22 of September. 9 polling stations cancelled the results of elections to the State Duma, the number of such sites may increase. This was announced yesterday by the Chairman of the Central election Commission, Ella Pamfilova.
"It is possible to increase plots on which the election results will be cancelled", - said Ella Pamfilova at the meeting of the Commission.
According to her the election results were cancelled on the section 123 (Republic of Adygea) and on a plot of 1669 (Dagestan) – impossible to establish results of will of citizens, the plot 574 (Mordovo) – it exceeded the number of ballots in the ballot boxes the number of ballots issued to voters. The results of the elections are cancelled as well on the site 1198 (Belgorod oblast), the area 2211 and 2411 (Nizhny Novgorod region), on the stations 2269 and 1363 (St. Petersburg) and in the area in 1958 (Rostov oblast).
Law enforcement authorities opened 32 criminal cases on the revealed facts of violations during the election campaign.
"The incidents in the course of preparation and conduct of elections to the State Duma of the seventh convocation was registered on 8 446 reported incidents, according to the results of the election campaign, such a message was registered 5 672. Violations instituted 32 criminal cases, for comparison in 2011 were instituted 54 criminal cases", - said Ella Pamfilova.
According to the results of consideration of cases on violations during the elections of 2016 were issued fines in the amount of 732 thousand rubles for 306 violations of the administrative code of the Russian Federation. About this said the head of the CEC.
Ella Pamfilova said that the most common offense was the production and distribution of campaign materials in violation of applicable law, and campaigning outside the permitted campaign period, and where the promotion is prohibited.
Ella Pamfilova said that is absolutely unfounded panic about the "carousel" with the use of absentee ballots. "Made from 3.5 million absentee ballots issued total 1 246 634, i.e. the third part. But it voted a total of 563 296 people. It is only 0,51% of the number of voters," - said the CEC head.
However, Ella Pamfilova said that refers only to "carousel" with the use of absentee ballots. Other types of "carousel" are treated by law enforcement.
Check on applications
The Prosecutor General's office currently conducts audits for a number of applications on violations that took place during the elections. "A number of appeals are currently dealt with in the Prosecutor's office. A series of tests in the General Prosecutor's office", - said Ella Pamfilova.
Recall that the elections to the State Duma of the seventh convocation was held on 18 of September 2016. They were held under a mixed system: 225 deputies elected on party lists and 225 in single – mandate constituencies. 18 September, elections were held for the legislative Assembly in 39 regions of the country in 7 regions of Russia held elections of senior officials, was also held about 5 thousand municipal campaigns. The election results you can find on our website.