The state Duma has approved in the second reading of the abolition...

The state Duma has approved in the second reading of the abolition of the absentee ballots in the election

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The bills were modified, much prescribed more details


Photo: Agency city news “Moscow”/Sergey Kiselev

19 may in the second reading the state Duma adopted a package of laws which establishes the procedure for voting at the place of stay without the use of absentee ballots.

A package of bills introduced by the senators of the Federation Council Andrey Clisham and Anatoly Shirokov, aimed at increasing the transparency of the election of the President and other levels, as well as the liberalization approach to the appointment of observers and improving the accessibility of voting stations.

The second reading of the initiative was finalized. In particular, more details were spelled out the procedure of voting on the actual location on election day instead of voting with absentee ballots, reports “RIA Novosti”.

The third and final reading will be held on may 24.