On The Election Of Deputies Of The State Duma Of The Federal Assembly Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О выборах депутатов Государственной Думы Федерального Собрания Российской Федерации

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Spspent power-Federal Law of 24.06.99 N 121-FZ RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On the election of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma 9 June 1995 Approved by the Federation Council on 15 June 1995 CHAPTER I. GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1. The main principles of participation of the Russian citizen of the Russian Federation in the elections of deputies to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation The Federation (hereafter referred to as the State Duma) shall be elected by the citizens of the Russian Federation on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot. Participation of a citizen of the Russian Federation in elections is voluntary. Article 2. Legislation on the election of deputies State Duma The legislation on the election of deputies of the State Duma is the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Federal Law " The basic guarantees of the electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ", this Federal Law, other federal laws. Article 3. The electoral rights of a citizen of the Russian Federation , a citizen of the Russian Federation, who have reached the age of 18 on election day, have the right to elect members of the State Duma. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who has reached the election day of 21 years, may be elected as a member of the State Duma. A citizen of the Russian Federation, living or in preparation for elections outside the territory of the Russian Federation, has full voting rights in the election of deputies to the State Duma. It does not have the right to elect and be elected a citizen of the Russian Federation, recognized by a court to be incompetent or held in detention by a court of law. Article 4. In accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the election of deputies to the State Duma of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the President of the Russian Federation. The date of the election is the first Sunday after the expiration of the constitutional period to which the State Duma of the previous convocation was elected. The election day shall be no less than four months from the date of the election. If the President of the Russian Federation does not appoint the election of deputies of the State Duma within the time stipulated in Part One of this article, the election of deputies to the State Duma shall be held by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the first Sunday of the month following the month in which the powers of the State Duma expire. When the State Duma is dissolved in the cases and in the manner prescribed by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation shall simultaneously appoint the election of deputies to the State Duma of the new convocation. The date of the election in this case is the last Sunday before the expiry of three months from the date of the dissolution of the State Duma. The electoral period established by this Federal Law is reduced by a quarter. In case the President of the Russian Federation, having dissolved the State Duma, does not appoint the election of deputies of the State Duma of the new convocation, the election of deputies of the State Duma is conducted by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Federation is on the first Sunday after three months from the date of the dissolution of the State Duma. Article 5. State Duma elections will be held in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Russian Federation. The electoral districts are based on a single electoral district, with the exception of the electoral districts, which are formed in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, whose number of voters is less than the norm Mission. The single electoral district is established by dividing the total number of electors in the Russian Federation by 225 single-mandate constituencies; 225 deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation The election is proportional to the number of votes cast for federal lists of candidates nominated by the election associations and election blocs. Article 6. The right to nominate candidates for MPs is the right to nominate candidates for deputies to voters and electoral associations, electoral blocs. Article 7. Preparation and conduct of elections by election commissions The preparation and conduct of elections of deputies of the State Duma and control over the observance of the electoral rights of citizens lay with the election commissions. In the preparation and conduct of elections, the electoral commissions within their powers, established by federal laws, are independent of the state and local authorities. The decisions of election commissions, adopted within the limits of their powers, are binding on state bodies, local self-government bodies, state enterprises, institutions and organizations, as well as their officials. Article 8. The right to pre-election campaign provides citizens of the Russian Federation and public associations with free campaigning in accordance with this Federal Law. Citizens of the Russian Federation, voluntary associations are entitled in any form and legal methods permitted by law to carry out activities that encourage voters to vote for or against a candidate or a federal State the list of candidates from the electoral association, the electoral bloc. The candidates for the deputies, the electoral associations and the electoral blocs are guaranteed equal conditions of access to the state media. Article 9. Financing of the elections of deputies to the State Duma of the State Duma of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. The candidates to the deputies, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs create their own electoral funds to finance the election campaign. Article 10. Transparency in the preparation and conduct of elections State Duma deputies Preparation and conduct of elections of deputies to the State Duma are conducted openly and transparently. All decisions of election commissions, state and local authorities related to the preparation and conduct of elections shall be published. Chapter II. ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTED AGENCIES AND PUBLICATIONS SECI Article 11. The election of deputies of the State Duma in the Russian Federation will be conducted in 225 single-member electoral districts, which shall meet the following requirements: The equality of the number of voters in constituencies within the same constituent entity of the Russian Federation, with a tolerance of not more than 10 per cent, and not more than 15 per cent in hard-to-reach and remote areas; Constituency form a single territory: selective education is not allowed districts out of the not contiguous territory. In the territory of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the number of voters is less than one electoral district. The electoral districts form the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the basis of data provided by the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the number of voters living in the territories OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The electoral district scheme is approved by a federal law, which must be made public no later than 110 days before the election day. In the event of the dissolution of the State Duma, or in the event of non-approval of the scheme of electoral districts within the time limit set out in part three of this article, the election of deputies to the State Duma of the new convocation shall be conducted in the electoral districts, The scheme of which was approved at the election of the State Duma of the previous convocation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged to officially publish the list of uninominal constituencies no later than 108 days before the election day. Article 12. The electoral districts of the State Duma are formed in order to conduct the voting and vote count in the elections of deputies to the State Duma. Polling stations shall form the head of the local administration in agreement with the relevant district election commission not later than 60 days before the election day, taking into account local and other conditions, in order to create maximum facilities for the voters. Polling stations are formed according to the following requirements: No more than 3,000 voters at each polling station; respect of the boundaries of the administrative and territorial division in the subject of the Russian Federation THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION; It is not permissible to cross the boundaries of the electoral districts by the boundaries of the polling stations. In sanatoriums, dispensaries, rest homes, hospitals, other inpatient facilities and other temporary holding facilities, in hard-to-reach and remote areas, on vessels in navigation and on Polar stations may form polling stations within the time limit set out in part two of this article and, in exceptional cases, not later than five days prior to the election day. Such sites shall be located in the constituencies at their location or at the place of residence of the vessel. The soldiers vote at the general polling stations. On an exceptional basis, the formation of polling stations in military units located in separate, isolated areas is permitted. In these cases, the polling stations form the commanders of the military units by decision of the relevant district election commission. All members of the election commission, observers, candidates and their proxnames must be allowed access to the voting room upon presentation of the corresponding certificate. Polling stations for Russian citizens staying in the territory of a foreign state are formed by heads of diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Russian Federation Stay. The question of the assignment of polling stations formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation to the uninominal constituency shall be decided in accordance with article 11, paragraph 3, of this Federal Act. The number of voters in the district, which includes polling stations formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, should be less than the uniform rule of representation. The number of voters at polling stations established outside the territory of the Russian Federation shall not exceed 10 per cent of the number of voters living in the territory of the uninominal constituency polling stations. The lists of polling stations, indicating their borders, addresses and telephone numbers of precinct election commissions are published in the local press no later than 40 days before the election day. Chapter III. LISTENERS Article 13. The voters list and the order of its compilation The electoral list shall be drawn up by the precinct election commission on the basis of data submitted by the head of the local administration in accordance with the prescribed form. The periodic update of the list of registered voters as of 1 January and 1 July of each year is carried out by the head of the local administration. The head of the local administration sends the voter data to the election commission not later than 40 days before the election day. The electoral register is compiled in alphabetical or other order (settlements, streets, houses, voters). The list shall include the name, surname, patronymic, year of birth (18 years extra day and month) and the address of the voter's place of residence. A list of the military personnel in the military unit, members of their families and other voters, if they reside in the area of the military unit, shall be drawn up on the basis of the data submitted by the commander of the military unit in The period set out in the first part of this article. Military personnel living outside military units are included in the voter lists at their place of residence on common grounds. The lists of voters who on election day will be held in sanatoriums, dispensaries, rest homes, hospitals, other inpatient treatment facilities and other temporary holding facilities are drawn up on the The basis of the data provided by the heads of these institutions. The electoral register of the polling station, educated either on board the vessel on election day or on the polar station, shall be established on the basis of data submitted by the master of the vessel or the head of the polar station. The electoral register of the polling station, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, shall be drawn up on the basis of data provided by the head of the diplomatic mission concerned, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The electoral list shall be drawn up in two copies in the form approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and shall be signed by the chairman of the precinct election commission and its secretary. One copy of the voters ' list remains in the precinct election commission, and the second copy is transferred to the respective territorial election commission not later than 16 days before the election day. Article 14. The procedure for the inclusion of citizens on the electoral rolls The list of voters includes all citizens of the Russian Federation, who have an active right to vote in accordance with article 3 of this Federal Act. The reason for the inclusion of a citizen in the electoral register at a particular polling station is the fact of his residence in the territory of that polling station established under the federal law defining the rights OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Voters can only be included in the voters ' list at one polling station. Voters on the day of elections in sanatoriums, dispensaries, rest homes, hospitals, other inpatient treatment and prophylactic institutions and other temporary holding facilities are included in the electoral register of their presence. Students and post-graduate students living in dormitories are included in the voters ' list at the location of the dormitory. The electoral register of the polling station, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, includes citizens of the Russian Federation who live outside the territory of the Russian Federation or are in protracted on foreign missions, if they have a foreign passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation. Citizens of the Russian Federation who come to foreign countries on private invitations, on official business and tourist trips, when they apply to the precinct election commission and if they have a foreign passport A citizen of the Russian Federation shall be added to the voters ' list. Voters who settled in the polling station after the submission of the voter list for general education, as well as voters, for some reason not included in the voters ' list, are added A precinct election commission is on the voter list on the basis of documents proving their identity and confirming their place of residence in the territory of this polling station. Article 15. The voter registration list of voters The voters lists are presented for the general review no later than 30 days before the election day. Every citizen has the right to report to the precinct election commission that he is not included in the voters 'list, as well as about any error or inaccuracy on the voters' list. The precinct election commission is required to verify the complaint (statement) and correct the error or inaccuracy, or, within 24 hours, to issue a written response to the applicant stating the reasons for rejecting the application. The decision of the election commission may be appealed to the higher electoral commission or to the court, which is obliged to consider the complaint within three days, and three days before election day and on election day immediately. If the decision is positive for the applicant, the voter registration list shall be carried out by the precinct election commission immediately. It is prohibited to make changes to the voters ' lists after the vote count has been initiated. CHAPTER IV. ELECTORAL COMMISSIONS Article 16. Election commission system Preparation and conduct of elections of deputies of the State Duma shall be ensured by election commissions: Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation; election commissions of the Russian Federation; district election commissions; territorial (district, city and other) electoral commissions; precinct election commissions. Article 17. Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, formed in accordance with Federal Law " On the basic guarantees of voting rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ", provides guidance to the electoral commissions providing training and State Duma elections. