Russian legislature adopts law allowing remote voting in elections and referendums
13 May 2020
The State Duma of Russia (photo credit: Bernt Rostad/flickr)
Federal lawmakers in Russia’s State Duma have submitted draft legislation that would allow people to vote in elections and referenda by mail and through the Internet, United Russia deputy Dmitry Vyatkin confirmed to the news agency RIA Novosti.
The bill would empower Russia’s Central Election Commission to determine when remote voting is necessary. Vyatkin says the legislation would not enable remote voting for Russia’s pending plebiscite on constitutional amendments. The State Duma is expected to review the initiative immediately.
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