Pamfilova told what measures can increase voter turnout
MOSCOW, September 8 — RIA Novosti. The objective of the CEC not to make predictions on turnout, and to create preconditions for its increase, to accurately reflect it, and the results of the vote, then it will be a stimulus for the “pessimists” and those who did not believe in the honesty of elections to come and vote in the next election, said the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.
Single voting day in Russia will be held September 10. Following the elections in Russia — presidential, they will be held in March 2018.
“Forecasts — the case of scientists, and our task — of the Central electoral Commission and electoral commissions — to accurately reflect the real appearance, which will. Whatever it was, we need to accurately reflect it, and accurately show the results, only then will trust. Let it even will be lower than expected, but everyone will know it and the results honestly recorded, and that as an incentive and as motivation for the next election. Come to those pessimists who did not believe that the election can be held fairly,” said Pamfilova, when asked to give his prediction on the turnout in the upcoming Sunday elections.