Important changes in the electoral system of Russia

Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with representatives of regional authorities supported the introduction of a single country, single day of voting for the election of deputies of different levels.

Now such a vote is held twice a year - in March and December. During the meeting discussed the possibility to appoint the day for September. In addition, the President instructed to study the issue of introducing amendments to the bill on direct election of governors. In particular, they include the need to pass an additional selection of candidates at the municipal level.

"As I understand it, the idea is that every candidate for governor received additional legitimacy, talking to people in almost all municipalities and districts, has secured the trust, some support from the municipal deputies and heads of municipalities," - said Dmitry Medvedev.

Published: 06.04.2011 12:45:56 in the category News

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