Mironov did not support the idea of multi-day voting in elections
The spread of the practice of voting within a few days the elections will lead to increase of budget expenditures, said the leader of "Fair Russia" Sergei Mironov, commenting on the initiative of the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
Informed Matvienko has proposed to discuss the possibility of extending the vote for several days that applies in the General election on amendments to the Constitution, and the elections.
"I have to disagree with the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Voting in a few days for amendments to the Constitution is a forced measure. The government had to take such a step because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. I hope that in the future this won't be necessary", - said in a statement Mironov, presented to RIA Novosti by his press service.
The leader of the CP said that in Russia the vote in the elections is not a coincidence takes place in one day: "Elections are very costly, and any increase in the number of days for voting will lead to growth of budgetary expenses".
"The traditional form of voting, which is conducted in one day, a well-established, and I see no objective need to change this order," - said Mironov.
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed because of the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on a new date for voting on 1 July. Because of the need to take into account the epidemiological situation and the security of the population, it was decided that the Russians will be able to vote from 25 June to 1 July.