Photo: AGN “Moscow”
High turnout in e-voting on the amendments to the Constitution explains the people’s trust. About it in conversation with “Tape.ru” said the Director of the International development centre of youth initiatives “Generation of Rights” Andrey Andreev.
He explained that pandemic coronavirus was the driver of digitalization available — not only in the field of trade and services, but also in the legislation that enshrines the relationship “at a distance”. “Electronic voting by the time of the plebiscite in 2020 has already had a legislative basis and experience “continuity”. It’s not a one-time experiment, and the development of the technology, proven and improved from last year, having obtained the required expert opinion,” — said the expert.
Andreev called e-voting is a logical offshoot of digital government services, which proved its relevance prior to and during a pandemic. “People choose not just citizenship, but also comfort, especially in the summer chart. But any disruption and provocation that occur on election and offline are to be corrected and the filing of cases according to category of offence”, — he stressed.
Earlier in June, IT Director of group of companies “Gazprom Stroytek Salavat” Anatoly Korsakov called the benefits of electronic voting over traditional. He believes that in the XXI century “is going to lower the paper” — savagery. Agreed with him the Director of the center for coordination of projects of digital economy of the Nizhny Novgorod region Vladimir Raspopov. “With confidence we can say that the online format of voting has great potential in comparison with the full — time form,” – said the expert.
A nationwide vote began on 25 June across Russia and will last until 1 July inclusive. It citizens are asked whether they approve the amendment to the Constitution. The Bulletin indicated the options “Yes” and “no”. Primary election day — July 1 — declared. 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.
Video, photo All from Russia.