A Russian observer told about the flaws in the elections in Germany

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy in fotosencibilization vote at polling station in Berlin during parliamentary elections. 24 Sep 2017A Russian observer told about the flaws in the elections in Germany© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

The observer from the Russian Federation to the OSCE delegation on the elections to the German Bundestag, member of the «United Russia» Alexander Fokin has identified a number of shortcomings in the work of polling stations, in particular, he pointed to uncounted before the start of voting the ballot.

Voting in elections to the Bundestag, the results of which the new government is formed, takes place on Sunday in Germany. Polling stations closed at 18.00 (19.00 GMT). At about this time appear the results of exit poll surveys of voters at the exits of the sites. As a rule, the results of these polls adequately reflect the outcome of the vote. The results will be known who will head the government and take the post of Chancellor. The competitors are the two main candidate German Chancellor Angela Merkel, representing the Union party CDU/CSU, and former head of Europe

of the Parliament, Martin Schulz, whose candidacy for the post of Chancellor put forward the social democratic party SPD.

In addition, he noted a significant number of voters who voted by mail, about 25% to 30% in different areas that, in his opinion, raises questions. «Why? Because verification and signature verification of voting is rather difficult. The system is what? Man prints out electronic information database ballot, fills it out, signs and sends by post. Of course, this also begs the question — the authenticity of the signature of the citizen who sent this Bulletin» — expressed his opinion the MP.

While Fokin noted that the situation at polling stations is friendly and calm. «The overall impression is quite positive. We are now at one of the polling stations in the city of Berlin. Today we have quite a lot. We’re planning for more than 40 plots to pass. But I think more of them will be,» he concluded.