Monitoring results of polling stations in Tver

10 September 2017

Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver Region Nadezhda Egorova held a meeting with representatives of the Tver administration and the Public Chamber of the region, during which it was decided to monitor the polling stations.

A commission was set up for monitoring, that for a few days inspected 48 polling stations in the city of Tver.

Based on the results of the audit:
— 25 polls are located in the premises located on ground floor of the building, 20 — on the 2nd floor, 2 — on the 3rd floor.
— Out of the 20 polling stations located on the 2nd floor, transfer to the 1st floor is possible in the school № 43, 14.
— Out of the 26 polling stations located on the ground floor, 11 (including 10 schools) do not have any equipped entrance (no wheelchair ramps).
— At the time of the inspection, only 15 polling stations were available for people with disabilities, in 3 of them (MOU SOSH No. 40,50,4) accessibility is provided by removable wheelchair ramps and lifts.

Adapted from the press service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver Region

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