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The Central election Commission (CEC) received 115 complaints of forced voting on amendments to the Constitution of Russia. This was stated by the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova, reports TASS Sunday, June 28.
“We have increased the number of cases of possible coercion. We are now promptly that may themselves consider, that it sent to the appropriate head of a subject and parallel to prosecutors,” — said Pamfilova.
The head of the CEC noted that the majority of complaints related to forced turnout for the vote. People complain about the use of so-called “administrative resource”. Complaints of coercion to vote for a certain result, according to Pamfilova, there are only two. “I hope that such complaints will no longer be”, — she said.
June 25 started a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution. Primary election day — July 1 — declared. Total voting across the country will be more than 96,5 thousand plots. As of June 28, more than 30 million Russians took part in the vote.
Among the proposed amendments, the priority of Russian on international law and the right of the incumbent President of Russia to be re-elected for a new term and at the end of two presidential terms before the changes come into force. All the proposals approved by the constitutional court, the state Duma, the Federation Council and regional parliaments.
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