The CEC will consider remote voting in the elections to the state Duma

The Central election Commission of the Russian Federation on Monday will consider the possibility of remote electronic voting in the elections to the state Duma, the agenda of the meeting, scheduled for July 27, published on the CEC website.

Previously this issue was scheduled for consideration at the meeting on Friday, however, the Deputy Chairman of the CEC Nikolai Bulaev asked to postpone it to Monday, when, according to him, will be agreed all conditions with the Ministry of communications and Rostelecom.

As stated at the meeting on Friday, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova, the Commission suggests the experiment on the electronic remote voting in September in the two regions.

Additional elections of deputies of the state Duma in single-mandate constituencies will be held in a single voting day in Kursk, Yaroslavl and Penza regions, and in Tatarstan. In accordance with the approved CEC list 13 political parties for the nomination of the candidate is not required to collect signatures of voters.

In Russia from 25 June to 1 July was the voting on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, in two regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod along with the usual was organized by e-voting. 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.