Commissioner for human rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova, who leaves the post in connection with entering into the composition of the Central election Commission, declared readiness to become the head of the CEC if she will be offered the position. Such a statement she made on Friday, March 25, the journalists.
“The fact that I went to CEC in any capacity I am willing to work there”, — quotes the words Pamfilova to “Interfax”, it said in the answer to the question whether it is ready to head the CEC, if she gets such an offer.
March 25, the state Duma adopted the resolution on early release Pamfilova from the office of the Commissioner for human rights in Russia in connection with its entering into the composition of the CEC. Powers Pamfilova at the post of the Ombudsman, according to the document, will expire on 28 March. On this day there will be the first meeting of the new composition of the CEC.
In early March Pamfilova was included in the composition of the CEC of Russia by the decree of the President of Russia. Then the sources of TASS noted that Pamfilova, probably, will become the Chairman of the Commission. A source close to the Kremlin confirmed this assumption. Appointment to this position is authoritative, including in human rights circles, the figure is a continuation of the way to transparent and competitive elections, he said.
The current head of the CEC Vladimir Churov in the new composition of the Central election Commission has not got.