Statements about voting at the location applied up to 500 people

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Accepting applications in the framework of the «mobile voter» was launched on Wednesday in the territorial election commissions, MPC and on the portal, for the morning of this first day did apply 500 voters who want to vote in a single voting day on 9 September outside the place of official registration, said the Deputy head of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev.

«Today begins accepting applications from voters wishing to vote at the location. At the beginning of our meeting was filed 500 applications already. The process is more active than it was in 2017 when we are in the early days had practically no statements,» said Bulaev, concluding the meeting of the CEC on Wednesday.

He reminded that to submit such applications in the territorial election commissions, multifunctional centres, through the state services portal, a little later — closer to the day of voting will be possible to apply to election commissions.

The head of the Federal centre of Informatization (FCI) under the CEC of Russia Mikhail Popov said that the mechanism for the submission of electronic applications is functioning normally, no crashes.

«Through the portal all staff. Line MFC — half we got today applications using MFC», — said Popov.

Bulaev noted that the system of «mobile voters» will function in all regions where will take place elections of deputies of the state Duma of the seven single-mandate constituencies.

«And in elections to bodies of state power operating in all regions, except for the Tyumen region, where there is no time to take in connection with fairly rapid pace of events: the Governor is gone — became Minister, a new election was appointed, and they have failed to adopt appropriate regulation in the region,» he said.

The Chairman of the CEC also said that Moscow mayor elections that will be held on September 9, the deadline for the same applications via the IFC was extended at the suggestion of Mothersurname to 7 September inclusive.