On The Election Of The President Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: О выборах Президента Российской Федерации

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Expired-the Federal law dated December 31 N 228-FZ RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the election of the President of the Russian Federation adopted by the State Duma April 21, 1995 year approved by the Federation Council May 4, 1995 year chapter i. General provisions article 1. Basic principles for the election of the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation shall be elected by the citizens of the Russian Federation on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.
Part of a citizen of the Russian Federation in elections of the President of the Russian Federation is voluntary.
A citizen of the Russian Federation, residing or located during preparation and holding of the elections outside the territory of the Russian Federation, has full voting rights in the election of the President of the Russian Federation.
The voter participates in elections on an equal footing and is voting for or against a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation directly.
Control of expression of the voter is prohibited.
Article 2. Legislation on the elections of the President of the Russian Federation Law on the election of the President of the Russian Federation shall be the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ", this federal law, other federal laws.
Article 3. The electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation at elections of the President of the Russian Federation, a citizen of the Russian Federation, having attained 18 years of age on the day of elections, has the right to elect the President of the Russian Federation.
The President of the Russian Federation may be a citizen of the Russian Federation not younger than 35 years old, residing in the Russian Federation not less than 10 years.
Does not have the right to elect the President of the Russian Federation and be elected President of the Russian Federation, a citizen of the Russian Federation recognized incapable by court or contained in places of deprivation of liberty by a court sentence.
Article 4. Appointment of election of the President of the Russian Federation in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation Presidential elections in the Russian Federation shall appoint the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Election day is the first Sunday after the expiration of the constitutional term for which he was elected President of the Russian Federation. Calculation of the constitutional term for which he was elected President of the Russian Federation, begins from the day of his election. Term from the date of appointment of the elections before polling day must not be less than four months.
If the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation does not appoint presidential elections in the Russian Federation within the period stipulated in paragraph 1 of this article, the elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be held by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the first Sunday of the month following the month in which the powers of the President of the Russian Federation will expire.
The President of the Russian Federation, upon termination of his/her term prior to the expiration of the constitutional term in cases and in the manner provided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Appoints early elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Election day in this case is the last Sunday before the expiry of a period of three months from the date of early termination of his/her term by the President of the Russian Federation. In this case, the timing of electoral action prescribed by this federal law shall be reduced by a quarter.
If the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, having taken a decision as to the removal from Office of the President of the Russian Federation, appoints elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the elections shall be held by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the last Sunday before the expiry of a period of three months from the date of the removal from Office of the President of the Russian Federation.
Decision of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the designation of the date of the election of the President of the Russian Federation must be officially published in the media.
Article 5. Election of the President of the Russian Federation the Russian Federation Presidential elections are conducted according to a single federal electoral district, which encompasses the entire territory of the Russian Federation.
Preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation and monitoring of citizens ' voting rights exercised by the election commissions.
When preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation election commissions within its powers independent from the bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government.
The activities of election commissions is carried out on the basis of collegiality.
Article 6. The right to nominate a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation the right to nominate a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation belong directly to voters and electoral associations, electoral blocs.
Article 7. The right to canvass

The State provides citizens of the Russian Federation and associations free canvassing in accordance with this federal law.
Citizens of the Russian Federation and associations shall have the right to any permitted by law forms and legal methods to persuade voters to vote for or against a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation.
Candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall be guaranteed equal access to state media.
Article 8. Financing of elections of the President of the Russian Federation funding for activities related to the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, is financed from the federal budget.
Candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation create their own election funds to finance the election campaign.
Article 9. Transparency in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation carried out in an open and transparent manner.
All decisions of electoral commissions, public authorities and local self-government bodies, related to preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be subject to publication.
Chapter II. The ORGANIZATION of the ELECTIONS of the PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 10. The system of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation to the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation carry out: the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation;
territorial (regional, city and other) Electoral Commission;
precinct election commissions.
Article 11. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, formed in accordance with the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ", directs the activities of election commissions engaged in preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Each registered candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appoint one member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote.
Article 12. The procedure for the formation of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation, "Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation formed the legislative (representative) and executive bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, taking into account the proposals of public associations of elected bodies of local self-government Assembly of voters, service, training, residence.
The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation consists of 10-14 members. At least half of the members of the Electoral Commission shall be appointed by the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be elected by secret ballot at the first meeting from among the members of the Electoral Commission and must have, as a rule, the higher juridical education.
The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is formed no later than 30 days from the date of entry into force of this federal law.
Each registered candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appoint one member of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote in every election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Article 13. The procedure for the formation of the territorial (regional, city and other) Territorial Election Commission (district, city and other) Electoral Commission is formed no later than 60 days before election day in a number of 5-9 members. The composition of the territorial Election Commission shall be appointed by an elected body of local self-government. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the territorial Election Commission shall be elected by secret ballot at its first meeting, from among the members of the Electoral Commission. Within one administrative-territorial unit with lots of voters, by a decision of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation agreed with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, created several territorial election commissions.
In determining candidates for the territorial Election Commission an elected local government body shall take into account the proposals of public associations, meetings of voters, service, training, residence.

