Five regions have applied for remote electronic voting on the Constitution

Five regions expect to the remote electronic vote in the nationwide voting on amendments to the Constitution. Centrizbirkom received applications from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod region, and Krasnoyarsk region and Republic of Karelia.

on June 4 the members of the Commission going to approve the order of such remote voting and choose the regions, transfers TV channel “Russia 24”. As previously stated the head of Central electoral Commission, Ella Pamfilova, the electronic method can endorse a maximum of three regions.

Vladimir Putin proposed to amend the Constitution in the Federal Assembly in January. In March, the bill was passed by the state Duma and the Federation Council approved, then he was supported by the legislative assemblies of the regions. Originally the vote was scheduled for 22 April, but Putin has tolerated it because of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19. This week the President signed a decree on new date — July 1.