Expert: elections on the single voting day in Russia, are held in a relaxed mode
The turnout in the regions where there is a vote, is half of the turnout in the presidential election at the same time, said the Chairman of the expert Council AISI Gleb Kuznetsov.
MOSCOW, September 9. /TASS/. Elections on the single voting day in Russia are held in a relaxed mode and with the tradition of the interest of the voters at which elections are held at the regional level. This opinion was expressed on Sunday, TASS the Chairman of the expert Council of the Expert Institute of social studies (AISI) Gleb Kuznetsov.
“In General the elections are held peacefully and with the tradition of interest at which the elections are held at the regional level”, — said Kuznetsov.
As the expert noted, the turnout in the regions where there is a vote, is half of the turnout in the presidential election at the same time. “This is logical: it always happens in the elections on a lower level,” — said the expert.
In turn, political analyst Alexei Chesnakov noted that since the vote in the bulk has only just begun, the results of candidates too early. “Even in the Eastern regions of Russia is possible only to analyze trends associated with voter turnout. Somewhere it is slightly higher than in the last election, somewhere a little lower. That is, as they say, shows mixed trends,” — said Chesnakov.
In his opinion, the authorities from the outset of this campaign, the preparations for the September single day of voting bet that would “not overfeed voter mobilization tools.”
Still feels some fatigue after a powerful Federal the March campaign [presidential elections]. For the authorities it is more important to demonstrate the fairness and legality of elections, and why such attention to the fact that there were no violations during the voting.Alex Canacomyrica
“In General, we can characterize the entire campaign and today’s the voting day as normal”, — concluded the expert.
In the single voting day on September 9 in 80 regions of the country is more than 4.7 thousand elections of different level, in the voter lists included about 65 million people.