If an elected local government body has not appointed the composition of the territorial Election Commission within the period stipulated in paragraph 1 of this article, or if in the given territory elected local authority is absent, the formation of territorial Election Commission shall be performed by the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Each registered candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appoint one member of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote in each territorial Election Commission.
Article 14. The procedure of forming precinct election commissions local election Commission formed by the elected local authorities not later than 44 days prior to election day in the amount of 5-10 members.
In determining candidates for the local election Commission an elected local government body shall take into account the proposals of public associations, meetings of voters, service, training, residence. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the local election Commission shall be elected by secret ballot at its first meeting, from among the members of the Electoral Commission.
If an elected local government body has not appointed the composition of polling station Election Commission within the period stipulated in paragraph 1 of this article, or if in the given territory elected local authority is absent, the formation of the local election Commission produced the corresponding territorial Election Commission.
At a polling station, formed at the polar station or vessel under sail, the local election Commission is formed, respectively head of the polar station, the master of the vessel within the period stipulated in paragraph 1 of this article and in exceptional cases, no later than five days before election day.
At a polling station, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the local election Commission is formed by the head of the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation or the Commander of the military unit located outside the territory of the Russian Federation.
Each registered candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appoint one member of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote in each precinct Election Commission. On polling day, each candidate, each electoral Association, each electoral bloc has the right to appoint the appropriate precinct election commissions by one observer, who has the right to remain in the premises for voting with the beginning of the vote before the end of the documentation on the outcome of the vote and receive certified copies of those documents.
Article 15. Authorities of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation, within the limits of its authority established by federal laws: directs the activities of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
monitors compliance with the law in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation, ensures uniform application of this federal law;
instructions and other normative acts on the application of this federal law, bind all election commissions engaged in preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
registers the electoral blocs;
registers the candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation and their proxies;
issues the candidates and their election agents of the established sample identity;
ensures compliance with equal legal conditions for electoral activities for all candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation;
hears reports of ministries and departments and other executive bodies and local self-government bodies on issues related to preparation and holding of elections;
lays down the form of the ballot, the list of voters and other election documents;
approves the text of the ballot in the Russian language;
approves the samples seals of electoral commissions and the order sending and storing ballot papers;
distributes the funds allocated from the federal budget for the financial support of the preparation and holding of elections, ensuring the activity of election commissions on their term of Office, oversees the proper use of such funds;
oversees the provision of election commissions of premises, transport, communications, and considers other issues of electoral logistics;
considering complaints (applications) on the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the subordinate electoral commissions and accepts complaints (statements) reasoned decisions;
establishes a unified procedure of processing the results of the voting;

sets the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation and publishes them in the press; passes documents related to preparation and holding of elections in the archives;
organizes a repeated voting on elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
organizes repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation;
exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law and the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation ".
Decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation adopted within its powers, are binding on all State bodies, local government bodies, public associations, State enterprises, institutions and organizations and their officials.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has its official press organ.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be a legal entity and operates on a permanent basis.
Article 16. The powers of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation: coordinates the activities of election commissions on the territory of the Russian Federation;
provides interaction of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
carries out the control over the legality of the elections in the territory of the Russian Federation;
ensures production of ballots in the territory of the Russian Federation and their supply of territorial election commissions;
considering complaints (applications) on the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the subordinate electoral commissions in this subject of the Russian Federation and takes complaints (statements) reasoned decisions;
distributes between territorial election commissions the funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, and provides control over the purposeful expenditure of these funds on the territory of the Russian Federation;
establishes a uniform numbering of polling stations in the territory of the Russian Federation;
sets the results of voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Russian Federation and transfer them to the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation;
exercise other powers in accordance with instructions from the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
The term of Office of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation for four years.
The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be a legal entity and operates on a permanent basis.
Article 17. The powers of the territorial (regional, city and other) Territorial Election Commission (district, city and other) Election Commission: oversees the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the territory concerned, informs the public about addresses and phone numbers of precinct election commissions;
coordinates the activities of the precinct election commissions in the relevant territory, considering complaints (applications) on the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the electoral commissions and accepts complaints (statements) reasoned decisions;
administers funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections, and distributes them between the precinct election commissions;
together with the Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the territory concerned ensures compliance with equal legal conditions for electoral activities for all candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation;
organizing the delivery of ballots and other documents by district election commissions;
provides logistical assistance to district election commissions in the voting at polling stations;
sets the results of voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the territory concerned, reports them to the media and passes on the results of voting in the Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
provides documents related to preparation and holding of elections to the archive or the higher Election Commission;
exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law.
The term of Office of the territorial Election Commission shall expire after the official publication of the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 18. Powers of the local election commissions local election Commission: notifies the public of the location of the polling station Election Commission and its work, as well as the date and place of voting;
lists of voters in the polling station;
holds familiarization with the electoral register voters, considers applications about errors and inaccuracies in the voter list and decide on making appropriate changes;
ensures the preparation of premises for voting, voting boxes and other equipment;

