Izvestia: the Cabinet has not approved the transfer of the single voting day from September to October


MOSCOW, August 1. /TASS/. The Russian government supported the bill deputies of the party “Fair Russia” on the transfer of the single voting day from September to October. On Wednesday the newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the government review of the draft amendments.

Earlier, the deputies of the faction “Fair Russia” in the Duma introduced a bill to transfer a single voting day on the second Sunday of October. Now a single day of voting held on the second Sunday of September, in the year of elections to the state Duma simultaneously with the Duma elections on the third Sunday of September.

As writes the edition, the Cabinet believes that the bill is not applied “a required argument, supported by statistical and other comparative data with respect to the existence of negative aspects of the single voting day in the second Sunday of September.”

This year the single day of voting will be held on September 9. On this day in 22 regions held direct gubernatorial elections, in four subjects of senior officials will be elected by deputies of the legislative Assembly. In 16 regions the people will choose deputies of regional councils. There will also be about 6 thousand municipal elections.

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