The CEC of the Russian Federation will discuss with the regions the preparations for the elections to the state Duma at the meeting in Crimea


MOSCOW, October 21. The Central election Commission (CEC) of Russia will sum up the results of uniform day of voting and will start the preparations for the elections to the state Duma at the meeting with heads of the regional commissions in Crimea, which will last from 21 to October 21.

All-Russian meeting will be held in Yalta and Sevastopol.

The forum opens with a plenary session in Yalta, which will be the Chairman of the CEC Vladimir Churov, Deputy chairmen Leonid Ivlev and Stanislav Vavilov, Commission Secretary Nikolai Konkin and other members of the CEC.

As reported in the press service of the CEC, it is expected that the event will be attended by the presidential envoy in Crimean Federal district Oleg Belaventsev, the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov, the Governor of Sevastopol Sergey menyaylo and other Crimean officials.

On the second day of the meeting will be moved to Sevastopol. There will be held a round table on “Topical issues of organization and holding of elections according to the results of the single voting day on 13 September”.

As previously reported by the Deputy Chairman of the CEC Leonid Ivlev, the round table will discuss the verification of the information that candidates provide the election commissions (including income, citizenship and criminal record), consideration of complaints and disputes during the election campaign, formation of election funds.

Special attention will be paid to the issue of cooperation with Sberbank in the opening of the candidates ‘ election accounts. “We want to ensure that the savings Bank has opened the account on the same day,” – said Ivlev.

The CEC promises “debriefing”

According to Ivleva, the meeting addressed to the heads of regional election commissions may sound criticism. “Criticism would be, and substantial,” he said.

The CEC Chairman recalled that in November-December this year, will pass planned rotation of structures in 70% of territorial electoral commissions.

“The one who violated rules, not obeyed the instructions of the CEC, admitted deviations from the laws, will never work in the electoral system”, – said Ivlev.

In addition, in 2016 will be reformed 63 Commission of the subjects of the country, he said.

Without “provocation” will not do

The meeting will end on October 23, business game, during which all the heads of regional election commissions will become employees of the precinct election Commission on election day.

“We want to create a situation model, then it would be filmed, which will be sent to all of the Commission”, – said Ivlev.

He added that during the game participants will have to deal with “provocations”. “Will played the scandalous episode with the removal of the observer,” – said the Deputy Chairman of the CEC, noting that, according to the law on elections of deputies of the state Duma, the removal of the observer at the Duma elections is possible only by court order.

Ivlev stressed that the meeting will be primarily of a practical nature. “We will introduce new legislation to identify the problems that arose,” said he.

In July of this year the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the law on the transfer of Federal parliamentary elections in 2016 with December on the third Sunday of September. Thus, elections to the state Duma of the seventh convocation will be held on September 18. For the first time in a long time, the election will be held according to the mixed scheme – 225 deputies elected in single-mandate constituencies, even 225 – on party lists. The schema “slicing” single-member districts, developed by the CEC, October 20, adopted by the state Duma.