monitors compliance with the electoral rules on site placement campaign campaign materials;
organizes the voting at the polling station on election day;
counts votes, sets the results of voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation at the polling station;
complaints (Appeals) on violation of this federal law and adopt reasoned decisions on them;
exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law.
The term of Office of the local election Commission expires after the official publication of the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 19. A member of the Electoral Commission, Member of the Election Commission with the right to vote must be present at all meetings of the Electoral Commission.
The Electoral Commission may not be candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, their agents, spouses and close relatives of candidates, persons reporting directly to them.
Member of the Election Commission as with casting and with the right of deliberative vote: in advance is advised about the meetings of the corresponding Election Commission;
the right to speak at a meeting of the Election Commission, make proposals on matters within the competence of the corresponding Election Commission, and to require voting;
has the right to ask other participants of the meeting of the Election Commission issues in accordance with the agenda and to receive answers on the merits;
the right to get acquainted with any documents and materials relevant and lower electoral commissions and receive certified copies of those documents.
When a decision by the Electoral Commission, the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote in the vote are not involved.
Member of the Election Commission with the right to vote may be relieved of her duties as a member of the Electoral Commission before the expiry of the term of Office by a decision of the authority, the body that appointed him, in the following cases: a member of the Election Commission submitting written statements on abdicating its powers;
the loss of a member of the Electoral Commission, the nationality of the Russian Federation;
the entry into force of the court verdict against a member of the Electoral Commission;
Confessions of a member of the Election Commission by a court decision that has entered into legal force, incapable, of limited dispositive capacity, missing or dead.
Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote, so at the time of the preparation and conduct of the elections from the main work, remuneration shall be effected at the expense of funds allocated for the holding of elections. During their term, he may not be on the initiative of the Administration (employer) dismissed or transferred without his consent.
Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote during the elections cannot be held without the consent of the public prosecutor for criminal responsibility or subjected to measures of administrative punishment imposed by a court.
Powers of the members of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote related to preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation, continued until the end of the registration of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation at the next election, if a candidate, which has designated them, elected President of the Russian Federation. The powers of the remaining members of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote are terminated through 30 days after official publication of the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
The term of Office of members of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions with the right of deliberative vote expire simultaneously with these election commissions.
Article 20. Transparency in activities of election commissions Activities of election commissions is carried out in a transparent manner. At the meetings of election commissions have the right to present candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation and their agents, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters and the media.
The Election Commission is published in print and transferred to other media.
The Electoral Commission is brought to the attention of the citizens of the results of registration of candidates, biographical information, the results of the vote for each candidate or the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.

On the day of the vote since the polling station Election Commission before the end of the documentation on the outcome of the voting at the polling stations the observers have the right to be present, to the candidates, public and electoral associations, electoral blocs, foreign (International) observers, as well as media representatives. Foreign (International) observers carry out their activities in accordance with federal laws.
Observer's powers should be certified in writing by a candidate, public or electoral Union electoral bloc, whose interests it represents, with the surname, name and patronymic, place of residence, as well as the numbers of the polling station to which it is sent. This document is only valid upon presentation of passport (identity card, his replacement). Advance notice of the direction of the observer at the polling station is required.
The observer shall have the right to be present during voting: voters who, for reasons of health or other legitimate reasons cannot arrive at the premises for voting;
get acquainted with the voter lists;
contact the precinct Election Commission with offers and remarks;
appeal against the actions (inaction) of the local election Commission in the territorial Election Commission.
Disrupt the polling station Election Commission not allowed. Comments and suggestions are considered observers the Chairman of the local election Commission and, if necessary, at a meeting of the local election Commission.
Article 21. Organization of the activity of election commissions the Electoral Commission Meeting has a quorum if it has a majority of the members of the Electoral Commission with the right to vote. Meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has a quorum if at least two thirds of the present members of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
When deciding election commissions in case of equal number of votes for and against the vote of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission is crucial.
Decisions of election commissions accepted within the limits of their authority, are required to State authorities and local self-government bodies as well as to lower electoral commissions.
Decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation to elect a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman and a Secretary of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, on the registration of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, of the proposal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to abolish the registration of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, on financing the preparation and conduct of the elections, on the establishment of the results of the elections to declare the election invalid or void about conducting of a repeated voting or election shall be adopted at a meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation by the majority of voices from the total number of members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
Decisions of other electoral commissions on the election of a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General of the Election Commission, on financing the preparation and conduct of the elections, on the establishment of the outcome of the vote shall be taken by a majority vote of the total number of members of the election commissions with a casting vote.
Decisions of election commissions on other issues shall be taken by a simple majority of votes from the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
The Election Commission's decision is signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Election Commission.
Members of the Electoral Commission, who disagree with the decision of the Electoral Commission, may, in writing, to express a dissenting opinion, which should be brought to the attention of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the higher Election Commission not later than within three days, and three days before election day and on election day-immediately.
The Election Commission's decision, which is contrary to federal laws or adopted by the Electoral Commission with regard to the exceedance of established powers reversible higher Election Commission or the Court.
Meetings of the Electoral Commission convened and conducted on its behalf by the Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Commission. Meetings of the Electoral Commission are also conducted at the request of not less than one third of the members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
At the meetings of election commissions in considering complaints (applications) may be representatives of interested parties.

The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Election Commission, acting on a permanent basis, as well as by the decision of the Electoral Commission and its other members with the right to vote in the Election Commission may work on a full-time basis. Remuneration of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote is carried out within the Electoral Commission budget in the manner and amount determined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
The Electoral Commission, acting on a permanent basis, has its own apparatus, structure and States which electoral commissions within the budget allocated to it. Other electoral commissions can create during the preparation and holding of elections provisional apparatus, structure and States which establish the corresponding election commissions within the budget allocated to them.
Article 22. Promoting the activities of election commissions State authorities, local self-government bodies, voluntary associations, enterprises, institutions and organizations and their officials are obliged to provide assistance to electoral commissions in the implementation of their powers, including providing the necessary premises, transport, communications, technical equipment, as well as provide information and materials to respond to appeals of the election commissions within five days and five days before election day and on election day-immediately.
Article 23. Appeals against decisions and actions of the electoral commissions of the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and its officials can be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
Decisions and actions (inactivity) of the electoral commissions and their officials can be appealed to a higher Election Commission or in court. Preliminary treatment to a higher Election Commission is not a prerequisite for recourse to the Court.
Complaints (applications) received by the Court, shall be considered by the Court in the terms established by this federal law.
Decisions on complaints (statements) provided a higher Election Commission during the elections, taken within five days from receipt of the complaint to the Electoral Commission, and five days before election day and on election day-immediately. If the facts contained in the complaints (statements), require additional validation, they are accepted not later than within ten days.
A higher Election Commission has the right to take an independent decision on the merits of the complaint (application), repealing the decision of inferior Election Commission.
Courts and prosecutors are obliged to organize its work (including weekends) so as to ensure timely handling of complaints (applications).
Article 24. Formation of polling stations For the voting and counting of votes at elections of the President of the Russian Federation formed the polls.
Polling stations forms the head of the local administration in agreement with the corresponding territorial Election Commission not later than 60 days before election day, taking into account local and other conditions in order to create maximum comfort for voters.
The polls are formed with the following requirements: no more than 3000 voters at each polling station;
respect for the borders of administrative-territorial division in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
In sanatoriums, dispensaries, holiday homes, hospitals and other inpatient treatment-and-prophylactic establishments and other places of temporary residence of voters in remote and inaccessible areas, vessels, sail and on polar stations polling stations can be formed within the period stipulated in paragraph 2 of this article and in exceptional cases, no later than five days before election day.
Soldiers vote on the general polling stations. Exceptionally, permitted the formation of polling stations in military units located in isolated, far from human settlements areas. In these cases, the polls form the commanders of military units to address the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Must be accessible to the vote of all the members of the Electoral Commission, observers, candidates and their agents on presentation of the relevant certificate.
Polling stations for citizens of the Russian Federation, residing on the territory of a foreign State, form the heads of diplomatic missions or consular posts of the Russian Federation on the territory of their country of residence.
Polling lists showing their boundaries, addresses and phone numbers of the precinct election commissions are published in the local press not later than 40 days before election day.
Article 25. The poll and its compilation

