Municipal elections in the capital were held without serious violations. This opinion was expressed during a press conference the Chairman of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Shaposhnikov, reports TASS on Monday, September 11.
“In General, if to speak about the General picture of voting day in Moscow, everything went normally. There was a technical malfunction, was an emergency situation, but overall, election day went well,” said he.
Serious violations that would have affected the election results, was observed. Identified issues promptly addressed.
In particular, complaints related to the conduct of voting at home. “But, if we take the statistics, you will see that in 2012 there were 157 thousand applications for home voting, this year — two times less — 65 thousand. In General, the city this figure is minimal,” said Shaposhnikov.
Chairman of the Moscow Duma noted that the municipal elections were held in the capital for the first time without combining with elections at other levels. The campaign itself was organized by the territorial election commissions, the Moscow election Committee only supervised.
Yesterday the Chairman of the Central election Commission Ella Pamfilova said that the hotline during the municipal elections in Moscow received more than 500 complaints is the highest in Russia.
In the single voting day, September 10, in the capital, elections of the councils of deputies of the 125 districts — all the districts of old Moscow, in addition to the Shchukin, and in the city district of Troitsk in the New Moscow. Overall, the results of the voting will be replaced 1502 mandate. According to the Moscow city election Commission on elections of all moved 8329 candidates are representatives of 32 political parties and independent candidates were registered more than 7,5 thousand candidates.