The inhabitants of Smolensk were threatened with a fine for failing to appear for elections
On the streets of Smolensk, there were announcements that the attack on the election residents face a fine. It is reported SmolNews.ru.
Ads appeared at the front door. “We remind you that in connection with the change in legislation from 1 July 2018 to establish administrative responsibility for a single failure to appear at the polls without a valid reason in the form of a fine in the amount of 2000 rubles”, — stated in the text of the leaflet.
Citizens are reminded that the next elections will be held on September 9, and asked to “be careful” and “don’t forget to take part in the vote”. Under the ad is signed “WITH the electoral Commission”.
On 9 September, Russia held the single voting day. It includes the direct election of 26 governors, 16 regional parliaments and other voting. In Smolensk will pass elections in regional Duma.
No responsibility for the failure on elections in the Russian legislation is not provided.