The poll is the local election Commission on the basis of the data submitted in the prescribed form by the head of the local administration. Periodic refinement of the list of registered voters as of 1 January and 1 July each year carries out the head of the local administration. Data about voters head of the local administration sends to the Electoral Commission not later than 40 days before election day.
List of electors shall be drawn up in alphabetical or other order (on human settlements, streets, houses, on the basis of voters ' addresses). Are listed by surname, name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18 years, an additional day and month) and residential address of the voter.
Poll-troops stationed in the military, their families and other voters, if they reside in the vicinity of a military unit, shall be drawn up on the basis of the data submitted to the Commander of a military unit within the period stipulated in paragraph 1 of this article.
The military servicemen living outside the military, included in the voters list by place of residence.
Lists of voters, who on election day will be in sanatoriums, dispensaries, rest homes, hospitals and other inpatient treatment-and-prophylactic establishments and other places of temporary residence of the electors, shall be drawn up on the basis of the data submitted to the heads of these institutions.
The list of voters in the precinct, formed on the ship in the voyage or at the polar station, is made on the basis of the data submitted by the master of the vessel or the head of the polar station.
The list of voters in the precinct, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, shall be drawn up on the basis of the data submitted by the head of the diplomatic mission, consular office of the Russian Federation or the Commander of the military unit located outside the territory of the Russian Federation.
The voters list is drawn up in two copies according to the form approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, and signed by the Chairman of the local election Commission and its Secretary. One copy of the voters list stays in the local election Commission, and the second instance is passed to the corresponding territorial Election Commission not later than 16 days before election day.
Article 26. How to enable the citizens to vote in the electoral registers shall include all citizens of the Russian Federation, possessing an active electoral right under article 3 of this federal law.
Reason for inclusion in the list of voters citizen at a specific precinct is the fact his stay on the territory of this electoral district, in accordance with the Federal law that defines the rights of citizens of the Russian Federation to freedom of movement, choice of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation.
A voter can be included in a list of voters at one polling station only.
Voters residing on election day in sanatoriums, dispensaries, rest homes, hospitals and other inpatient treatment-and-prophylactic establishments and other places of temporary residence of electors included in the electoral register of their place of residence.
Students and post-graduate students of the day time form of training, living in dormitories are included in a list of electors for the location of the hostel.
In the list of electors for the polling station, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, included citizens of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation or in lengthy overseas missions, if they have a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation.
Citizens of the Russian Federation to foreign States by private invitations, Office, business and tourist trips, when they contact the precinct Election Commission and if they have a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation further included in the poll.
Voters who settled in the territory of the constituency since the submission of the list of voters for public inspection, as well as voters, for any other reason not included in the list of voters, the polling station Election Commission supplemented the list of voters on the basis of documents certifying their identity and place of residence in the territory of this electoral district.
Article 27. To familiarize voters with lists of electors voter lists are presented for public inspection, not later than 30 days before election day.
Every citizen is given the right to declare in a precinct Electoral Commission not to include him on the list of electors, as well as any error or inaccuracies in the voter list.

