At most polling stations of Moscow use the PEC protocols with a QR code

MOSCOW, March 15. /TASS/. More than half of all polling stations in Moscow on presidential elections of the Russian Federation will adopt the technology in the manufacture of protocols of precinct election commissions with the QR code. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Moscow city election Commission on Thursday.

As said the member of Moscow election Committee, the CEC granted the right to election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation to determine the list and numbers of polling stations, where it can apply the technology of manufacture of protocols of precinct election commissions a machine readable (QR) code.

“Given the positive experience of the experiment, which was applied in Moscow in September 2017 for municipal elections are invited to take a decision on the application technology of protocols of precinct election commissions with machine-readable code in all precinct election commissions of Moscow, with the exception of those areas where there are complexes of processing of ballots (COHIBA),” – said Deputy Chairman of Moscow election Committee Yury Yermolov.

He said that only in Moscow 3620 polling stations, 1557 of them are installed complexes of processing of ballots (COHIBA), the remaining 2063 technology would be a machine readable code. “A very useful innovation of the CEC. Protocols in the preparation pass the test automatically control. Avoids errors like the protocols in the system,” he said.

Full readiness

As have informed on Thursday to journalists by the Chairman of Mothersurname Valentin Gorbunov, all polling stations are completely ready to elections of the President of the Russian Federation on March 18. “Moscow in terms of technical equipment are ready for elections of Russian President. All parts are ready, equipped with the necessary equipment, telephones and computer equipment. Moscow is ready for the elections and we are waiting for Muscovites March 18, at polling stations from 8:00 to 20:00” – said Gorbunov.

Deputy head of the public headquarters for the observation of presidential elections in the capital, the Moscow city Duma Chairman Alexei Shaposhnikov also noted the full readiness of the capital for the elections.

“If to speak about readiness of Moscow to conduct the election of the President of Russia, the city is completely ready. During today’s working meeting this was reaffirmed by the representatives of the Executive authorities, the Moscow city election Commission, territorial election commissions and the head of the Public headquarters for the observation of elections”, – he said.