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The average turnout for voting on amendments to the Constitution in Russia for six days was 55,22 percent. These data revealed the Chairman of the Central election Commission, Ella Pamfilova, reports TASS.
According to her, this figure suggests that the chosen format was convenient for the population. “Such a high turnout indicates that given the opportunity to vote in a few days, the procedure, the voting was for people very comfortable,” — said Pamfilova.
Earlier it was reported that Russia completed the electronic vote on the amendments to the Constitution, which took place from 25 June to 30 June. To take part in it could the residents of two pilot regions — Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. It was noted that the turnout was of 93.02 percent of all students enrolled on e-voting.
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.
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