The CEC told about the possibility of early voting on the Constitution

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Deputy Chairman of the Central election Commission (CEC) Nikolai Bulaev commented on Moscow 24 the possibility of early voting in a nationwide referendum on amendments to the Constitution. The CEC does not exclude such possibility in the format of the voting.

“those elections that we had, we had early voting in remote, faraway places, – said the Deputy head of the CEC. – As for the nationwide voting, the event any law is not regulated. Therefore, be prepared by the special decree of the Central election Commission, which will determine what you can do what you cannot. But to proceed, in my opinion, it is necessary that every voter should have the opportunity to Express their point of view, wherever he was”.

Bulaev added that the final date of the vote is not yet scheduled, are currently considering some options. “Discusses 12-e (APR. – Approx. ed.), 19th, 26th, 22nd, on may 8,” – said the representative of the Central election Commission.

Deputy Chairman of CEC added that the Commission is ready to vote on the amendments to the Constitution. “The Central election Commission is in standby, since the elections we have permanent, every week. And every year – large elections on the single voting day. Plus the election of deputies of the state Duma are held, plus the election of President. Therefore, the Commission does not relax. We are always ready,” added Bulaev.

CEC Member Yevgeny Kolyushin in turn, also did not rule out the possibility ahead of schedule to vote for amendments to the Constitution.

“in some Places and for some categories of citizens, not for the whole country,” he said.

Putin approved the idea to make a day of voting on the Constitution the weekends

on February 14, Vladimir Putin ordered to start preparations for a vote on amendments to the Constitution. The order was published on the official internet-portal of legal information.

Earlier it was reported that the day of nationwide voting can be declared.

January 15, Vladimir Putin during his address to the Federal Assembly announced the amendment of the Constitution. In particular, it is suggested to establish the basic document the status of the State Council, as well as give the Duma the right to approve the candidate for Prime Minister.

Later there was created a working group to prepare amendments to the Constitution. Co-chair, was appointed the head of the constitutional Committee of the Federation Council Andrey Klishas. It includes only 75 people from different fields, including writer Zakhar Prilepin, athlete Yelena Isinbayeva, pianist Denis Matsuev and others.

Maria Efimova

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