According to the Commission decision, if the budget cutting the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation will be able to reduce the costs of operation and development of the state automated system “Elections”.
MOSCOW, 22 Jan. The Central election Commission of the Russian Federation by 10% will reduce the costs of operation and development of the state automated system “Elections” (gas “Vybory”) this year, if the government will take a decision on sequestering of the budget, the relevant resolution was adopted at the Commission meeting on Friday.
Just as the resolution on activities of the Federal Informatization center of the CEC providing for the use, operation and development of gas “Vybory” in the case of budget cuts will be allocated about 3.7 billion rubles. Of these, about 1.4 billion pledged to the use and operation of gas “Vybory”, and 2.9 billion on the development of the system.
“We have reserved 10% for possible budget cuts. Federal centre of Informatization can count 3.7 (billion rubles) — and these decisions we have adopted today. In case of budget cuts will be on, we will take another decision by 400 million rubles, which will go towards replacing equipment that we have planned in two stages,” explained CEC member Anton Lopatin reporters after the meeting.
He recalled that the first phase is planned to be held in the first Federal campaign, the second — in the second Federal presidential election campaign.