The local election Commission is obliged to verify the statement and resolve the error or inaccuracy or not later than 12:00 am to issue to the applicant a written response with the explanation of the rejection of the application. The decision of the local election Commission can be appealed to a higher Election Commission or to the Court, which must examine the complaint (application) within three days, and three days before election day and on election day-immediately. In case of positive decision for the applicant correcting the voter list is made by the local election Commission immediately.
Make changes to the voters lists after the start of the counting of the votes is prohibited.
Chapter III. SELECTIVE MERGE Article 28. The notion of electoral associations Electoral Association is a public association which promotes, which is created in the order established by federal laws, the Statute which provides for the participation in the elections to bodies of State power by the nomination of candidates and registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation not later than six months before election day.
Electoral rights associations also have electoral blocs formed during the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 29. Election blocks electoral blocs can form no less than two social associations electoral associations in accordance with the first part of article 28 of this federal law.
If a public association is part of the electoral bloc, it cannot act during the election as an independent electoral Association or a member of another electoral block.
The decision to join the electoral bloc shall be adopted by the Assembly (Conference) of the public association.
Electoral blocs registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Registration is carried out not later than five days after the presentation of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation protocols congresses (conferences) of public associations with decisions about getting into electoral bloc and voluntary associations, joint action signed by the authorized representatives of those public associations, on the establishment of an electoral bloc.
Article 30. Authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc and voter initiative group Selective merge, electoral bloc and voter initiative group appointed representatives authorized in accordance with this federal law to represent them on all matters relating to the participation of electoral associations, electoral bloc and initiative groups of voters in the election of the President of the Russian Federation, including in financial matters.
Article 31. Part of electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters in the election of the President of the Russian Federation Electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters participate in elections of the President of the Russian Federation on an equal footing in the manner prescribed by this federal law.
Chapter IV. Nomination and registration of CANDIDATES for the POST of PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 32. Nomination of a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation to the electoral Union electoral bloc nomination of candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation shall be made at the Congress (Conference) of the electoral Union.
Selective merge, electoral bloc may nominate only one candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation.
The decision on nomination of the candidate is taken by secret ballot.
Selective merge, electoral bloc has the right to nominate a candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, a person who is not a member of their associations.
Authorized representatives of electoral associations represent the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Protocol with the decision of the Congress (Conference) of the public association on nomination of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation. The decision on nomination of the candidate shall be indicated by his surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence.
Simultaneously with these documents must be accompanied by: a copy of the certificate of registration of a public association by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, a registered public association's statutes, the composition of the authorized representatives of the electoral Union with indication of the surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, place of residence of each of the authorized representatives of electoral associations and issued in accordance with the law the power of attorney to the authorized representatives of the electoral Union.

Authorized representatives of the bloc at the same time with the documents specified in the fifth and sixth parts of this article are to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation protocols congresses (conferences) of public associations with the decisions of the electoral unit and the joint solution data of public associations on the establishment of an electoral bloc, signed by authorized representatives of these associations.
Article 33. Nomination of a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation directly by the voters of the Russian Federation every citizen or group of citizens of the Russian Federation, possessing an active electoral right, can form a voter initiative group in an amount not less than 100 persons to nominate a candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation.
The initiative group of voters drawn to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to petition in writing about the group. The request shall be accompanied by the minutes of the meeting of the initiative group of voters to nominate a candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, the appointment of authorised representatives of the initiative group of voters and the power of Attorney issued to them in accordance with the law.
The application of the initiative group of voters: name, surname, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation;
surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, place of residence, rooms and a series of passport (identity card, in loco parentis) of the members of the initiative groups of voters.
Article 34. The collection of signatures in support of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation Electoral Association or bloc voters initiative group nominating a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation are required to gather in his support of at least one million signatures of voters. At the same time on one subject of the Russian Federation shall consist of not more than seven per cent of the total number of required signatures.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, establishing the conformity of the instruments with the requirements of this federal law, within five days from the day they arrive to take the decision on registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc or initiative groups of voters and give them certificates of registration.
In case of refusal of registration of authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc or voter initiative group issued a reasoned decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Refusal to register may be appealed in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to examine the complaint not later than within three days.
From the date of receipt of the registration certificates for authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc or voter initiative group has the right to collect signatures of voters to support the candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation. To obtain registration certificates to collect signatures are not allowed.
Sheets are manufactured in the form specified in annexes 1 and 2 to the N the present Federal law.
When collecting signatures in support of the candidate in each subscription sheet shall indicate the full name, date of birth, place of work, position (occupation) and place of residence of the candidate.
When collecting signatures in support of the candidate nominated by the electoral Union electoral bloc, except those specified in the subscription data sheet reportedly belonging to the corresponding electoral candidate, electoral bloc.
Voters have the right to sign in support of candidates from various electoral associations and blocs or initiative groups of voters, but only once to support the same candidate. When the voter indicates their surname, name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18 years, an additional day and month of birth), address of residence, passport series and number or alternate identification card and the date of any signature.
Sign-up sheet shall be certified by the person picking the signature, specifying their full name, place of residence, passport number and series, or alternate identification and authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc or voter initiative group of the candidate nominated, with an indication of the same data. Each subscription sheet must be indicated the name of the subject of the Russian Federation, where voters ' signatures were collected.
The collection of signatures of electors is conducted at the place of work (including in the workplace), services, education, residence, at campaign events, as well as in other places where the agitation and collecting signatures is not prohibited by federal law. If this is unacceptable to any form of coercion and bribery of voters by the person collecting signatures.

Administration and labour organizations of the enterprises, institutions and organizations of all forms of ownership are required to assist in the establishment of equal conditions for collection of signatures in support of candidates.
After the end of the signature collection authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc and initiative groups of voters count the number of collected signatures for each subject of the Russian Federation, where they held their gathering, and the number of collected signatures of citizens of the Russian Federation, residing abroad, as well as the total number of voters ' signatures.
Signature sheets matter under the relevant subject of the Russian Federation and numbered, the final Protocol, a statement of the candidate's consent to run for the post of President of the Russian Federation and the candidate's statement of income for the two years preceding the year of the elections, on the form prescribed by law passed by the authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs and initiative groups of voters to 6:00 pm not later than 60 days before election day to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall issue the specified delegates confirmation in writing of the documents.
In case of early or repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation, the number of voters ' signatures, which must be collected in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article shall be reduced by half.
Article 35. Registration of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within 10 days from the date of receipt of documents checks that the procedure for the nomination of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, the requirements of this federal law and no later than 50 days before the election day shall decide on the registration of the candidates or a reasoned decision to refuse in registration of candidates.
When checking the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the validity of the signature sheets and other documents may be present, the authorized representatives of the respective electoral associations and blocs and initiative groups of voters as well as candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation and their proxies.
In case of doubt the reliability of the data contained in the signature sheets, or the veracity of signatures of voters, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation organizes check sheets.
In registration of the candidate to the post of President of the Russian Federation may only be refused in case of violation of the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall issue a reasoned decision to refuse in registration of the candidate to the post of President of the Russian Federation. This decision shall be communicated to the person who is denied registration as candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation.
Decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on registration of the candidate or the candidate's refusal to register may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. The complaint must be considered within three days. The decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on the results of its review is final.
Every registered candidate shall be issued a certificate of registration with indication of its date and time. Data on registered candidates within two days after registration shall be communicated to the media.
If within the period specified in paragraph 1 of this article, will be registered at least two candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, the elections are postponed by decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation for 60 days for additional nomination and subsequent election action.
If on election day remain less than two registered candidates, the elections are postponed by decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the 100 days for the supplementary nomination and subsequent election action.
Chapter v. STATUS of CANDIDATES for the POST of PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 36. Equality of rights and responsibilities of candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, all registered candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation have equal rights and bear equal responsibilities.
Article 37. The rights and obligations of a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation