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that registered a federal list of candidates to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, has the right to appoint one member of the Central Election Commission OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 18. Procedure for the formation of the electoral commission subject of the Russian Federation Under the Federal Law " Basic OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Proposals of voluntary associations and elected bodies Local Government, Voters ' Meetings, Services, Learning and Residence. The Electoral Commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation consists of 10 to 14 members. At the same time, at least half of the members of the election commission shall be appointed by the legislative (representative) body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The President, the Deputy Chairman and the Secretary of the Election Commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be elected by secret ballot at the first meeting of the election commission and shall have, as a rule, the highest Legal education. The election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be formed not later than 30 days from the date of the entry into force of this Federal Law. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that registered the federal list of candidates registered with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, has the right to appoint one member of the election commission with the right of advisory board OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 19. The procedure for the formation of the district election commission of the district election commission shall be formed in each single-member constituency. The district election commission shall be formed by legislative (representative) and executive bodies of the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation no later than 92 days before the election day in the number of 8 to 14 members. Half of the members of the district election commission shall be appointed by the legislative (representative) body of the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation; the other half is appointed by the executive body of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION When deciding on the composition of the district electoral commission, the legislative (representative) and executive bodies of the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall take into account the proposals of the elected bodies of the local government. Self-government, voluntary associations, voter assemblies at work, service, study and residence. The President, the Vice-President and the Secretary of the District Electoral Commission shall be elected by secret ballot at its first meeting from among the members of the district election commission. The president of the district election commission shall have, as a rule, a higher legal education. If the legislative (representative) and executive bodies of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation did not appoint a district electoral commission within the time limit set out in paragraph 2 of this article, The formation of the district election commission shall be made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that registered the federal list of candidates registered with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, has the right to appoint one member of the election commission with the right of advisory board Votes for each district election commission. The candidate has the right to appoint one member of the election commission with the right of advisory vote to the district election commission of the single-member constituency where the candidate is registered. If only one single mandate constituency is established in the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the district election commission may not be formed. In this case, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may assign the powers of the district election commission to the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Article 20. The order of formation of the territorial (district, city and other) election commission Territorial (district, city and other) election commission shall be formed not later than 60 days before election day in number 5-9 members. The composition of the territorial election commission is appointed by the elected body of local self-government. The President, the Vice-President and the Secretary of the territorial election commission shall be elected by secret ballot at its first meeting from among the members of the territorial election commission. Within one administrative-territorial unit with a large number of voters decided by the district election commission, agreed with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, several territorial units are formed of the electoral commissions. When deciding on the composition of the territorial election commission, the elected body of local self-government takes into account the proposals of public associations, the assembly of voters in the place of work, service, study and residence. If the elected body of local self-government has not appointed a composition of the territorial election commission within the period stipulated in the first part of this article, or if the elected body of local self-government is in the territory of the local government There is no territorial election commission being formed by the district election commission. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that registered the federal list of candidates registered with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, has the right to appoint one member of the election commission with the right of advisory board Votes for each territorial election commission. The candidate has the right to appoint one member of the election commission with the right of advisory vote to each territorial election commission of the single-member constituency where the candidate is registered. Article 21. The order of formation of precinct election commission precinct election commission shall be formed by the elected body of local self-government not later than 44 days before election day in the number of 5-10 members. When determining candidates for election to the precinct election commission, the elected body of local self-government takes into account the proposals of public associations, the assembly of voters in the place of work, service, study and residence. The President, the Vice-President and the Secretary of the precinct election commission shall be elected by secret ballot at its first meeting from among the members of the precinct election commission. If the elected body of local self-government did not appoint a member of the precinct election commission within the period stipulated in the first part of this article, or if there is an elected body of local self-government in the territory of the territory No, the formation of the precinct election commission shall be carried out by the respective territorial or district election commissions. At the polling station formed on the polar station or on a vessel navigating, the composition of the precinct election commission shall be appointed by the leader of the Polar Station, the captain of the vessel within the time limit set by the vessel. Part One of this article and, in exceptional cases, not later than five days prior to the election day. At the polling station formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the membership of the precinct election commission shall be appointed by the head of the respective diplomatic mission or consular office OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that registered the federal list of candidates registered with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, is entitled to appoint one member of the commission with the right to vote in each and every one of the candidates. precinct election commission. The candidate has the right to appoint one member of the commission with the right of advisory vote to each precinct election commission of the single-member constituency where the candidate is registered. On the day of the voting, the candidate, the election association, the election bloc is entitled to appoint one observer to the relevant precinct election commissions, who has the right to be in the voting room from the beginning vote before the voting has been completed and obtain certified copies of these documents. Article 22. The status of a member of the election commission The member of the election commission with the right to vote is obliged to attend all meetings of the commission. The election commissions cannot include candidates for deputies, their proxists, spouses and close relatives of candidates, persons directly under their control. Member of the election commission, both with the right and the right of deliberative vote: will be notified of the meetings of the respective election commission in advance; is entitled to speak at the meeting of the election commission, to make proposals on matters within the competence of the respective election commission and to request a vote on them; is entitled to ask the other participants of the meeting questions in accordance with the agenda. of the Conference of the States members of the Committee on the any documents and materials of the relevant and subordinate election commissions and receive certified copies of these documents. When a decision is made by the election commission, members of the election commission shall not participate with the right of deliberative vote. A member of the election commission with the right to vote can be relieved of the duties of a member of the election commission before the expiration of the term of office by decision of the organ that appointed him, in the case of: Commission statements in writing of resignation; loss of a member of the election commission of the Russian Federation citizenship; Commission; acceptance of a member of the election commission The decision of the court, which has entered into force, is incompetent, limited to legal capacity, missing or dead. Members of the electoral commission with the right to vote, released during the period of preparation and conduct of elections from the main work, are paid from the funds allocated for the holding of elections. During their term of office, they may not be dismissed from work on the initiative of the administration (employer) or transferred without their consent. Members of the election commission with the right to vote cannot be held without the consent of the relevant prosecutor, or subjected to an administrative penalty imposed in the election. court order. Members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and district election commissions with the right of deliberative vote in preparation and holding of elections State Duma deputies shall continue until the end of the registration of candidates in the election of deputies of the State Duma of the next convocation in the event that the election association, the electoral bloc or the candidate who appointed them received the deputy mandates. The powers of the other members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the district election commissions with the right to vote are terminated 30 days after publication. The general election results. The term of office of members of territorial and precinct election commissions with the right of deliberative vote expires at the same time as the term of office of these election commissions. Article 23. The powers of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation , the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, in the preparation and conduct of the elections within the limits of their powers, established by federal laws: supervises the election commissions of the State Duma elections; oversees compliance with the rule of law in the preparation and conduct of elections, ensures uniform application of the present Federal law; , based on data, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The State Duma; shall register the electoral blocs; registers federal lists of candidates and lists of candidates nominated by single-member electoral districts by electoral constituencies and electoral blocs; Register of proxies of electoral associations, electoral blocs; ensures equal legal conditions for pre-election activities for all electoral constituencies, electoral blocs that registered federal lists of candidates, and for all candidates, Registered in single-mandate constituencies; issues candidates registered in the federal electoral district and trusted individuals of the electoral associations, election blocks of the installed sample; hears reports from ministries and departments, others The executive and local governments on issues related to the preparation and conduct of elections; sets out the form of the ballot papers, the voters ' list and other electoral documents; approves the text of the ballot paper in the Russian language The vote on the federal electoral district; approves the press samples of the election commissions and the procedure for the transmission and storage of electoral documents; distributes the funds allocated from the federal budget to the federal budget Financial support for the preparation and conduct of the elections of deputies to the State Duma, ensuring the activity of the electoral commissions for the duration of their term, controls the use of the specified funds; supervises the security of electoral commissions by premises, transport, communications and communications Other issues of electoral logistics; examines complaints (applications) of decisions and actions of subordinate election commissions and takes reasoned decisions on them; sets a single order Processing the results of voting and determining the results of the election of deputies of the State Duma; installs the persons elected deputies of the State Duma in the Federal District, and issues them certificates of election; sets voting results in the election of deputies The State Duma as a whole on the Russian Federation and publishes them in the press, ensures the transfer of documents related to the preparation and conduct of elections to the archives; constitutes the lists of persons elected by the deputies of the State Duma; and passes these lists and the necessary documents to the State Duma; organizes the election of deputies of the State Duma instead of the elected and repeated State Duma deputies; exercises other powers in accordance with with this Federal Law and the Federal Law " On basic guarantees for the voting rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ". Decisions of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation taken within Its powers are binding on all State bodies, local authorities, voluntary associations, State enterprises, institutions and organizations, as well as their officials. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has its own official printed body. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is a legal entity and acts on a permanent basis. Article 24. The electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation , the Electoral Commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation: coordinates the activities of the election commissions on the territory of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation; ensures interaction between the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation; monitors the legality of the elections in the territory of the entity Russian Federation; provides Production of ballot papers on the federal electoral district and single-mandate electoral districts formed on the territory of the respective constituent entity of the Russian Federation and the supply of district electoral commissions; distributes the funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections to the district election commissions and ensures the control over the targeted use of these funds in the territory of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation; establishes a single enumeration of polling stations in the territory OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The term of office of the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation is four years. The Electoral Commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation is a legal entity and acts on an ongoing basis. Article 25. District Electoral Commission's powers District Electoral Commission: oversees the execution of this Federal Act on the territory of the electoral district; coordinates activities of the territorial and precinct election commissions, considers complaints (applications) to decisions and actions of these commissions and receives reasoned decisions on complaints (applications); registers candidates for the deputies and their proxists, gives them an installed sample identity; provides equal legal conditions for all candidates for election; manages the funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of the election in the electoral district, distributes the part of the election of these funds between the territorial election commissions, ensures control over their targeted use in the territory of the electoral district; approves the text of the ballot for the uninominal voting district; supplies Electoral ballots for the federal and uninominal constituencies; set and publish the results of the voting and the results of the elections in the single-mandate electoral district The results of the voting on the federal electoral district on the respective territory of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation; oversees the provision of territorial and precinct election commissions premises, transport, communications and other matters Electoral logistics; organizes the election of deputies of the State Duma instead of the elected and repeated State Duma deputies; exercises other powers in accordance with the present Federal law. The district election commissions operate until the expiry of the term of office of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Article 26. Authority