Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation held 156th meeting

10.05.2018

On 10 May 2018, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation held a regular meeting.

On Amending the Provisions on the Council of Chairpersons of Election Commissions of Regions of the Russian Federation

"The Council of Chairpersons of Election Commissions of Regions of the Russian Federation is a very important body under the CEC of Russia, which in the course of its functioning showed its usefulness and relevance," said Deputy Chairperson of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev, “The Council consists of 15 chairpersons of election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as the Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and Secretary of the CEC of Russia. It is proposed to change the procedure of forming the personal composition of the Council. The amendment introduces the approval of the composition of the Council of Chairpersons once a year. At the same time, when forming and approving each subsequent personal membership of the Council, it is subject to rejuvenation, as a rule, by at least 50 percent."

The CEC of Russia decided to amend the Provisions on the Council of Chairpersons of Election Commissions of Regions of the Russian Federation.

On the Draft Resolution of the CEC of Russia "On the Procedure for Submitting an Application for Inclusion of a Voter, Referendum Participant in the List of Voters, Referendum Participants at the Location for the Elections to the State Power Authorities of a Constituent Entity of the Russian Federation, Referendum of a Constituent Entity of the Russian Federation"

"Today we are reviewing the finalized procedures for the inclusion of voters in the list of voters at the location for regional elections and additional elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, taking into account the experience of using the Mobile Voter mechanism in the presidential elections in Russia," Nikolay Bulaev said. "We endorse these documents as a draft basis and plan to send them to all political parties, election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as to a wide range of experts to collect proposals."

Nikolay Bulaev outlined the main changes made to the documents.

The CEC of Russia decided to adopt the draft resolution as a draft basis, to forward the draft to the election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, political parties, and the expert community for their comments and proposals by 23 May 2018.