The CEC reported turnout for voting on amendments

the Turnout in the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the results of two days exceeded 19.4 percent, said the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova. According to her, at the moment, voted 21,17 million people. The second day came to vote more the person than the first.

She added that participation in remote electronic voting took 815,5 thousand people in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region, the turnout was of 68.49%. Among the regions with the highest turnout, Pamfilova called Tambov oblast (35,15%), Tuva (33,73%) and Chukotka Autonomous Okrug (33,65%). The lowest turnout in the Irkutsk region (7,78%).

the voting control of the order of 500 thousand observers. Earlier, the CEC asked the Public chamber of the Russian Federation to maximally stretch the deadline for potential observers, the opportunity to join the monitoring maintained until June 30.

the Chairman of the party “United Russia” Dmitry Medvedev urged the youth to take part in the national vote and noted that the opinion of young people on the amendments to the Constitution is of special importance. He stressed that Russia’s development depends largely on the results of the vote.

a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation started on June 25, the main voting day will be July 1. The voting procedure will last for several days to counter the spread of coronavirus infection. The stations will be open from 25 June to 1 July, from eight in the morning until eight in the evening local time. The counting of votes for all seven days of voting will start after the polls closed at eight o’clock on 1 July.