United Russia will introduce online voting in the primaries of the party in 2019

MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. “United Russia” intends to 2019 to implement a form of electronic voting during the primaries, said Friday Secretary of the General Council of party Andrey Turchak at a meeting with party activists of the Ivanovo regional offices.

“We took the decision to 2019 to implement a form of electronic voting during the preliminary intra-party voting in all regions”, – the policy quotes a press-service of United Russia.

According to him, it will be a single platform for all regional offices. “The Central Executive Committee of the party already engaged in implementing this task,” – said Turchak.

Secretary of the General Council recalled that the proposal for the introduction of electronic forms of voting in the elections for the first time came at a meeting with representatives of the regional branch of the party in Vladivostok. He noted that the time to launch this mechanism in the current year very little, because there should be developed a special software product. However, suggested Turchak, voting online will turn out to be tested in some pilot areas.

“I believe that this is really the future, because we live in the era of the development of the digital economy,” said Secretary of the General Council.