Almost 6500 residents of Yamal will vote in the election of the president far from home
14:21 20 февраля 2018
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About 6500 residents of Yamal will vote, being far from home. On the 19th of February 6455 voters submitted applications about voting in the election of the president on their place of stay.
2776 people of them submitted applications on the portal of public services. Others appealed to the territorial election commissions and multifunctional centers. This information was given by the chairman of the Yamal election committee Andrey Gibert.
In total 32 points operate: 13 — in territorial election commissions, 19 — in multifunctional centers. From the 25th of February to the 12th of March it is possible also to submit an application in any precinct election commission, in Yamal there are 217 of them.
“We conducted comparative analysis with the presidential elections in 2012. During this time approximately the same number of citizens received absentee ballots. We receive calls from multifunctional centers of other Russian regions, to where employees working on a rotational basis appeal to submit an application. In connection that numbers of voting stations in Sabetta, Yamburg and Bovanenkovo in Yamal are not pointed, we explain that they will be included into the lists of voters after arrival to the place of work. The Central Election Commission took into account these nuances and created special voting conditions for them”, as Andrey Gibert commented.
It should be reminded that changes in to electoral legislation allow citizens to vote on their place of stay. To do this it needs to apply personally, with a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, from the 31st of January to the 12th of March to the nearest territorial election commission or multifunctional center, also it is possible to submit an application through the unified portal of public services. It is possible to submit an application on weekends and on public holidays.
Addresses of territorial and precinct election commissions can be found out by means of the interactive map published on the website of the Russian Central Election Commission or on free multichannel telephone number.