From the date of registration of the candidate to the post of President of the Russian Federation, located in the public or community service or working in the media, at the time of his participation in the elections is exempt from duty and is not entitled to take advantage of his official position. The President of the Russian Federation, is nominated for a second term, or President of the Government of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, Acting President of the Russian Federation and registered as a candidate for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, continues to carry out its powers, but should not be the electoral period to enjoy the advantage of his official position.
After the registration of the candidates on personal application shall be exempt from military service and military duties from the day of registration until the day of official publication of the election results. During this period, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation at the expense of funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the candidates paid monetary compensation in the amount of his average monthly income does not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the elections, more than 20 times.
Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation may not be dismissed from work on the initiative of the Administration (employer), transferred without his consent to another job or position, including work in another locality, and also sent on a business trip, called up for military service and military training from the day of registration until the day of official publication of the election results. Participation of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation in elections shall be counted as work experience in the occupation for which he worked until the day of registration.
Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation from the day of registration until the day of official publication of the results of the elections, has the right to free use of all kinds of public transport (except taxis), as well as to travel within the territory of the Russian Federation, except for taxi and Charter flights. Travel within the territory of the Russian Federation shall be made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation at the expense of funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections.
Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation shall have the right at any time before election day to withdraw his candidature. If this is done without forcing to circumstances, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation relates to the relevant part of the expense incurred for the elections, including funds for pre-election campaigning.
Candidates for the Office of President of the Russian Federation may have up to 200 authorized persons, which on the basis of statements in writing to the candidate and the individual's consent be confidant are registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Trustees receive from the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation the identity and conduct propaganda and other activities conducive to the election of a candidate. Specified in part two of this article, the period of Administration (employers) is obliged to provide trusted persons at their request unpaid leave. Candidates nominated trustees may at any time withdraw them by notifying the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, which abrogates issued by the authorized persons of the identity.
Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation cannot be prosecuted, arrested or subjected to measures of administrative punishment imposed by a Court of law without the consent of the Attorney-General of the Russian Federation. Giving such consent, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation immediately shall notify the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Chapter VI. PRE-ELECTION AGITATION Article 38. The pre-election campaign and the dates the citizens of the Russian Federation, the candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters shall have the right freely to conduct a pre-election campaign.
It is prohibited to conduct a pre-election campaign, to distribute any propaganda pre-election materials: the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government and their officials in the performance of their duties;
military units, military institutions and organizations;
charities and religious groups;
members of election commissions.
The pre-election campaign begins from the day of registration of candidates and ends at zero o'clock by the local time on the eve of the day proceeding the day of elections. On election day and the day preceding it any pre-election agitation is prohibited. Printed campaign materials previously posted outside the premises of the election commissions, are stored on the same ground.

Campaigning can be conducted: through the media;
by conducting public pre-election actions (pre-election meetings and meetings with voters, public pre-election debates and discussions, meetings, processions, demonstrations and other campaign activities);
by release and (or) distribution of printed, audiovisual and other propaganda materials;
in other forms not prohibited by the law.
It is prohibited to conduct a pre-election campaign accompanied by granting voters free of charge or on preferential terms of goods, services (except information services), securities and payment of funds.
Journalists, officials of the editorial staff of the media prohibits television and radio programmes (broadcast), participate in the coverage of elections through data media, if such persons are candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, their trustees or members of electoral commissions.
Article 39. Inadmissibility of abuse of the right of canvassing while conducting electioneering is not allowed abuse of the freedom of the media. Electoral programs, propaganda campaign materials and presentations at meetings, rallies, media must not contain incitement to violent overthrow of the foundations of the constitutional order and the violation of the integrity of the Russian Federation. Prohibits agitation or propaganda of social, racial, national, religious or linguistic superiority, production and distribution of communications and materials that incite social, racial, national or religious enmity.
Candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters and their authorized representatives may not give voters money, gifts and other material values except for the fulfillment of pre-election organizational work (duty at polling stations, collection of signatures and the like), to carry out preferential sales of goods, free to distribute any goods, except printing, including illustrative materials, badges, specially produced for the election campaign. Candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters and their authorized representatives may not when conducting a pre-election campaign to influence voters promises to transfer its funds, securities and other assets.
Electoral commissions control the observance of the established procedure for the conduct of the pre-election campaign. Informed about illegal interventions or on distributing illegal propaganda materials, they have the right to take measures to curb illegal campaign activities, contact the appropriate authorities with performances on the Suppression of illegal campaign activities. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation proposal for rescission of the decision on registration of the candidate. These views by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation within three days, and three days before election day-immediately.
Article 40. The pre-election campaign on radio and television, candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation on an equal footing is available (free of charge, an equal amount of airtime provided one time scheduling and other conditions) airtime on tv and radio stations, which are financed from the corresponding budget (federal budget, the subject of the Russian Federation).
In order to implement the electoral campaigning associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters, the candidates are registered in the prescribed manner, may use the public tv and radio company.
Instruction on the procedure for granting air time to candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters on State television and published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of State bodies, to ensure that the constitutional rights and freedoms in the field of media, with obligatory consideration of the proposals of the candidates and electoral associations and blocs and initiative groups of voters.
Candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation may use to conduct a pre-election campaign, the municipal broadcasting company.
The pre-election campaign on radio and television is provided in the form of public pre-election debates, round tables, press conferences, interviews, speeches, political advertising and the other forms not prohibited by the law. When this candidate, electoral Association, electoral bloc, voters initiative group has the right to determine the form and nature of the pre-election campaign.
It is forbidden to interrupt television and radio programmes (broadcast), containing a pre-election campaign, advertising of goods, works and services.

