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August 30, 2019, the regular meeting of the CEC of Russia.

On the preparations for the single day of voting in Zabaykalsky Krai

Chairman of the electoral Commission in Zabaykalsky Krai Svetlana Sudakova noted that in Transbaikalia there are two regional election campaigns and many municipal. Made the ballots.

“In recent years, attention is confined to elections of the Governor of Zabaykalsky Krai, – said Svetlana Sudakova. Only nominated nine people, five of them in the self-nomination and four from political parties. The working group examined all the documents submitted for registration. By results of work of the regional electoral Commission decided to register the four candidates. Their names on the election ballot”.

According to Svetlana Sudakova, in mid-August the media began to be published that the deputies and heads of municipalities put their signatures in support of candidates, allegedly, not quite knowing for whom they subscribe.

“After the inspection, can say that Election Commission in Zabaykalsky Krai there is no reason to doubt the authenticity of the sheets of support or validity of the documents. No requests from members or chapters, which would have challenged his signature, the Commission has not received,” – said Svetlana Sudakova.

About digital service of application to vote at home

The representative of the Ministry of communications Galina Stashevska spoke about a new digital service on the portal “public Services”, providing the opportunity to apply for voting outside the premises for voting.

“The new digital service designed for citizens who for health reasons or disability cannot attend personally the polling station on the voting day, – said Galina Stashevska. They can use this service and to invite the home members of the precinct election Commission with a portable box for voting”.

In the personal offices of users of the portal “public Services” have recently appeared on the “My polls”, where a citizen can know which a vote will be held in the near future to find the address of the polling station and to see the list of candidates. Click the button to apply for voting at home is in the section “Your polling place”. The user must fill out an application and specify the reason why he can’t personally come to the polling station.

The case status is reflected in the personal account. As of 13:00 Friday on the portal “public Services” received 458 applications.

“This confirms the relevance and usefulness of service to our citizens who cannot personally go to the polling station,” – said Galina Stashevska.

“An electronic application to vote at home was the eighth digital service from those of the CEC of Russia was launched this year in cooperation with the Ministry of communications, – said Nikolay Bulaev. – The last, the ninth, will be the service of informing about the results of voting.”

Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina said that the regional electoral commissions directed the temporary regulation of this service.

“To the precinct election Commission received information on the statement, a number of actions across the vertical of election commissions, – said Maya Grishina. – Through the state services portal applications can be submitted until September 4, inclusive. Those who cannot or does not want to use the electronic service may, until 14:00 on 8 September to contact your precinct Committee person or on the phone. On the day of voting members of the Commission who conduct voting at home, ask the voter to confirm the oral appeal with a written statement in the prescribed form”.

On all-Russian competition for the best work on voting rights

Amendments to the Regulation on all-Russian competition for the best work on the electoral law and electoral process, increasing legal and political culture of voters (referendum participants), the organizers of the elections to bodies of state power, bodies of local self-government in the Russian Federation and participants of election campaigns. Decided to hold a competition from 30 August 2019 to 31st July 2020.

“We found it necessary to clarify the requirements of the nomination “Creative cyclone”: restricted duration of the clips that we will present, up to 90 seconds and said that these videos are aimed at advocacy, promotion of legal culture improvement, the motivation to participate in the elections,” – said Maya Grishina.

Also the Secretary of the CEC of Russia noted that the author of the competition work can only be a citizen of the Russian Federation, who studies or works in the Russian educational organizations. Applications for participation are accepted until November 1.

The competition is held in conjunction with the Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, Ministry of education of Russia, Federal Agency for youth Affairs, election commissions of subjects of the Russian center for training election technologies under the CEC of Russia, the Russian Foundation for free elections.

On handling complaints

Central election Commission of Russia refused satisfaction of the complaint of S. I. Malkina the decision of the Election Commission of the Moscow region of August 22, 2019 No. 142/1386-6 and the decision of the territorial election Commission of the Pushkin district on August 5, 2019 No. 100/01.

The CEC overturned the decision of the Saint-Petersburg electoral Commission of 22 August 2019№ 134-13, 134-10, 134-18, 134-17, 134-16, 134-15, 134-14, 134-12, 134-11 and ordered the Commission to reconsider complaints A. Caraway, M. V. Braginets, D. I. Spiridonova, A. V. Pomorina, T. A. Melnikova, M. A. Litwora, A. G. Lee, A. V. Jedic, I. P. Gasper and make a decision on the merits taking into account the findings of the CEC of Russia not later than September 2, 2019.

Other issues

The Russian Central election Commission decided to entrust the precinct election commissions of polling stations No. 807 and 808 formed on the territory of Khabarovsk Krai to conduct the voting and counting of votes on election of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation, the authority for the preparation and conduct of elections of deputies of the Legislative Duma of Khabarovsk Krai.

Amendments to rules of organization of voting at polling stations digital and the use of technology for voting at the digital polling stations in the city of Federal value of Moscow in the elections held on 8 September 2019.

A change in the Order of submission of application for inclusion of voter, referendum participant into the list of voters, referendum participants at the location of the election to bodies of state power of a subject of the Russian Federation, a referendum of subject of Russian Federation.

CEC has approved the technical requirements to the technical means for voting on the digital polling stations in the city of Federal value of Moscow in the elections held on 8 September 2019

Adopted as the basis for changes in the Instruction on clerical work in Central election Commission of the Russian Federation.

The CEC of Russia agreed on the technical transfer of the funds derived from operation of the State automated system of the Russian Federation “Vybory” in the individual property of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.

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