to the Constitution will last until 1 July. The polls will be open from 8.00 to 20.00. To ensure order and safety on sites will be on duty about 2 thousand police officers, of Regardie and private security organizations.

It is reported that the region also continues early voting in remote and inaccessible areas, which was attended by about 1.5 thousand people.

It is noted that voting is conducted in compliance with sanitary requirements. PEC members and vote acquired more than 800 thousand disposable masks, the same pairs of gloves, disposable gowns, antiseptic, non-contact thermometers. All stations are equipped for disinfecting hands, paragraphs temperature control, the entrance is placed a disinfection mats.