of the territorial (district, city and other) electoral commission Territorial (district, city and other) election commission: has control over the preparation and conduct of elections State Duma deputies in the respective territory, inform the public about the addresses and telephone numbers of precinct election commissions; coordinates the work of precinct election commissions in the respective territory, Review the complaints (applications) of the decisions and actions of these The election commissions shall receive reasoned decisions on complaints (applications); shall administer the funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of the elections and distribute them to the precinct election commissions; jointly with the district election commission in the respective territory ensures equal legal conditions for pre-election activities for all candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs; organizes Delivery of ballot papers and other documents to the precinct election commissions; provides organizational and technical assistance to district electoral commissions in voting at polling stations; organizes early voting in the premises of the territorial Election Commission; sets out the results of voting in the respective territory, reports them to the media and transmits the results of the voting to the district election commission; provides Transfer of documents relating to the preparation and conduct of elections to the archives or a superior election commission; exercises other powers in accordance with this Federal Law. " The term of office of the territorial election commission expires after the official publication of the general election results, including the results of the election in the respective electoral district. Article 27. The powers of the precinct election commission precinct election commission: alerts the population about the address and telephone number of the precinct election commission, the time of its work, and the day and place of the voting; prepares the voters 'list on the electoral district; conducts voter registration on the voters' list, reviews the allegations of errors and the inaccuracies in the voters ' list, and decides whether to introduce it into the voters list. appropriate changes; provides room preparation for voting, electoral boxes and other equipment; supervises the observance of electoral rules in the territory of the polling station; organizes voting on polling day on polling day, and Also, early voting; counts the votes, sets out the results of voting at the polling station; examines complaints (claims) of violations of this Federal Law and takes on them motivated solutions; other authority in the in accordance with this Federal Act. The term of office of the precinct election commission will expire after the official publication of the general election results, including the results of the election in the respective electoral district. Article 28. Transparency in the activities of election commissions The activity of election commissions is transparent and open. Candidates for deputies and their proxies, authorized representatives of electoral associations, election blocs and representatives of mass media are entitled to be present at the meetings of election commissions. The election commissions shall bring to the attention of the citizens the results of the registration of candidates, their biographical data and the results of voting on each candidate, the election association, the election bloc. Decisions of election commissions are published in the press and transmitted to other media. Article 29. Organization of electoral commissions The activities of election commissions are conducted on the basis of collegiality. The meeting of the election commission shall be valid if there are a majority of the members of the commission with the right to vote. The meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be valid if there are at least two thirds of the members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a decisive vote. When making decisions by election commissions with an even number of members of the Commission with the right to vote, in the case of an equal number of votes for and against, the chairman of the election commission shall be decisive. The decisions of the electoral commissions, adopted within the limits of their powers, are binding on the state and local government bodies, as well as on the lower electoral commissions. Decisions of the electoral commissions on the election of the chairman, vice-chairperson and secretary of the election commission, on the registration of candidates, cancellation of registration of candidates, on issues of financial support for preparation and holding elections, on the establishment of the results of the voting, on the recognition of the elections by failed or invalid, shall be taken at the meetings of the election commissions by a majority vote of the total number of members of the commission with the casting vote. The decisions of the election commissions on other matters shall be taken by a majority vote of the number of members of the election commission present with the right to vote. The decision of the election commission shall be signed by the chairman and the secretary of the election commission. Members of the election commission who do not agree with the decision taken by the election commission shall have the right in writing to express a dissenting opinion, which should be brought to the attention of the chairman of the election commission The election commission shall be held at least three days before the election day and on election day immediately. The election commission's decision, which runs counter to federal laws or adopted by an election commission that exceeds its authority, is to be rescinding by a higher electoral commission or a court. The meetings of the election commission shall be convened and shall be held by the Chairman or on his behalf by the Deputy Chairman of the Election Commission. Meetings are also held at the request of not less than a third of the members of the election commission with the right to vote. The representatives of the parties concerned are entitled to attend the meetings of the election commissions in the consideration of complaints (applications). The President, the Vice-President and the Secretary of the Electoral Commission acting on a permanent basis, as well as on the decision of the relevant election commission and other members of the electoral commission, may work in a casting vote the electoral commission on a regular basis. Payment for the work of the members of the election commission with the right of deciding vote shall be made within the limits of the budgetary funds allocated to the election commission in the order and size determined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Electoral Commission, which operates on an ongoing basis, has its own apparatus, the structure and the states of which shall be established by the election commission within the limits of the budget allocated to it. Other electoral commissions may establish, for the period of preparation and conduct of elections, the temporary apparatus, the structure and the states of which shall be established by the respective election commissions within the allocated budget. Article 30. Support for election commissions ' activities State bodies, local government bodies, voluntary associations, enterprises, institutions and organizations, as well as their officials are obliged to provide election commissions assisting in the exercise of their powers, including the provision of the necessary premises, transportation, communications, technical equipment, and the provision of information and materials, and responses to the appeals of the election commissions to the five-day period 5 days before election day and on election day immediately. Article 31. Appeals against decisions and actions of the election commissions Decisions and actions (inaction) of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and its officials can be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. Decisions and actions (inaction) of election commissions and their officials can be appealed to a higher election commission or a court. Prior referral to a higher electoral commission is not a prerequisite for judicial recourse. Complaints (applications) brought before a court shall be examined by a court within the time limits set by this Federal Law. Decisions on complaints (applications) received by a higher electoral commission during the election shall be made within five days of the receipt of the complaint (application) to the commission, and five days before the election day and on election day- immediately. In the event that the facts contained in the complaints (statements) require further verification, decisions thereon shall be taken not later than within 10 days. The higher electoral commission has the right to decide on the merits of the complaint (declarations) by repeals the decision of the lower commission. The courts and prosecutors are obliged to organize their work (including weekends) in such a way as to ensure that complaints (applications) are dealt with in a timely manner. Chapter V. ELECTIONS Article 32. The concept of the electoral association Electoral Union is the All-Russian public association, which is established in accordance with the procedure established by federal laws, the charter of which provides for participation in elections to bodies State authority through nomination of candidates and registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation no later than six months before the announcement of the election day. The electoral blocs, which are formed during the election of deputies of the State Duma, also have electoral blocs. Article 33. Electoral blocs The electoral blocks may be formed by at least two public associations that are the electoral associations, in accordance with article 32, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act. If the public association is part of the electoral bloc, it cannot perform during the election period as an independent electoral association or be part of another election bloc. The decision to join the election block is made at the congress (conference) of the public association. Election blocks are registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The registration shall be made no later than within five days after submission to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation of the protocols of congress (conferences) of public associations with decisions on joining the election bloc and the joint ballot. The decision of public associations to create an electoral bloc signed by the authorized representatives of these public associations. Article 34. Authorized representatives of the electoral association, electoral unit Electoral Union, the electoral bloc shall appoint representatives authorized under this Federal Law to represent The electoral unit, the electoral bloc on all issues related to the participation of the electoral association, the electoral bloc in the elections of deputies to the State Duma, including on financial issues. Article 35. The participation of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs in the elections of deputies of the State Duma Electoral associations, electoral blocs participating in the elections of deputies of the State Duma on equal grounds, established by this Federal Act. Chapter VI: NOMINATION AND REGISTRATION OF CANDIDATES Article 36. Nomination of candidates to election by union, electoral bloc in single-mandate constituencies The Congress (conference) of the electoral association with an indication of the constituency in which each candidate will run. The electoral bloc is entitled not to nominate more than one candidate in one electoral district. The decision on the nomination of candidates shall be taken by secret ballot. The Electoral Union, the electoral bloc, is entitled to nominate candidates for the deputies of persons who are not members of the public associations affiliated to them. Article 37. Nomination of the federal list of candidates by the electoral association, the electoral bloc Federal list of candidates for deputies of the State Duma for election in the federal electoral district is nominated by the electoral association at the congress (conference) of the electoral association. The decision to nominate a federal list of candidates shall be taken by secret ballot. The Electoral Unit has the right to nominate candidates for the federal list of candidates who are not members of public associations. The composition of the federal list of candidates and the procedure for the placement of candidates are determined by the electoral association, the electoral bloc. The electoral alliance, the electoral bloc, determines the procedure for placing the candidates in the list, in whole or in part, on regional groups of candidates (in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or groups of subjects of the Russian Federation), on the part of the list of candidates not belonging to regional groups, there may be no more than 12 candidates. At the same time, they are obliged to indicate which constituent entities of the Russian Federation or groups of subjects of the Russian Federation correspond to each of the nominated regional groups of candidates. A candidate cannot be assigned to two or more such groups and may not be mentioned more than once in the federal list. After the submission of the federal list to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the composition and placement of candidates in the Central Election Commission cannot be changed, except for changes caused by attrition. The federal list may include candidates for deputies of the State Duma nominated by the same electoral association, the electoral bloc in single-mandate electoral districts. The total number of candidates nominated by the election association, the electoral bloc on the federal list, cannot exceed 270 people. Article 38. Presentation of the lists of candidates and documents of the electoral associations, election blocs in Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Federation Federal List of candidates and list of candidates Representatives of the electoral bloc of the single-member electoral districts shall be represented by the authorized representative of the electoral association, the electoral bloc to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The lists include the name, first name, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence of each candidate. Simultaneously with the lists, a copy of the certificate of registration of the public association by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, its registered charter, the protocol with the decision of the congress (conference) of the electoral association, on which candidates have been nominated, as well as the power of attorney of the authorized representative of the electoral association in accordance with the procedure established by law. Authorized representatives of the electoral bloc concurrently with lists of candidates shall submit to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation protocols of public associations with decisions on joining The electoral bloc and the joint decision of the public associations ' data on the establishment of the electoral bloc, signed by the authorized representatives of these public associations. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation considers the submitted documents within three days and issues a certified copy of the lists of candidates or a reasoned decision to refuse extradition. The refusal to accept documents and the issuance of copies of the lists of candidates may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to consider the complaint not later than within three days. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation publishes the lists of candidates submitted to it in the media and in its official press. Article 39. Collection of signatures in support of candidates nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc Electoral Union, the electoral bloc that nominated candidates in single-member electoral districts, shall collect The signatures of voters of the respective single-member constituency in support of each candidate in the number of not less than 1 per cent of the total number of voters in the electoral district. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that put forward the federal list of candidates, is obliged to collect at least 200,000 signatures of voters in its support, while one constituent entity of the Russian Federation must have no more than as a percentage of the required total number of signatures. The signatures collected in support of the candidate nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc of the single-mandate electoral district and the registered district election commission are included in the Central Electoral Commission. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The electoral unit is entitled to start collecting signatures from the date on which the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation issued certified copies of the lists of candidates. Prior to the election of the election association, certified copies of the lists of candidates are not permitted to collect signatures. The collection of signatures of voters is carried out at the place of work (including in the labor collectives), service, study, residence, at pre-election events, as well as in other places where agitation and collection of signatures are not prohibited by federal law. Any form of coercion and bribery of voters on the part of the person collecting the signature is inadmissible. Subscriptions are made on the form laid down in Annexes N 1 and N 2 to this Federal Law. When collecting signatures in support of the federal list of candidates, each subscription list shall include the name, first name, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence of the first three candidates, heading the federal part of the list, as well as the three candidates heading the relevant regional part of the list, if the list is divided into regional groups of candidates. At the request of the voter, the person collecting signatures in support of the federal list is obliged to present a federal list of candidates, certified by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Each subscription list must contain the name of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, where the signatures were collected. If signatures are collected in support of the candidate nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc in the single-mandate constituency, except the specified data in the signature list shall be indicated by the name of the electoral association, Nominating candidate and affiliation of a candidate to the relevant electoral association. Voters are entitled to sign in support of candidates (lists of candidates) from different electoral associations, but only once in support of the same candidate (candidate list). The voter shall indicate his or her surname, first name, patronymic, birth year (18 years old, additional day and month), address of the place of residence, series and number of the passport or equivalent document, as well as the date of the signature. The Subscription sheet shall be certified by the person who collected the signatures, indicating his or her surname, name and patronymic, place of residence, series and passport number or equivalent document, and by the authorized representative of the electoral association, of the candidate electoral bloc. In case of early elections of deputies to the State Duma, the number of voters ' signatures, which must be collected in accordance with Part Two of this article, is the number of electoral blocs that have nominated the federal state The list of candidates is reduced by half. Article 40. The nomination of the candidate directly from the electorate The right to nominate its candidate for the election of deputies of the State Duma under a single-member electoral district belongs to every citizen of the Russian Federation, which has active suffrage and has reached 21 years of age on the date of the election. The right to nominate a candidate for the uninominal constituency is also vested in the voters in the place of work, service, study and residence in the territory of this electoral district. The initiators of signature collection in support of the nomination of a candidate for the single-member constituency shall be notified in writing by the appropriate district election commission of its initiative. The notification should include the name, surname, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence of the candidate. Article 41. Collection of signatures in support of the candidate, nominated directly voters Gathering of signatures in support of the candidate nominated directly by voters begins from the day of official publication of Central OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION In support of the nomination, at least one percent of voters ' signatures must be collected from the total number of voters in the constituency. In the case of early elections, the number of signatures is reduced by half. The signatures can only be collected among the voters of the constituency where the candidate is nominated. The collection of signatures is carried out at the place of work (including in the labor collectives), service, study and residence. However, coercion and bribery of voters in any form by the person collecting the signature are inadmissible. Subscriptions are made according to the form set in Annex N 3 to this Federal Law. Each subscription list shall include the name, first name, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation), place of residence of the candidate and the name of the constituency in which he is nominated. Voters, by signing in the subscription list, shall indicate their surname, first name, patronymic, year of birth (18 years old-additional day and month), address of place of residence, series and number of passport or equivalent document, as well as date signing. The signature sheet shall be certified by the person who collected the signatures, indicating the name, surname, patronymic, place of residence, series and number of the passport or its superseding document and the candidate's candidate. Article 42. Registration of candidates for deputies For registration of federal lists of candidates, authorized representatives of electoral associations, election blocs represent the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 55 days before the date of the election, the subscription lists in support of the federal list of candidates and the data on each candidate from the federal list, including his surname, first name, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, occupation (occupation) and place residence. At the same time, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation submits applications of candidates to stand for election on the federal list nominated by the electoral association, the election bloc. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall, within ten days from the date of receipt of documents, verify that the procedure for the nomination of the federal list of candidates meets the requirements of this Federal Law and decides on The registration of a federal list of candidates or a reasoned decision to refuse registration. To register a candidate nominated directly by voters of the uninominal constituency, as well as the candidate nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc in the uninominal constituency, the candidate or The authorized representative of the electoral association, the electoral bloc shall submit to the district election commission no later than 55 days prior to the election day the subscription lists with the signatures of the voters in support of the nomination of the candidate. At the same time, the district election commission shall be informed of the applicant's name, surname, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation), place of residence, and the applicant's declaration of consent to stand for election in this constituency and the decision of the electoral association, the electoral bloc to nominate the candidate for this constituency. Subscriptions shall be submitted to the election commissions in a booklet and a numbered form. The subscription lists in support of the federal list of candidates should be compiled in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, where the voters ' signatures were collected. At the reception of subscription lists, the election commissions shall certify each subscription sheet of the election commission stamp and then issue a confirmation to the authorized representative or candidate in writing on the acceptance of the subscription lists with date and time. the time of their reception. The District Electoral Commission shall, within five days from the date of the adoption of the documents, verify that the procedure for the nomination of the candidate is in accordance with the requirements of this Federal Law and shall decide on the registration of the candidate or the reasoned decision. The decision to refuse registration. When checked by election commissions, the authorized representatives of the respective election blocs, electoral blocs, as well as the candidates are entitled to attend the registration of signatures and other documents. nominated in single-member electoral districts. In case of doubt as to the veracity of the data contained in the subscription lists or the reliability of the voters ' signatures, the district election commission will organize a corresponding check of the subscription lists. It is not permitted to register the same person in more than one federal list of candidates, or more than one list of candidates nominated by the electoral association, the election bloc for a single mandate in the electoral districts, as well as in more than one single-member constituency. The candidate registered in the uninominal constituency as a candidate nominated directly by the voters cannot be simultaneously registered in the same constituency as a candidate of the electoral association, of the electoral bloc. One and the same person can be registered as a candidate on the federal list of candidates and simultaneously in one of the uninominal constituencies. The decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the registration of the federal list of candidates or the refusal of registration may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, and the decision of the district election commission On the registration of the candidate or the refusal of registration to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or to the Supreme Court of the Republic in the Russian Federation, the Regional Court, the Regional Court, the City Court of the Federal Court, the court of the Autonomous Republic oblast, court of autonomous district. The complaint must be considered within three days. Each registered candidate shall be issued with a registration certificate, indicating its date and time. Registered candidate lists and registered candidates within 48 hours of registration are transmitted to the media. The district election commission, not later than 15 days prior to the election day, will post information about registered candidates on the boards of the election commission, indicating the data listed in part three of Article 40 Federal law. If, within the time limits set by this article, only one candidate is registered in the uninominal constituency or no candidate is registered in the federal electoral district No federal list of candidates will be registered or only one such list will be registered, elections for such a constituency are postponed by decision of the relevant election commission for 60 days for the additional ballot. of candidates or federal lists of candidates and subsequent electoral activities. If there are less than two candidates left in the single-mandate electoral district on election day, the election in that constituency is postponed by decision of the relevant district election commission for 100 days for additional elections. Nominations and subsequent electoral activities. Chapter VII. STATUS OF CANDIDATES IN DEPUTS Article 43. Equality of candidates for deputies All registered candidates have equal rights and have equal responsibilities. Article 44. Rights and duties of the candidate in the deputies After registration, the candidate to the deputy is not entitled to take advantage of his official position in the interests of election. After registration, the candidate is released from work, military service and military taxes from the day of registration until the date of the official publication of the general election results. During this period, the corresponding election commission, with funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections, shall pay the candidates to the deputies for monetary compensation in the amount not exceeding the minimum wage The federal law on election day is more than ten times. The candidate cannot be dismissed from work on the initiative of the administration (employer), has been transferred without his consent to another job or position, including to work in another area, and is sent on a business trip, he said. Military service and military taxes from the day of registration to the day of official publication of the general election results. The time of participation of a candidate in the election is counted on the length of service in the field of work for which he worked until the day of registration. The candidate nominated in the uninominal constituency, from the day of registration until the day of the official publication of the general election results, has the right to use any one free of charge in the territory of the respective electoral district. Public transport modes, excluding taxis and scheduled flights. In urban areas where there are several electoral districts, the candidate may use public transport free of charge, except for taxis and contract flights, throughout the city. In the event that a candidate has a permanent place of residence outside the single-mandate constituency in which he is running, the candidate has the right to three free trips by rail, water and water during that period by road, except for taxis and contract flights, or one free journey by air to and from the electoral district. Payment of these visits shall be made by the appropriate district electoral commission. The candidate included in the registered federal list of candidates has the right to carry out one trip (there and back) within the territory of the Russian Federation in any form of intercity transport, except for taxis and contract flights. In addition, the candidate included in the regional group of candidates (if the relevant federal list is divided into such groups) is entitled to use any public transport free of charge, except for taxis and registered flights, of the Russian Federation Payment of these trips is made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections. The candidate is entitled not later than three days before the election day. The electoral unit shall be able to withdraw any registered candidate at least three days before the date of the election, with the exception of those in support of single-member constituencies Voter signatures collected. If a candidate has been withdrawn without needing to do so, the corresponding election commission may charge the candidate or the electoral unit with the corresponding part of the expenses it has incurred, including the funds, by the electoral commission of the candidate or the electoral association, the electoral bloc for the election campaign. The candidate registered in the uninominal constituency may have up to 10 trustee persons who are registered by the same election commission. The electoral association, the electoral bloc that registered the federal list of candidates, may appoint up to 500 persons who are registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The trustee shall receive certification from the relevant election commission and carry out campaign and other activities that facilitate the election of candidates. The administration (employer), referred to in part two of this article, is obliged to grant the persons concerned, at their request, unpaid leave. The candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, who have appointed the trustee, are entitled at any time to withdraw them by notifying the relevant election commission, which shall cancel the certificates issued to those trusted persons. The candidate for post-registration may not be prosecuted, arrested or subjected to administrative penalties imposed by the courts without the consent of the Procurator-General of the Russian Federation. In such a case, the Procurator-General of the Russian Federation shall immediately inform the electoral commission who registered the candidate. Chapter VIII. PREFECTIVE AGUITATION Article 45. The election campaign and the date of its holding Citizens of the Russian Federation, candidates for deputies of the State Duma, electoral associations, electoral blocs have the right to conduct electoral campaigning without interference. It is prohibited to conduct pre-election propaganda, distribute any campaign materials: federal bodies of state power, state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local authorities Self-government, as well as their officials in the performance of their duties; military units, military institutions and organizations; charitable organizations and religious associations; members of the electoral commissions with the right to vote. The pre-election campaign begins on the day of registration of candidates and ends at zero hours local time the day before the election day. On election day, and on the preceding day, any campaigning is prohibited. The printed materials previously removed from the offices of the electoral commissions remain in place. The election campaign can be conducted: through mass media; through public pre-election events (pre-election meetings and meetings with voters, public election debates, and discussions, rallies, marches, demonstrations, other pre-election events); , through the issuance and (or) distribution of printed, audio-visual and other campaign materials. It is prohibited to conduct pre-election agitation, accompanied by the provision of goods, services (excluding information services), securities, as well as payment of money to voters. Journalists, media editorial officials are prohibited from broadcasting information television and radio programmes, and participating in the coverage of the elections through the media if the persons concerned are candidates to the State Duma deputies or to their proxists. Article 46. Inadmissibility of abuse of the right to pre-election agitation No abuse of freedom of mass information is allowed in the conduct of pre-election