For informational television and radio (broadcasts) messages about conducting electioneering by candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters should be exclusively in a separate block, usually at the beginning of these programmes, without comment. Data information blocks candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters are not paid.
Journalists, officials of the editorial staff of mass media, officials and State television and artists are forbidden to participate in the coverage of elections through mass media, including television and radio programmes (transfers) if the persons concerned are candidates or candidates ' proxies.
Television and radio programmes (broadcast), containing a pre-election campaign, produced in parallel broadcast video and audio which is filed within six months from the date of release of these programmes (Guide).
Article 41. Campaigning in periodicals periodicals established the legislative (representative) and Executive, judicial power exclusively for their official communications and publication materials, regulatory and other acts, does not have the right to publish propaganda pre-election materials of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, electoral associations and blocs and initiative groups of voters.
Periodic publication, one of the founders (co-founders) which are State or municipal authorities, public enterprises, institutions or organizations financed in whole or in part by means of the corresponding budget (federal budget, the subject of the Russian Federation) and who provided the candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters place on the Strip, may not refuse another candidate, electoral integration, electoral bloc, voters initiative group in place on the Strip under the same conditions and is obliged to do so in the next room.
To publish propaganda pre-election materials in periodical publications listed in part 2 of this article shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of State bodies, to ensure that the constitutional rights and freedoms in the field of media.
The provisions of part two of this article shall not apply to periodicals, established candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters, as well as within electoral associations associations.
Article 42. Conditions of pre-election meetings, meetings with voters, State bodies and local self-government bodies are obliged to assist the candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, electoral associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters in organizing and conducting pre-election meetings, meetings of candidates and their proxies with voters.
Statement of allocation of premises for holding such meetings and meetings shall be reviewed by the relevant State bodies and local self-government bodies in five-day's term from the date of filing and shall be satisfied in the order established by the territorial Election Commission.
On demand electoral commissions premises suitable for holding mass events in State or municipal ownership, owned by public enterprises, institutions and organizations, free of charge for use by the Electoral Commission time to meet candidates and their proxies with voters. When the Electoral Commission obliged to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates and electoral associations and blocs and initiative groups of voters.
May not be granted for these purposes, buildings and facilities are included in the State Register of particularly valuable objects of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation.
Article 43. Dissemination of printed campaign material candidates for the post of the President of the Russian Federation, electoral associations, electoral blocs and initiative groups of voters is free to produce posters, leaflets and other printed campaign materials.
Printed campaign materials should contain information about the organizations and persons responsible for their release.
It is prohibited to distribute anonymous propaganda printed materials.
Printed campaign materials can be placed in any room, in any building, construction or other object with the consent of the owner or the owner of the specified objects.
Prohibits the posting of printed campaign materials on monuments, obelisks, buildings and areas of historical, cultural or architectural value, as well as in the premises of election commissions and premises for voting.

Not later than 25 days prior to the election, the local administration is obliged to allocate special places for hanging out or hanging propaganda printed materials. Such seats should be comfortable to visit voters and their should be at least one within the territory of each polling station. Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, the electoral Union, electoral bloc and initiative group of voters, the candidates are registered in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, should be allocated an equal space for hanging or hanging propaganda printed materials.
The Electoral Commission, the fame of the dissemination of anonymous or false propaganda printed materials, takes measures to curb these activities and has the right to apply to the relevant authorities with a view to the Suppression of illegal campaign activities.
Chapter VII. FINANCING of ELECTIONS Article 44. Financial support for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation Expenses of election commissions on the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as to ensure the activity of election commissions during their term of Office shall be made at the expense of the federal budget. The relevant costs are a separate line item in the federal budget.
Funds for the holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation by the federal budget, placed at the disposal of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within ten days from the date of appointment of the elections and shall be distributed between the election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation.
In case of holding early elections of the President of the Russian Federation these costs are paid for by loans, Central Bank of the Russian Federation covered from the federal budget. If the budget fails to lists on the account of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to seek the assistance of loans to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, and in case of refusal of the latter to provide credit to commercial banks for the loan on a competitive basis to finance the preparation and holding of elections. The data credits, including accrued interest on them, financed from the federal budget not later than three months after the date of the election. Similar funding is the repeated voting and repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation if originally allocated to the election funds are exhausted.
The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation subjects allocate funds between lower-level election commissions.
Procedure for money transfers to the electoral commissions shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, together with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
Chairmen of election commissions shall dispose of funds and are responsible for compliance with the financial instruments decisions of election commissions on financial matters. Unspent budgets after the election remain in the special accounts of election commissions for use for the purposes referred to in paragraph 1 of this article.
Article 45. The election fund of the candidate to the position of President of the Russian Federation, candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation creates its own election fund to finance electioneering. Means the electoral fund must be kept on a special temporary account in a branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation. Right of disposal means the electoral fund for such purposes belonged solely to the Fund to the candidate.
Offices of the savings bank of the Russian Federation opens the registered candidates based messages in writing, Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation special temporary accounts for the formation of election funds. Income from those accounts are not credited or paid out.
Election funds can be generated through the following funds: funds allocated for the campaign by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
the candidate's own funds, which may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the elections, more than 1000 times;
funds allocated to the applicant designating electoral Association, electoral bloc, an initiative group of voters and which may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the election, more than 50 thousand times;
voluntary donations from individuals, each of which may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the election, more than 50 times;

