Pamfilova: voting by mail will not be

During the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of Russia the technology of carrying out it via the mail will not be used. This was announced today Chairman of the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova. Live stream of the CEC meeting led the TV channel “Russia 24” and the website Вести.Ru.

“We have studied international experience, he was convinced that wherever it goes, it is accompanied by the usual scandals: it is impossible to monitor, control. We are on the national ballot rejected for themselves the vote by mail,” — said Pamfilova.

According to her, this type of voting causes issues and epidemiological point of view. However, in the future the technology of voting by mail may be relevant for certain Russian regions, said the head of the CEC.

a Nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation will take place on 1 July. The corresponding decree President Vladimir Putin signed June 1, following the meeting with the heads of the CEC, the CPS and members of the Commission, which collected the proposals of the citizens.

the Law gives the opportunity to vote by mail and remotely, the state Duma adopted in may. Now this method of voting can be used in the conduct of elections to bodies of state power, bodies of local self-government and for a referendum.