© photo courtesy of CEC Rossiyaga of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova. Archive photo© photo courtesy of the CEC of Russia
The draft election code of Russia will be considered by the working group at presidential administration of the Russian Federation, the head of the CEC of Russia, Ella Pamfilova, speaking at the scientific-practical conference «Elections. Today and tomorrow».
Earlier, she said that the electoral code in the case of its adoption must be clear and understandable for the perception and application as the organizers of elections and voters, «should eliminate the inconsistency and uncertainty of legal regulation identical electoral procedures».
«It (the draft election code) will be considered by the working group at presidential administration of the Russian Federation,» — said Pamfilova.
According to the head of the CEC, the task of the experts is to gather a code, a draft will be discussed at the scientific-expert Council of the CEC.
The idea of creation in Russia of the electoral code, the CEC Chairman said at the end of 2016. Then she noted that this idea was mentioned at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as one of the possible, and reported that this issue will be studied in the framework of a working group with representatives from government, Parliament and the CEC. Pamfilova said that there are both «proponents of codification (that is, the creation of the electoral code.), and advocates of the «point settings». The CEC head said that the President at the meeting responded to the invitation and instructed to establish a working group with the involvement of the government, Duma, Federation Council, Central election Committee for further work on improvement of the electoral process.