campaigning. The election programs, campaign materials and speeches at meetings, rallies, and mass media should not call for a violent change in the foundations of the constitutional order and violation of the integrity of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The agitation or propagation of social, racial, national, religious or linguistic superiority, and the production and distribution of messages and materials inciting social, racial, national or religious enmity are prohibited. Candidates, election associations, election blocs and their authorized representatives shall not be entitled to hand over money, gifts or other material values to the voters, except for the conduct of electoral organization work. (on duty at polling stations, collecting signatures and so on), to carry out preferential sales of goods, free distribution of any goods, except for printed materials, including illustrations, materials, as well as badges specially made for the campaign. The candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs and their authorized representatives shall not have the right to influence the voters by promising to transfer money, securities and other material goods to voters. The election commissions monitor compliance with the established procedure for campaigning. The persons who have been notified of the unlawful statements or the distribution of the unlawful campaign materials, they shall take measures to suppress these activities and have the right to apply to the relevant authorities with a view to preventing them from doing so. The illegal campaign activity, as well as the court with the idea of cancellation of the decision on registration of the candidate, the federal list of candidates. The submissions are considered by the court within three days, and three days before the election day, immediately. Article 47. The election campaign through the mass media information Candidates for deputies, electoral associations, election blocs are entitled to airtime on the channels of state television and radio companies, broadcasting and broadcasting on the territory of the respective electoral district on an equal basis (free of charge equal to the amount of airtime allotted, one time of airing and other conditions). A Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the procedure for granting airtime to candidates, electoral associations and election blocs on the channels of state television and radio companies State bodies that ensure observance of constitutional rights and freedoms in the field of mass information, when it is mandatory to consider proposals of candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs. In order to conduct the election campaign, the electoral blocs, which registered the federal lists of candidates, are entitled to use state television and radio companies. The candidates to the deputies have the right to use regional state television and radio companies to conduct the election campaign. Officials of editorial offices of periodicals, one of the founders (co-founders) of which are state or municipal authorities, state enterprises, institutions and organizations, or which are financed All or part of the corresponding budget (federal budget, budget of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation) is obliged to ensure equal opportunities to publish campaign materials for all candidates associations, electoral blocs. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The authorities responsible for the observance of constitutional rights and freedoms in the field of mass information. The pre-election campaign through the mass media is carried out in the form of public election debates, round tables, press conferences, interviews, speeches, political advertising and other forms not prohibited by law. At the same time, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the candidate to the deputies has the right to independently determine the form and nature of the election campaign. It is prohibited to interrupt television and radio programmes containing pre-election campaigns, advertising of goods, works and services. In information television and radio programs about campaigning by candidates, election blocs, election blocs should be given only a separate block, usually at the beginning of these programs, no comment. These information blocks are not paid for by candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs. Journalists, media outlets, officials and artists of state television and radio companies are prohibited from participating in the coverage of the elections through the mass media, including in television and radio programmes, if the persons concerned are candidates or nominees. Television and radio programmes containing pre-election campaigns are aired with a parallel video and audio recording, which is kept for six months from the day of the programme's broadcast. Article 48. Pre-election campaign for the periodical press editions Periodic newspapers, established by legislative (representative), executive, judicial, and local government bodies exclusively for the publication of their official communications and materials, normative and other acts, it is not right to publish campaign materials of candidates to MPs, electoral associations, electoral blocs. Periodic publication, one of the founders (co-founders) of which is State or municipal authorities, public enterprises, institutions and organizations, or which is financed in whole or in part by The corresponding budget of the corresponding budget (the federal budget, the budget of the subject of the Russian Federation), which has provided the candidate to the deputies, the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc in the lane, is not entitled to refuse another candidate, to the electoral unit, to the electoral unit (regional the group of the electoral association) in a place in the lane on the same terms and is obliged to do so in the nearest rooms. Article 49. The conditions for holding election meetings, meetings with voters State bodies and local self-government bodies are obliged to assist candidates in the deputies, electoral associations and electoral blocs in the elections. The organization and conduct of pre-election meetings, meetings of candidates for deputies and proxies with voters. The allocation of premises for such meetings and meetings shall be considered by the relevant State and local authorities within five days from the date of their submission and are addressed in the order in which they are addressed. by the district electoral commission. At the request of the electoral commissions, premises suitable for mass events and are in state or municipal property owned by state enterprises, institutions and organizations, free of charge for the use of time for meetings of candidates and trust-persons with voters established by the election commission. At the same time, the election commissions are obliged to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates and electoral associations, electoral blocs. The buildings and structures included in the State Code of Specials for the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation cannot be provided for these purposes. Article 50. Propagation of the campaign materials of the materials Electoral associations, candidates to deputies have the right to freely issue posters, leaflets and other campaign printed materials. The printed materials should contain information about the organizations and the persons responsible for their production. It is prohibited to distribute anonymous campaign materials. The printed materials may be posted in any room, in any building, structure or other object with the consent of the owner or the owner of the specified objects. It is prohibited to display propaganda printed materials on monuments, obelisks, buildings, buildings with historical, cultural or architectural values, as well as in the premises of the election commission and in the polling station. Not later than 20 days prior to the election day, the local administration is obliged to provide special places for the embroiders or dislikes of campaign printed materials. Such places should be easy to visit and must be at least one within the territory of each polling station. The candidate registered for the corresponding uninominal constituency, the electoral association, the electoral bloc who registered the federal list of candidates registered with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation an equal area for the embroiders or dislikes of campaign printed materials. The Election Commission, notified of the distribution of anonymous or fraudulent campaign materials, has taken steps to prevent this activity and has the right to contact the relevant authorities with a view on the Suppression of the unlawful election campaign. CHAPTER IX. FINANCING ELECTION OF THE ELECTION Article 51. Financial support for the preparation and holding of elections costs of election commissions for the preparation and conduct of elections of deputies to the State Duma, as well as to ensure the activity of election commissions within The duration of their term of office shall be made at the expense of the federal budget. The corresponding expenditures are provided for in a separate line in the federal budget. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall receive within ten days from the date of the election and the election of the State Duma deputies, as stipulated in the federal budget. It is distributed by the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. In case of holding early elections to the State Duma, these expenses are paid from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, which is financed from the federal budget. In cases where the budgetary funds are not transferred to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in time, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is entitled to apply for loans to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. In the case of the Federation, and in the case of refusal of the latter, to grant credit to commercial banks for obtaining a credit on a competitive basis to finance the preparation and conduct of the elections. These loans, including interest, are covered by the federal budget no later than three months after the election day. Similarly, additional and new elections for deputies to the State Duma are financed if the funds originally allocated to the elections are exhausted. The procedure for the transfer of funds to election commissions is established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation together with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. The chairmen of the election commissions shall administer the funds and shall be responsible for the compliance of financial documents to the decisions of the election commissions on financial matters. Unspent budgetary allocations after the end of the elections remain in the special accounts of the election commissions for use as provided for in Part One of this Article. Article 52. The electoral fund of the candidate for the deputies and the electoral fund of the electoral association, the electoral bloc candidates to the deputies and the electoral associations, the electoral blocs form their own electoral funds for the financing of electoral campaigning. The funds of the election funds should be held in special temporary accounts in the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation. The right to dispose of the funds of the election fund for these purposes belongs solely to the candidate or the electoral association, the electoral bloc. The Office of the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation opens candidates and electoral associations, the electoral blocs who registered the federal list of candidates, on the basis of a communication in written form The Electoral Commission has special temporary accounts for the formation of electoral funds. No income is charged or paid in these accounts. Election funds can be formed at the expense of the following funds: funds allocated to the candidate or the electoral association, the electoral block for the election campaign by the respective election commission; own funds of the candidate who cannot exceed the minimum wage established by federal law for election day by more than 1,000 times; funds that have been allocated to the candidate the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc, and which cannot exceed the minimum wage established by federal law for the election day, by more than 1,500 times; own funds of the electoral association, the electoral bloc, which cannot exceed the minimum wage The amount of remuneration established by federal law for the election day is more than 100,000 times; voluntary donations of individuals and legal entities. The size of a person's donation to the election fund cannot exceed the minimum wage established by the federal law for the election day, by more than 20 times, and to the election fund merge is more than 30 times. The amount of the legal person's donation to the election fund of the candidate or the electoral fund of the electoral association may not exceed the minimum wage established by the federal law for the day The appointment of the election is more than 200 and 2000 times, respectively. The limit of the candidate's expenses from the election fund cannot exceed more than 10,000 times the minimum wage established by federal law for election day. The sum of the electoral bloc's expenses, the electoral bloc cannot exceed the minimum wage established by the federal law on election day, more than in 250 thousand times. No donations to election funds by: foreign states, organizations and citizens; stateless persons; Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if any The share of foreign capital in their charter capital exceeds 30 percent; international organizations and international social movements; local governments, state and municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations; military units, military institutions and organizations; charitable organizations and religious associations. Banks provide information on the receipt of funds for special temporary accounts of candidates, electoral associations, election blocks of the relevant election commission within three days of their receipt. If voluntary donations were made to election funds of candidates or to election funds of electoral associations, election blocs from natural or legal persons who do not have the right to make such donations, or in dimensions above the size of the present article, the candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs shall be obliged to return these donations in whole or in part, respectively, in excess of the established amount of the donation, contributors, indicating the reason for the return. Anonymous donations are credited to the State' s revenue. The candidates and the election associations are prohibited from using other funds for the conduct of the election campaign, except for the funds received in their election funds. Banks provide information on the expenditure of funds held in special temporary accounts of candidates and electoral associations, election blocs, the relevant election commission on its request in writing. If the candidate or the electoral association, the electoral bloc used other funds to conduct the election campaign, in addition to the funds received by their election funds, the corresponding election commission is right apply to the court with a view to the cancellation of a decision on the registration of a candidate or a federal list of candidates. The submission is considered by the court within five days, and five days before the election day, immediately. All financial transactions with special temporary accounts of candidates, electoral associations, election blocs opened for the formation of their election funds are terminated on the election day. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the district election commission may, on the basis of the respective application of the candidate, the electoral association or the electoral bloc, extend the period of financial operations Payment of expenses incurred prior to election day. Article 53. Accounting for money and financial Reporting Procedure for recording and spending budget funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections, election funds of candidates for deputies, and The election funds of the electoral blocs are determined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. Forms of the financial report of election commissions on the receipt and expenditure of funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections and the financial report of candidates for deputies, electoral associations, election blocs are established OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The candidates to the district election commission shall submit a financial report to the district election commission not later than 30 days after the publication of the election results. At the same time, the electoral blocis and the electoral units submit a financial report to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Copies of these financial statements are transmitted by the appropriate election commission to the media. The precinct and territorial election commissions shall submit financial reports to the higher election commissions not later than 10 and 20 days from the date of publication of the election results. The district election commission shall submit the financial reports of the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation no later than 45 days from the date of publication of the results of the elections. The Electoral Commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall submit to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation a consolidated financial report not later than 60 days from the date of the official publication of the general election results. