The CEC will spend 500 million rubles on upgrading of complexes of counting of votes

Pamfilova does not exclude that the procurement will be carried out the winner of the competition among domestic producers of relevant equipment.

“We plan to hold a competition among manufacturers and to start a long term program to equip new equipment, all 95 thousand polling stations, that the manufacturer was promising, and the quality is good,” — said the head of the CEC, responding to a question .

Pamfilova said that it is not about “simultaneous actions” and “stretch for decades” the upgrade process will not. Pledged for this purpose funding is about 500 million rubles, said the Chairman of the Central election Commission, is a resource is mainly obtained by the inner optimization. “So I would like to buy equipment with optimal price and quality,” she said.

CEC Chairman noted that the main problem is
the lack of supply of domestic producers. “Time has been lost, a few years questions related to technical equipment of Cohiba, do not engage. Those who produce them, degraded, the production closed, there was no demand, did not and proposals,” she added.

According to Pamfilova, currently the CEC is assessing the market. “Now gather all the people, would not allow the monopolist was twisted impossibly prices. I would like to at least partially solve the issue for the presidential elections in 2018”, — said the Chairman of the CEC.