Former heads of the PEC in Buryatia fined for election violations

© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera in fotomancer in a single day of voting at the polling station. Archival photoFormer heads of the PEC in Buryatia fined for election violations© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera the image Bank

Former Chairman of the precinct election Commission in horinskom region of Buryatia and the Deputy involved was fined for rigging the ballots, the press service of the regional Prosecutor’s office.

According to the Agency, on 9 September the Chairman of the precinct electoral Commission plot No. 887 horinskom in the district and her Deputy illegally issued five citizens, four of the newsletter, giving them the opportunity to vote instead of other voters. On this day in the district elections were held elections of deputies of the Parliament of Buryatia (the people’s Khural), the Board of deputies of Khorinsk district and the Board of deputies of the rural settlement of the Khori.

«Former Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the precinct election Commission were brought to criminal responsibility», — stated in the message.

The Prosecutor noted that the criminal case against former managers of the precinct electoral Commission under part 1 of article 142.2 of the criminal code (issuing a member of electoral Commission citizen of the ballots in order to enable him to vote instead of other voters) are stopped. Ex-Chairman and his Deputy the fines 20 and 30 thousand rubles. The court decision has not entered into legal force may be appealed.

United Russia won the elections to the Parliament of Buryatia, September 9, with 41% of the vote. Communist party won 25.6% of votes, LDPR — just over 12%. «Fair Russia» has gained more than 9%, the Communist party and the Civic platform could not overcome the five percent barrier. The turnout exceeded 39%.

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