May 28, 2023

It was held by a member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a decisive vote Igor Borisov

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At the meeting, they discussed the holding of the September vote – at this time, elections to the Assembly of Deputies of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug will be held, as well as preparations for the presidential campaign in 2024.

“We are obliged to hold the elections that will be held in full compliance with the law, but taking into account the situation that is happening around the Russian Federation, taking into account the unprecedented pressure that the countries of the NATO bloc and the United States of America are exerting on our country,” he said. members of precinct election commissions, member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Igor Borisov.

He noted that the election commissions will be faced with the task of helping people understand the issues of realizing their will in the interests of developing statehood.

Governor of the NAO Yuriy Bezdudny emphasized that it is important to take into account the difficult transport accessibility of the territories in the district when holding elections. According to the head of the NAO, it is necessary that every resident of the region be able to exercise their right to vote.

– For us, the main task is to provide an opportunity to exercise their suffrage to everyone who lives in our district. And our district is absolutely unusual: 177 thousand square kilometers. And only 33,000 voters live in this vast area. And regardless of whether they live in Naryan-Mar, the village of Krasnoye or in Shoyne, Ust-Kar, Amderma, the small village of Vizhas, Vyucheysky, we are obliged to ensure that every voter can exercise his suffrage, – said the Governor of the NAO Yury Bezdudny.

Continuing the meeting, Igor Borisov warned members of precinct election commissions to prevent the appearance of fake information: all procedures must be carried out in accordance with the law, false information must be refuted.

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For example, he cited a fake with Ballot Processing Complexes. COIBs are checked on the eve of the first day of voting. Local election commissions demonstrate to the media that, for example, the apparatus cannot accept a bunch of ballots at a time – it will give an error. After recutting this video, there are headlines about stuffing at the polling stations.

The meeting also discussed remote electronic voting – it will be alternative, that is, if desired, a person will be able to vote either online or at a polling station. We touched upon the topic of early voting, the work of observers.

In addition, the results of the five-year work of precinct election commissions were summed up. Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug Ivan Makarov thanked his colleagues for their work and noted that during this time voting was held in two federal election campaigns – including the voting on constitutional amendments; in three regional campaigns – including the elections in the Arkhangelsk region. 41 municipal campaigns were held: 28 main elections of heads and deputies and 13 early and additional ones.

– Now we have three municipal campaigns: early elections of the council of deputies of the Primorsko-Kuysky village council, by-elections in the Omsk and Kolguevsky village councils. Voting will take place on May 28. In autumn, on a single voting day on September 10, 2023, the elections of the Assembly of Deputies of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug (19 district deputies are to be elected), which will be combined with the elections of deputies of the Arkhangelsk Region and municipal elections in seven settlement municipalities, including in the village of Iskateley. The largest municipal campaign in the last three years, Ivan Makarov recalled.

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As of January 1, 2023, 33,892 voters were registered in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, including 17,522 in Naryan-Mar and 16,370 in the Zapolyarny District.

At the end of the event, an award ceremony was held for members of election commissions for many years of conscientious work in organizing elections, as well as in connection with the 30th anniversary of the formation of the system of election commissions of the Russian Federation.

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