The CEC has specified the procedure of voting at the place of stay in the presidential elections


MOSCOW, November 1. /TASS/. The Central election Commission of Russia approved the procedure for submission of application for inclusion in the voter list at the place of location in the presidential elections, in particular, the Russians will now have more time for applying to precinct election commissions (PECs). The corresponding decision was taken on Wednesday at a meeting of the Commission.

The new system of voting at the place of residence, not place of registration without absentee ballots was tested in a single voting day on September 10 in 20 regions, where the elected governors and deputies of the legislative Assembly. In the presidential election this system will operate throughout the country, the CEC expects that the new features of the voting will benefit millions of people.

The draft regulations for submission of applications was adopted by the CEC based on 11 October, and on Wednesday finally approved.

The deadline in the territorial election commissions, multifunction centres and through the portal of public services remain the same not earlier than 45 days before the election and not later than five days before the election. In any Wick before you could submit an application not earlier than 10 days and not later than five days before voting day. In the presidential elections in March 2018 PECs will begin to accept applications for 20 days before voting day.

The CEC explained that during the last regional campaigns, most applications were submitted in the election commissions.

Presidential elections will be held in March 2018, the campaign will be officially launched in the period from 7 to 17 December.

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