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The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

01 July 2020
The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

On June 8, a hotline was set up by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. It was working during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote on the issue of approval of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
During the 24-hour hotline work 663 calls were received.

Subjects of requests:

  • at the initial stage there were signals about compulsion to vote (High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova sent an appeal to Moscow prosecutor Denis Popov about the receipt of appeals on the issue of forcing employers of state budgetary institution «Zhilishchnik», state unitary enterprise «Mosgortrans», state budgetary educational institution school No. 1207 to register their employees on the portals Gosuslugi.ru and Mos.ru with the purpose of subsequent electronic voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation) — 20
  • requests to explain the voting procedure outside the place of registration — 363
  • requests to explain the procedure for electronic voting; complaint about the online voting procedure — 36
  • questions about the location of precinct election commission — 72
  • insufficient awareness of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation — 28
  • organization of election commissions work — 107

— among them voting at home, on the territory of the house — 39
— among them voting in medical institutions — 3

  • complaints about lack of voting information — 17
  • complaints about the absence of citizens residing at the place of permanent registration in the list of voters, including duplication of information about citizens in different voting lists — 14
  • complaints about the lack of necessary personal protective equipment (no disposable pens, non-maintaining the compulsory distance) — 7.

 

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