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Profile Committee of the state Duma approved an amendment to the bill on party funding, which proposes to increase the value of the votes of voters from 20 to 152 rubles. The law will be considered by the state Duma in the second reading on June 14, reports “Interfax”.
It is noted that the initiative also received the amendment, which proposes to apply the increase in the cost of voting against the next elections, the liberal democratic party and the Communist party after the elections of 2018 will be able to get for every vote not 20, and 152 of the ruble. Thus, the funding parties will increase by 7.6 times.
Another bill under consideration in the state Duma, proposes to give subsidies to political parties, which participated in the election of 2018, in the amount of 1.9 million rubles. This amount already takes into account the increase in the cost of voting from 20 to 152 rubles.
The authors of the bill specify that the funding will be allocated only to those parties that gained more than three percent of the votes. The explanatory Memorandum also notes that the cost of votes following the results of elections of deputies of the state Duma indexed three times, and the outcome of the presidential elections has not changed since 2008.
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