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation submits a financial report on the expenditure of the federal budget to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation no later than three months from the date of the official The publication of the general election results. The financial report is to be published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its official press and handed over to the media no later than one month from the date of its submission to the Chambers OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 54. Unspent money Election funds The candidate, the electoral association, the election bloc shall return the election commission no later than 30 days after the election day The unexpended resources of the electoral fund is proportional to the amount of money allocated to them by the respective election commission. At the end of that period, unexpended budgetary resources, as instructed by the relevant election commission, are listed by the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation offices on the account of the election commission in an indisputable manner. The balances of the funds in the accounts of candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs are listed by candidates and the electoral blocs, the electoral blocs in proportion to the funds invested in the elections. Current (estimated) accounts of organizations and individuals who have made donations to the electoral funds, with the permission of the relevant election commission. Article 55. Audit Services To monitor the targeting of funds allocated to election commissions for the preparation and conduct of elections, as well as control of the sources of income, the correctness of the cash register The Central Election Commission (CEC) of the Russian Federation, with the participation of specialists, has been established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of specialists in the electoral blocs and their spending by candidates to the deputies and the electoral associations and the electoral blocs. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Chapter X. VOTING AND DEFINITION Article 56. The voting room The voting room is made available to the precinct election commission by the head of the respective local administration. The voting room should have a room in which the cabins or specially equipped seats are to be put to the vote, or be suitable for secret voting of the room. Cabins, specially equipped rooms or a room for secret ballot shall be equipped with tables and written materials. No pencils are allowed for this purpose. In the voting room, or immediately before the voting, the precinct election commission shall set up a stand on which samples of ballot papers and information material on all electoral associations shall be placed. The election blocs running in the federal electoral district and all the candidates nominated by them in the federal electoral district, as well as all candidates running for the single-member constituency. The information materials on the candidates and the election blocs, the electoral blocs, as well as their pre-election platforms should not contain campaign appeals. The samples of the completed ballot papers placed on the stand should not contain the names of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs running for the federal constituency, and the names of the candidates running for this election to the uninominal constituency. Article 57. The ballot papers For the election of deputies to the State Duma, each voter receives two ballot papers of various forms established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation Central Election Commission (CEC) approves the form and text of the Russian-language ballot on the federal electoral district not later than 28 days before the election day. The text of the ballot paper on the uninominal voting district is approved by the district election commission. The ballot paper should be placed on only one side of the ballot paper. The ballot papers on the federal electoral district are placed in the order determined by the drawing of lots, names and symbols (if any) of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs to which the registered voters have been put forward The federal lists of candidates for the deputies, with the indication of the names of public associations affiliated to each of these electoral associations, election blocs. The drawing of lots is conducted by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs no later than 36 days before the election day. The number obtained by the election association, the electoral unit as a result of the drawing of lots, shall be maintained until the end of the elections. The names of the first three candidates from the federal lists of candidates put forward by them are placed under the name of the electoral association and the electoral bloc. If the electoral association, the electoral bloc was divided upon the registration of its federal lists of candidates for regional groups, the names and patronymics of the first three candidates are included in the ballot paper. the list of candidates to the respective regional group of candidates. However, if the federal list, divided into regional groups, there are no candidates who have not been assigned to any of the regional groups, only the names, names and patronymics of candidates are included in the ballot papers. The relevant regional group. To the right of the name of each selective union, an empty square is placed. At the end of the list of electoral associations, the electoral blocks are placed "Against all federal lists of candidates" with an empty square to the right of it. The Electoral Bulletin for a single-mandate constituency shall contain, in alphabetical order, the names, names and patronymics of all candidates registered for that constituency and their data as provided for in the fourth article 41 of this Federal Law. In the event that a candidate is nominated by an electoral association, the name of the electoral association, the electoral bloc, and the affiliation of a candidate to a political party or other public association, a member of the electoral association, the electoral bloc, if this is the case. If the candidate is nominated directly by the voters, his political affiliation shall be indicated only if the candidate himself wishes. To the right of the data, an empty square is placed on each candidate. At the end of the list of candidates the line "Against all candidates" is placed with an empty square to the right of it. Each ballot paper shall contain an explanation of how it is to be filled. The ballot papers are printed in Russian. According to the decision of the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation in the republics of the Russian Federation, the ballot papers are printed in Russian and in the official language of the country concerned and, where necessary, in the languages of the Russian Federation. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION If the ballot papers in two or more languages are printed for the polling station, the text in these languages shall be placed in each ballot paper. The text of the ballot paper is approved by the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The ballot papers for the federal electoral district are published by order of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 20 days before the election day. The ballot papers for voting on single-mandate electoral districts shall be published on the same date on the order of the respective electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The territorial election commissions receive ballot papers from district election commissions not later than 16 days before the election day. Precinct election commissions shall receive ballots from the territorial election commissions not later than four days before the election day. For each constituency, the number of ballot papers passed to the precinct election commission may not exceed the number of voters included in the electoral register by more than 0.5 per cent. The right upper corner of the ballot will be signed by two members of the precinct election commission, who are certified by the press of the precinct election commission. The ballots of an undisclosed form are not recognized by the ballot papers by the precinct election commission and vote count is not taken into account. In case of disposals not earlier than 15 days before the election day of some candidates or cancellation of federal lists of candidates of some electoral associations, electoral blocs, territorial and precinct election commissions on The instructions of the district election commissions shall be deleted from the ballot papers the data on the respective candidates or on the electoral associations, the electoral blocs. Article 58. Method of voting On election day, voting shall be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. About time and place of voting, precinct election commissions shall notify the voters not later than 20 days before the date of its election through the mass media or in another way. At the polling stations formed on vessels in military units, in military units, in polar stations, in remote and inaccessible areas, precinct election commission may declare a vote finished before The time specified in the first paragraph of this article, if all the voters included in the voters ' list have voted. Voters who, on election day, will be absent from their place of residence, may vote early, by filling ballots in the premises of the territorial (15-4 days before election day) or The election commission shall not be secret (not earlier than three days prior to the election day) so that the secret of voting is not violated. If the voter is voting in the premises of the territorial election commission, the ballot shall be signed by two members of the territorial election commission, which shall be certified by the seal of the territorial election commission. of the electoral commission. The voter's ballot papers are placed in an envelope which is glued and handed over to the duty member of the territorial or precinct election commission. The labels of the two members of the territorial or precinct election commission, which are certified by the press of the relevant election commission, shall be placed on the envelope. The territorial election commission shall submit the list of voters and envelopes with their ballots to the relevant precinct election commission not later than three days before the election day. In the case of early voting in the premises of the territorial election commission, the secretary of the precinct election commission, in whose territory the voter resides, makes the entry on the relevant line of the voters list: "pre-term" (after the arrival of a sealed envelope with the ballots from the territorial election commission to the precinct election commission) and to be signed. The [ [ District Electoral Commission]] has the right to allow the voting of the voters ahead of schedule, but not earlier than 15 days before the election day, on the courts, which on election day will be sailing, as well as in polar stations, in others remote and inaccessible areas. At eight hours on the election day, the chairman of the precinct election commission declares the polling station open and presents to the members of the election commission, present voters and observers the empty ballot boxes, which This is followed by a seal. The chairman of the precinct election commission then presents the envelopes, which were left early by voters. Each envelope is checked, signed and sealed, and the number of envelopes corresponds to the number of corresponding marks in the voters ' list. The envelopes are then opened and the ballot papers extracted from them go to the ballot box. In the event that more than two ballot papers were removed from the envelope, all the ballot papers extracted from the envelope were being liquidated, as a special act. Thereafter, the chairman of the precinct election commission shall invite the voters to vote. When receiving the ballot papers, the voter shall appear on the list of voters the series and number of their passport or replacing his identity card. With the consent of the voter or at the request of the voter, the series and number of the voter's identification card or passport may be added to the voters ' list by a member of the precinct election commission with the right to vote. The elector checks the validity of the record and signs them. If the voter is unable to independently sign the ballots, he is entitled to use the assistance of another person, with the exception of members of the precinct election commission, observers, Trust persons of candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs. A person who was assisted by a voter is credited to the voter list in the voter's register of the receipt of the ballots, indicating his/her last name. Each voter shall vote in person. Voting for other persons is not permitted. Ballot papers are filled in a booth with a specially equipped place or room for secret ballot, in which no one is allowed to be present, except for that voter. A voter, unable to fill the ballot papers himself, has the right to invite to the booth, specially equipped place or room for secret ballot, any person other than a member of the election commission, observers, Trust persons of candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs. The name of the person is listed in the voters ' list near the voter's signature of the receipt of the ballot papers. In the ballot in the federal electoral district, the voter puts any sign in an empty square to the right of the name of the electoral association, the electoral bloc, for which he/she has a federal list of candidates The vote is either in the square on the right of the line "Against all federal lists of candidates." In the ballot paper on the uninominal constituency, the voter puts any sign in the empty square to the right of the name of the candidate for which he or she votes, or in the square to the right of the line "Against all candidates". Filled voting ballots has been dropped in the electoral box. The electoral boxes should be kept under review by members of the precinct election commission and observers. The [ [ precinct election commission]] has the obligation to ensure that all voters can participate in the voting, including voters who, for reasons of health or for other valid reasons, are unable to enter the premises for (a) Voting To this end, the precinct election commission shall have the necessary number of portable ballot boxes, as determined by the decision of the district election commission. The application for a vote outside the polling station shall be confirmed by the voter in writing upon the arrival of the members of the precinct election commission. The statement should contain the same voter data as the voter list. After receiving the ballot papers, the voter shall mark it in his statement and sign. Members of the precinct election commission, who come to the polls, receive ballot papers corresponding to the number of applications. The number of voters ' statements, as well as the number of ballot papers used and returned, is noted in a separate act. At the same time, the voter list is marked by voting outside the polling station. Observers may participate in voting outside the polling station. Upon the return of the members of the precinct election commission to the polling station, the portable ballot box will not be opened until the counting of the votes has been counted. The organization and conduct of voting outside the voting room should exclude the possibility of violating the electoral rights of a citizen, as well as the possibility of violation of the secrecy of voting or distortion of the expression of the will of the voter. The President of the precinct election commission monitors the order in the voting room. It shall be binding on all persons present in the voting room. In the absence of the chairman of the precinct election commission, he shall be replaced by the deputy chairman of the precinct election commission, and in his absence, the secretary or other member of the precinct election commission, authorized by her. If the voter believes that an error has been made when the ballot is full, he is entitled to appeal to a member of the election commission to issue a new ballot to him for spoiled. A member of the election commission shall issue a new ballot to the voter, making the corresponding mark in the voters ' list against the name of the corresponding voter. The amended ballot paper is being liquidated, as is the act. "In the conduct of voting, the counting of votes and the drafting of protocols on voting by precinct election commissions at polling stations, observers representing the candidates are eligible to vote," he said. Associations, electoral blocs, proxnames of candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, foreign (international) observers, as well as representatives of the mass media. Article 59. Voter Voters vote section After the voting