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Ended electronic voting on amendments to the Constitution

Remote electronic voting for amendments to the Constitution ended in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region.

Electronic voting started on June 25. Residents of Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region were able to vote online until 20.00 on Tuesday.

According to the headquarters for monitoring ballot, only the electronic vote registered 190 1 726 1 051 000 - inhabitants of Moscow. Tentatively, the turnout in e-voting in the capital exceeded 91%. In the Nizhny Novgorod region on the electronic vote registered 139 571 people, five days voted 122 815 - 87,99%.

Those who are enrolled in the electronic registry of voters, but did not have time to vote online, will be able to come to your site at the place of residence from 1 July to vote in the traditional way.

As reported in the headquarters, data about failures in the electronic voting system have been reported, but some users have observed technical difficulties. Thus, according to the official representative of the headquarters for the supervision of Alexander Asafov, the system tried to attack, but these attempts were reflected and had no effect on the vote, after the system was transferred to a special regime of protection.

For the first time electronic voting was used in Moscow in the elections to the Moscow city Duma in 2019 in the three constituencies. Then the turnout was 92.3%, the vote was found to be successful.

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, President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July.