CEC justified the publication of the preliminary results of voting

the Results of voting on amendments to the Constitution are published online, but not after closing all areas in the interests of transparency and fairness, said the Deputy head of the CEC of the Russian Federation Nikolay Bulaev. Moreover, he continued, the protocols of precinct election commissions appear in system gas “Elections” once you have entered and to appear, they started already some time ago.

“We have to display the information when she became more three-dimensional, statistically, to avoid hasty conclusions on the basis of private, detailed and very non-systemic inputs”, — quotes the words bulaeva TASS.

for its part, the co-chair of the working group on preparation of amendments to the Constitution, the head of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Andrey Klishas said that the CEC did not violate any rules by publishing preliminary results before the end of voting in the country. “The CEC acts as legitimate,” — said Klishas.

According to the CEC of the Russian Federation, at 18:40 Moscow time the turnout in the country amounted to 64,88 per cent. After treatment 10.4 percent of the ballots, “for” the amendments to the Constitution voted 70,87% of voters, “against” — 28,10 percent.

In two regions: the Chukotka Autonomous district and the Sakhalin region, the counting of votes is completed. Accordingly, in Chukotka voted 80.3 per cent, against, to 18.6, on Sakhalin “for” — 74.8 per cent against 24.04 percent.

a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution passes from June 25, the main voting day on 1 July. This was done to counter the spread of coronavirus.