period expires, the chairman of the precinct election commission announces that it is only possible to get ballot papers and vote. Voters who are already in the voting room. Before opening electoral boxes, members of the election commission in the presence of observers representing the candidates, the electoral blocs, electoral blocs, and foreign (international) observers, if they are in the presence of observers (a) Election of the members of the delegation of the United Nations. The number of these ballots shall be announced and recorded in the minutes of the voting, after which the chairman of the precinct election commission checks the integrity of the seals on the ballot boxes, suggests that they should be certified The members of the precinct election commission, observers and trusted persons of candidates, election blocs, election blocs, and opens them up. The election of the ballot boxes is carried out in turn, at the beginning of the portable ballot boxes, then by the stationary election boxes. The ballot papers in the portable ballot boxes are counted first. Their number shall not exceed the number of applications by electors in writing to conduct the voting outside the polling station. In the case of a larger number of ballot papers in the portable ballot box than the number of applications reported, all the ballot papers in the portable ballot box are declared invalid by the decision of the precinct of the electoral commission. This fact, indicating the names of the members of the precinct election commission that ensured voting outside the polling station, is reflected in the act, which is annexed to the protocol on the results of the voting. When counting the votes cast in the federal electoral district and the uninominal constituency, ballots of an unidentified form are first removed, that is, not officially manufactured or not certified The electoral commission and invalid ballots. Ballot papers on which it is impossible to determine the will of the electorate are not valid. In particular, any sign (s) of more than one square or not in any of them. In case of doubt, the precinct election commission shall allow the matter to be voted on. In making a decision on the validity of the ballot, the election commission shall declare the causes of invalidity of the validity of the election commission on its downside. This record shall be certified by at least three members of the precinct election commission. Invalid ballots are packed separately from other ballot papers. The vote count should be carried out directly by members of the precinct election commission with the right to vote, without a break, until all members of the precinct are notified of the vote. Election Commission, as well as observers, including foreign (international) observers. The precinct election commission shall draw up protocols on the results of voting on the single-mandate electoral district and the federal electoral district. In each of these protocols: Number of voters included in the list of voters included in the list; number of ballot papers obtained Election Commission; number of ballot papers issued to voters at the polling station on election day; number of ballot papers issued to voters who voted early; number Ballot papers issued to voters who voted out of Voting rooms; number of faded ballot papers; number of ballot papers in fixed electoral boxes (except bulletins of an undetermined form); number Ballot ballot papers contained in portable ballot boxes (except for the bulletin of unknown form); number of valid ballots; number of invalid ballots (in volume number per row-number of ballot papers, not contains none of the positions). In addition to this information, Protocol No. 1 on the results of the voting on the single-member electoral district is entered: Last name, first name and patronymic, and if any, other data on the ballot papers candidates; number of votes cast for each candidate; number of votes cast against all candidates. In protocol N 2, the results of the vote on the federal electoral district also include the following: names of electoral associations that have nominated federal lists of candidates; number of votes Voters for each federal list of candidates; number of votes cast against all federal lists of candidates. These protocols are made up in three copies in the presence of all members of the precinct election commission, observers, proxies of candidates, electoral constituencies, election blocs, and all members precinct election commission. A member of the precinct election commission, who does not agree with the protocols in general or with separate provisions, has the right to attach a separate opinion to the protocols, as the relevant records are made in the protocols. The first copies of the protocols are attached to the complaints (claims) of violations of this Federal Act received by the precinct election commission, as well as the decisions taken on them by the election commission. Certified copies of complaints (statements) and decisions of the precinct election commission are attached to the second copies of the protocols. It is not possible to fill out protocols for the results of voting with a pencil and to make any corrections to them. In case of errors, inconsistencies in the protocols of the precinct election commission, as well as doubts about the correctness of drafting protocols, the higher election commission is entitled to decide on the recounting of votes the relevant precinct election commission. The recounting of the votes is conducted by the precinct election commission in the presence of the member (s) of the higher electoral commission. The first copies of the protocols of the precinct election commission after their signature are immediately forwarded to the relevant territorial election commission. The second copies of the Protocols, together with the sealed ballots, with the lists of members of the precinct election commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers from candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, Foreign (international) observers, media representatives present during the counting of voters are kept by the Secretary of the precinct election commission until the end of its work. Third copies of the protocols are provided to the trustee candidates, election blocs, electoral blocs, observers, members of the precinct election commission with the right to vote, Representatives of the media. Election documents, including ballot papers, shall be submitted to the respective territorial election commissions not later than ten days after the official announcement of the results of the election. to the constituency. Article 60. Establishment of the results of the voting by the territorial election commission On the basis of the protocols of precinct election commissions on the results of the voting by summing the data contained in them " The commission shall determine the results of the voting in the respective territory no later than three days from the date of the election. The members of the territorial election commission shall be directly elected by the members of the territorial election commission with the right to vote. As a result of the voting, the territorial election commission shall draw up protocols on the number of precinct election commissions in the respective territory, number of protocols of precinct election commissions, on the number of precinct election commissions. The basis of which is the protocols on the results of voting, as well as the sum of the entries of the protocols of the precinct election commissions established by the parts of the ninth to eleventh article 59 of this Federal Law. The protocols of the territorial election commission shall be drawn up in three copies and shall be signed by all members of the election commission present. A summary table of the results of voting in the respective territory, including the complete records of all precinct election commissions, is annexed to the protocols. A member of the territorial election commission, who does not agree with the protocols in general or with separate provisions, has the right to attach a separate opinion to the protocols, as recorded in the records. The first copies of the protocols are attached to the complaints (claims) of violations of this Federal Act received by the territorial election commission and the decisions of the election commission on them. Certified copies of complaints (applications) and decisions of the territorial election commission are attached to the second copies of the protocols. The first copies of the protocols of the territorial election commission, after their signing, together with the protocols of the precinct election commissions and the summary table, are immediately forwarded to the relevant district election commission. Second copies of the Protocols together with the summary table and lists of members of the territorial election commission with the right of deliberative voice, observers from candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, and foreign (international) observers, representatives of the media who were present during the establishment of the results of the voting and the drafting of the protocols are kept by the secretary of the territorial election commission until the end of its work. Third copies of the protocols and a summary table are provided to the trustee candidates, the electoral constituencies, election blocs, observers, members of the territorial election commission with the right of a deliberative voice, to the media. Article 61. Defining the election results in a single-mandate electoral district and establishing the results votes on the federal electoral district On the basis of the protocols of the territorial election commissions The results of the voting by summing up the data contained in them by the district election commission no later than seven days after the election determines the results of the elections in the uninominal constituency and determine the results of the voting on to the federal electoral district in the respective territory. The members of the district election commission, with the right to vote, are directly involved in the reporting of the data contained in the protocols of the territorial election commissions. The candidate who won the highest number of votes cast in the election of a single-mandate constituency is recognized. An equal number of votes obtained by the candidate shall be the candidate registered earlier. The District Electoral Commission shall invalidate the election of a single-member electoral district if the violations of this Federal Act are not permitted to establish the results with certainty. More than one third of polling stations have declared the will of the electorate to be declared invalid. The District Electoral Commission shall recognize the election of the uninominal constituency if less than 25 per cent of registered voters take part in the elections. The number of voters who participated in the elections is determined by the number of voter signatures on the electoral rolls. The District Electoral Commission, on the basis of the protocols of the respective territorial election commissions, draws up Protocol No. 1 on the results of the election in the single-member constituency where the following data are made: Number of territorial election commissions in the district; number of protocols of territorial election commissions on which the protocol is based; Number of voters included in the electoral rolls; Ballot papers issued to the precinct election commissions; number of ballot papers issued to voters at polling stations on election day; number of ballot papers issued to voters who voted ahead of schedule; number of ballot papers issued to voters who voted outside the voting room; number of paid ballots; number of the ballot papers in the stationary Ballot boxes (except newsletters) Unidentified form); number of ballot papers contained in the portable ballot boxes (excluding undisclosed form); total number of valid ballots; general Number of invalid ballots (including a separate line-the number of ballot papers that do not contain any entries); Surnames, names and patronymics of the ballot papers and number votes cast for each; number of votes electors against all candidates; name, name and patronymic of the chosen candidate. The [ [ District Electoral Commission]] on the basis of the [ [ N 2]] 2 territorial election commissions shall issue a protocol on the results of voting in the federal electoral district to which the data are being made Article 59 of this Federal Act. The protocols of the district election commission shall be drawn up in three copies and shall be signed by all members of the election commission present. A summary table of the results of the voting on the single-mandate constituency, including the complete records of all the territorial election commissions, is annexed to the protocols. A member of the district electoral commission, who does not agree with the protocols in general or with their separate provisions, is entitled to attach a separate opinion to the protocols, as recorded in the records. The first copies of each protocol and the composite table are immediately forwarded to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the second copies of the said protocols and the summary table are kept by the secretary of the district election commission. The first copies of the protocols are appended to the complaints (claims) of violations of this Federal Act received by the district election commission and the decisions of the election commission on them. Certified copies of complaints (applications) and decisions of the district election commission are attached to the second copies of the protocols. Second copies of the Protocols together with the summary table and lists of members of the district election commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers from candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, and foreign (international) observers, representatives of the mass media present in the establishment of the results of the voting and the drafting of the protocols shall be kept by the secretary of the district election commission until the end of its work. The third copies of the protocols and the summary table are provided to the trustee candidates, election blocs, electoral blocs, observers, members of the district election commission with the right of consultation Votes, representatives of the mass media. In the determination of errors, inconsistencies in the protocols of the district election commission and other violations, and in doubt about the correctness of the protocol on the results of voting on the federal electoral district of Central Asia The election commission of the Russian Federation has the right to decide on the re-counting of votes by the corresponding district election commission. The recounting of the votes is conducted by the district election commission in the presence of the member (s) of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The ballot papers shall be kept for at least one year, the minutes of the voting and the election results, at least one year from the date of the date of the next election, the other documents of the election commissions-not less than six months. Article 62. Defining the results of the elections in the federal electoral district On the basis of protocols N 2 of the district election commissions by summing up the data contained in them by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation The Federation is counting the votes cast in the federal electoral district. The members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, with the right to vote, are directly involved in the reporting of the data contained in the protocols of the district election commissions. The electoral blocs, the electoral blocs, the lists of candidates who received less than five percent of the votes cast by voters from the distribution of seats in the federal electoral district are excluded. The number of voters who participated in the voting is determined by the number of ballot papers found in the electoral boxes. The electoral unit, the electoral unit, for the federal list of candidates of each of which five and more per cent of the votes cast by the voters who participated in the voting shall receive the seats of deputy mandates, the number of which is determined in accordance with the procedure provided for in article 70 of this Federal Act. In case the list of candidates of the electoral association was divided into regional groups, the seats of the election bloc, the electoral bloc, and the electoral bloc, are being transferred first Candidates who are not included in any of the regional groups. The remaining seats are transferred to candidates from regional groups, with each of these groups receiving seats of deputy mandates, the number of which is proportional to the number of votes cast for A federal list of candidates in the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation or in a group of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. This number of deputy mandates is also determined by the procedure provided for in article 70 of this Federal Law. The distribution of deputy mandates between the candidates from the federal electoral list, the electoral bloc is conducted in accordance with the procedure for the placement of candidates on this list, as established during registration OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The deputies who are elected to the State Duma for single-mandate constituencies are excluded from each federal list of candidates. In this case, the deputy mandates shall be transferred to the candidates of the same federal list according to their order in the list or in the corresponding regional group. