The CEC told about the collection of signatures through the portal

During the election campaign in the three regions in electronic form through the portal of public Services was collected over seven thousand signatures in support of candidates, none of them were considered unreliable or invalid, said the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova.

She recalled that this campaign is an experiment for the collection of a part of signatures in support of candidates through the portal of public Services in the Chuvash Republic, Perm Krai and Chelyabinsk region.

"We collected more than 7,000 signatures in electronic form. In the Chuvash Republic and Perm Krai signatures collected via SPPS, submitted two candidates. They have collected the maximum possible for SPPS, the number of signatures. In the Chelyabinsk region, the innovation took advantage of five political parties and three candidates who were nominated in single-mandate districts," - said Pamfilova.

She added that no signature is collected through the portal of state services were not recognized by the commissions of unauthentic and (or) invalid.

"All the signatures were counted and the issues for them and the commissions were not available," - said the CEC Chairman.

She stressed that a mechanism was in demand, but it can be made technical corrections.

Single voting day in Russia will be held September 13, 2020.