In interview to Agency “Interfax” Pamfilova said that after the previous elections to the State Duma to protest came including “potential supporters of the ruling party, which fully felt by the manipulation of the electoral process”. She expressed confidence that the CEC will not allow it.
“We will do everything we can to the best of our ability and authority to prevent all those unsightly abuse, which in the previous campaign brought protesters to the streets,” – said Pamfilova.
The head of the CEC recognized that there are factors that go beyond the mandate of her Department. “It would be foolish and presumptuous to give any absolute guarantee,” – declared Pamfilova.
She also pointed out that Russia has recruited “dozens” of regions that are disadvantaged by irregularities in the election, however, was not informed about any of the areas involved. According to her, the CEC conducts an analysis of the various sources, the results of which will be rated dysfunctional from the point of view of elections of regions and taken preventive measures.
“Primaries, which held “United Russia”, and also given fertile material for thinking about where and what kind of violations can be that the user should avoid” – said Pamfilova.