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation draws up a protocol on the distribution of deputy mandates in the federal electoral district between the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which are the following: Data: number of protocols of district election commissions on which the protocol is based; number of voters in the Russian Federation on the electoral rolls; number of ballot papers, issued to precinct election commissions; number Ballot papers issued to voters at polling stations on election day; number of ballot papers issued to eligible voters; Number of ballot papers issued to voters Voters outside the voting room; number of faded ballot papers; number of ballot papers in fixed-ballot boxes (except for the bulletin of unknown form); Number of ballot papers contained in the Transportable ballot boxes (excluding irregular bulletins); total number of valid ballots; total number of invalid ballots (including a separate line- Number of ballots not marked by any of the items); names of electoral associations, electoral units registering federal lists of candidates, and number of votes cast for each federal list of candidates; number of votes Voters against all federal lists of candidates; names of electoral associations, electoral blocs admitted to the distribution of deputy mandates; names, names and patronymics of elected deputies from Every federal list of candidates. A summary table of voting results for the federal electoral district is appended to the protocol, which includes the full data of the N 2 district election commissions, as well as complaints (applications) on violations of the protocol The Federal Act has been received by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the decisions taken on them by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation will recognize the elections for the Federal Electoral District if less than 25 per cent of the voters included in the electoral lists have participated in the elections. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation acknowledges that all parliamentary mandates in the federal electoral district have remained undistributed, if all the electoral blocs, the electoral blocs are excluded from the elections. Distribution of deputy mandates in accordance with Part Two of this Article. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation will not vote for the election of the Federal Electoral District if the voting and the determination of the results of the election of a violation of this federal law are not valid. allow the results of the expression of the will of the voters to be established. In case the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has declared elections in the federal electoral district to be invalid or invalid, or if none of the election associations or any of the election commissions The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation appoints new elections in the federal electoral district. The electoral period established by this Federal Law may be reduced by no more than one third. Article 63. Establishment of the general election results On the basis of the protocol of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the distribution of deputy mandates between the electoral associations and the federal electoral blocs The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall determine the general election results no later than three weeks after the election day. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation will invalidate the election of a single-member constituency if it determines that the electoral district in the electoral district is in violation of the present election. The Federal Act does not allow for the certainty of the results of the expression of the will of the electors. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall appoint a second election in single-mandate electoral districts, which have not been held or declared invalid. The electoral period established by this Federal Law may be reduced by no more than a third of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may order the formation of district, territorial and precinct election commissions in new composition in these cases. Article 64. Registration of elected deputies of the State Duma The corresponding election commission after the signing of the protocol on election results informs the candidate, elected by the State Duma deputy. In accordance with the requirements of this Federal Law, the candidate elected by the State Duma deputy is obliged to inform the corresponding election commission about the resignation of the duties that are incompatible with it within three days. With the status of a State Duma deputy. If the MP, elected as a result of the distribution of mandates on federal lists of electoral blocs, electoral blocs, does not meet the requirement of resignation in three days, incompatible with the As a member of the State Duma, his or her deputy's mandate is transferred by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to a candidate of the same federal list in accordance with his order in the list or in the corresponding regional order. group. The corresponding election commission, after the official publication of the general election results, shall conduct the registration of the elected State Duma deputy and issue the election certificate to him provided they fulfill the requirements, as set out in the first part of this article. Article 65. Publication of the results of the vote and results State Duma election results Voting results for each polling station, election results for the electoral district in the volume of data contained in the records The relevant election commissions shall be made available to any voter or observer as well as to the media. The district election commission shall publish in the local press data N 1 and N 2 of all territorial and precinct election commissions of the respective uninominal constituency not later than one month after the election day. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation publishes in the mass media the general election results, including the data of N 1 and N 2 of all district election commissions, not later than one month after the election day. No later than three months from the date of the election, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall put in its official publication body information on the outcome of the voting, including complete data of the records of all of the electoral commissions, with the exception of the precinct election commissions, as well as the data on the elected deputies, as provided for in article 40, paragraph 3, of this Federal Act. Article 66. Use of automated information system If the automated information system is used in the elections, the election commission forms a group of members of the election commission with the right the deciding vote and the members of the electoral commission with the right of deliberative vote to control the use of the automated information system. All members of the election commission have the right to get acquainted with any information entered into and out of the automated information system. The automated information system is used exclusively to monitor the progress and results of voting from the beginning of the voting to the signing of the protocol by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation By transmitting data from subordinate election commissions to the higher electoral commissions. During this time, it is prohibited to transmit any data from the information centres of the higher election commissions to the information centres of the lower electoral commissions, with the exception of the acknowledgement of receipt of information. Data on the progress and results of voting received through an automated information system are preliminary information without legal value. A computer printout containing data entered in an automated information system shall be appended to the protocol of the election commission held by the secretary of the election commission. The linearity of the computer printout is confirmed by the signatures of the members of the control group on the use of the automated information system and the person responsible for the introduction of the information. CHAPTER XI. FACILITATION OF VACANCY MANDATE Article 67. Vacancies in the mandate of the deputy, elected according to the federal list The federal lists of candidates, his mandate under the resolution of the State Duma are transferred to the following candidate from the same federal list. If the electoral list was divided into regional groups and a member of a regional group was elected, the mandate is given to the next one of the candidates belonging to the same regional group of the list. If there is no candidate in the regional group of candidates, the mandate shall be transferred to the same federal list, which has obtained the largest number of votes and has not obtained the status of a deputy. If there is no remaining candidate in the federal list, the mandate remains vacant until the next State Duma election. Article 68. Replacement of the mandate of the deputy elected in the single-mandate electoral district In case of early termination of powers of the deputy elected in the uninominal constituency, Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation The Federation, within one month of the introduction of the vacant deputy mandate, shall appoint an additional election of a deputy of the State Duma under the relevant uninominal electoral district. If, until the end of the term of office of the State Duma, is a year or less, no additional elections shall be held or held. The nomination of candidates for the single-mandate electoral district, their registration and other election activities shall be carried out in accordance with this Federal Law. Chapter XII. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS CITIZENS Article 69. Accountability for electoral violations rights Persons, through bribery, deception, physical violence or threat of use, forgery of electoral documents known to be incorrect counting of votes Voters or otherwise obstructing the free exercise by a citizen of the Russian Federation of his or her electoral rights or the work of election commissions or members of election commissions, or persons who spread false information about them candidates or perpeterating other actions defaming honour and dignity The candidates, as well as those who impede the lawful activities of the proxnames of candidates, observers, including foreign (international) observers, or campaigning, are subject to administrative or criminal liability. Chapter XIII. PROCEDURE FOR THE PROPORTION OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF DEPUTY MANDATE Article 70. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation calculates the proportional distribution of the seats in the federal electoral district for federal lists. candidates of electoral associations, electoral blocs, who received five or more percent of the votes cast. This sum of votes is divided by the number of seats allocated to the federal electoral district. The result is the first electoral private. The number of votes obtained by each federal list of candidates participating in the distribution of deputy mandates is then divided into the first electoral private. The number of deputy mandates received as a result of dividing the number received is the corresponding federal list of candidates. If, after the actions taken in accordance with Part Two of this Article, undistributed mandates remain, secondary distribution shall be made. Unassigned mandates shall be given to one federal list of candidates having the largest fractional part (balance) of the number resulting from the division in accordance with Part Two of this Article. In the case of equality of fractional parts, the advantage is given to the federal list of candidates for which more votes are cast. With equal numbers of voters, the advantage is given to the federal list of candidates registered earlier. If the federal list is divided into regional groups, then the distribution of the mandates within the federal list is made between these groups and the candidates who are not included in any of the groups (if any). The first stage of this distribution is determined by the number of candidates who are not included in any of the regional groups and not elected in single-seat constituencies. The mandate of the candidates is first and first of all. The remaining non-allocated seats within the federal list of candidates are distributed among the regional groups. The calculation is based on the same methodology. If, however, one or more regional groups do not have a proper number of candidates, the remaining undistributed mandates are distributed among the remaining regional groups under the same rules. In the distribution of mandates within the federal list, the election private may not be the same as the first election private, established in accordance with the first part of this article. Chapter XIV. CONCLUDING AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS Article 71. The election of deputies of the State Duma of the second convocation may take part in the election of deputies of the State Duma of the second convocation. All-Russian public associations established in accordance with the procedure established by the Law of the USSR "On public associations", whose statutes provide for participation in federal elections and are registered by the Ministry OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION the elections. Article 72. Entry into force of this Federal Law This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. President of the Russian Federation Yeltsin Moscow, Kremlin 21 June 1995 N 90-FZ _________________ Annex N 1 SIGNATURE The list of candidates for deputies of the State Duma from the "Voice of Russia" election association, which is headed by: 1. Ivanov Ivan Ivanovich, born on August 10, 1950, works as an engineer-designer of the production association "Vympel", resides in the city of Moscow. 2. Petrov Petrovich, born on November 17, 1965, works as a miller at the Stamp plant in the city of Tver. 3. Sergeyevich Sergeyevich Sergeyevich Sergeyevich Sergeyevich of 12 December 1969 is working as a doctor of an ambulance and resides in the city of Saratov. From the Sibir group in the list, a separate group of candidates is running, with: 1. Pavlova, Valentina Matviyova, born in 1948, a housewife, resides in the settlement of the High Irkutsk region. 2. Vasiliev Vasiliev, born on 12 December 1969, works as a broker in the company "NNN", resides in the city of Omsk. 3. Ibragimov Alia Safiulovna, a pensioner, resides in Surgut on September 1, 1932. + ----------------------------------------------------------------- + | N | Last name, name, | Year-| Address | Location | Location | Address | |p/s | | | | | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | + --- + ------------- + ----------- + ----------- + ------------- + ----| | | | | | | + ----------------------------------------------------------------- + Sign on sheet: ________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ passport number or superseding document of the person collecting the signature) The authorized representative of the electoral association: ___________ (Name of the subject of the Russian Federation, where the signature was collected) ____________ Annex N 2 SIGNATURE We, the undersigned, support the nomination of the candidate to the State Duma from the election association "Apricot" on uninominal N 97 Nikolaev was born on 15 August 1956, working as director of a brickyard resident in Ryazan. + ---------------------------------------------------------------- + | N | Last name, Name, | Year-| Address | Location | Location | Address | |p/p | | | | | | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | + --- + ------------- + ---------- + ----------- + ------------- + | | | | | | | + ---------------------------------------------------------------- + Sign on sheet: ________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Passport number or equivalent document number of the person collecting the signature: ___________ ____________ Application N 3 SIGNATURE We, the undersigned, support the nomination of a candidate for State Duma deputies by uninominal N 23, Yablokov's Eastern constituency Semyon Pavlovich, born on July 5, 1946, a lawyer working for the legal advice of the Seversk city, residing in the village of Central Seversky The district of Arkhangelsk Oblast. + ----------------------------------------------------------------- + | N | Last name, first name, | Year column-| Address | Location | Address | Number of | |p/s | | | | | | | | 18 years | | 18 years | | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | 18 years | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | + --- + ------------- + ----------- + ----------- + ------------- + ----| | | | | | | + ----------------------------------------------------------------- + Sign on sheet: ________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Passport number or equivalent document of the person who collected the signature) Candidate to the deputies: ______________ (Yablokov. P.) ____________