voluntary donations from legal entities, each of which may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the elections, more than 5000 times.
The candidate's spending limit at the expense of the election fund, may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of the appointment of the elections, more than 250 thousand times.
Not allowed donations to election funds by foreign States, organizations and citizens;
stateless persons;
Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the share of foreign capital in their Charter capital exceeds 30 per cent;
international organizations and international social movements;
local governments, State and municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations;
military units, military institutions and organizations;
charities and religious groups.
Banks provide the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation for information on funds transferred to special temporary accounts of candidates within three days from the date of their receipt.
If donations received in the election funds of candidates from natural or legal persons not having the right to exercise such donations, or in excess of the amounts provided for in this article, the candidates are obliged to return these donations accordingly fully or part of them exceeding the size of the donation, donors describing the reason for the return. Anonymous donations are listed in State revenue.
Candidates are prohibited from using other funds to conduct a pre-election campaign, in addition to funds received in their election funds.
Banks provide the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, upon request in writing details of the performance of the funds in the special temporary accounts of candidates.
If a candidate for the conduct of the pre-election campaign in addition to funds received in his election fund, used other funds to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation with submission for rescission of the decision on registration of the candidate. The specified view is considered by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation within five days and five days before election day-immediately.
All financial transactions with special temporary accounts offered by candidates for their election funds, stop on election day. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may, on the basis of a petition candidate to extend the deadline for conducting financial transactions on payment of costs incurred before the date of the election.
Article 46. Cash accounting and financial reporting procedure for recording income and expenditure budget allocated for preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, and means of election funds of candidates is determined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Financial report form election commissions on the receipt and expenditure of funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections, and the financial report of candidates shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Candidates are to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation financial report no later than 30 days after publication of the election results. Copies of these financial records are transferred to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to the media.
Precinct election commissions represent the territorial electoral commissions financial reports not later than 10 days from the date of publication of the election results.
Territorial election commissions represent a financial report to the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation not later than 30 days from the date of publication of the election results.
The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation consolidated financial report no later than 60 days from the day of official publication of the election results.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation submits a financial report on the expenditures of the federal budget, the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation not later than three months from the day of official publication of the election results. The financial report must be published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its official Gazette and handed over to the media no later than one month from the date of its submission to the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Article 47. On unspent cash election funds

Candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation not later than 30 days after the date of the election returns, the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation the unspent cash election fund in proportion to the size of the funds allocated to it by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. After this period, the unexpended budgetary funds on the orders of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation listed offices of the savings bank of the Russian Federation on the account of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in an uncontested procedure.
Balances on accounts of candidates after the election listed the candidates in proportion to the invested funds on current (estimated) accounts of organizations and individuals who donate to election funds, with the permission of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
Article 48. Control revision service for monitoring the target expenditure of funds allocated to the electoral commissions on the Organization of the preparation and holding of elections, as well as control over sources of cash accounting, correctness of electoral funds and the use of funds by candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation creates the control revision service with the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation with the assistance of experts of State bodies of the Russian Federation.
Chapter VIII. Voting and DETERMINATION of the RESULTS of the ELECTIONS of the PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, article 49. Premises for voting premises for voting shall be granted free of charge at the disposal of the local election Commission head of the local administration.
In the premises for voting should be Hall that hosts the cab, specially equipped places or rooms for the secret vote. CAB, specially equipped places or rooms for secret voting shall be equipped with tables and writing materials. Application for these objectives pencils are not allowed.
In the premises for voting either directly in front of him, the District Election Commission to equip the stand on which is placed a sample of completed ballot and information about all candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation. Information materials about candidates and their election platforms should not contain propaganda appeals. Sample of a completed ballot, placed on the stand, should not contain the names of the candidates.
Article 50. A ballot paper for the election of the President of the Russian Federation every voter gets a ballot paper. The form and text of ballot paper in Russian shall be approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 28 days before election day. Text of ballot shall only be placed on one side of the ballot.
The ballot contains in alphabetical order the surnames, names and patronymics of all registered candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation and the data referred to in paragraph 5 of article 32 or article 33, paragraph 3 hereof. In case if the candidate nominated by the electoral Union electoral bloc shall indicate the names of the electoral bloc's associations, as well as the candidate's affiliation to a political party or other public association, included electoral associations, electoral bloc if such membership takes place. If the candidate is nominated directly by the voters, his political affiliation is indicated only by request of the candidate. To the right of the data on each candidate placed a blank square. At the end of the list of candidates fit the string "against all candidates" to the right of the empty square.
Each ballot must include the clarification on the procedure for filling it in.
The ballots are printed in Russian. By the decision of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in the republics within the Russian Federation, the ballots are printed in Russian and in the official language of the respective Republic, and, if necessary, in the languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation in the territories where they are concentrated. If the constituency ballot papers are printed in two or more languages, the text in these languages shall be placed in each ballot. The text of the ballot in this case alleged the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
Ballot papers printed by order of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 20 days before election day. Ballot papers containing the text in two or more languages are printed in the same period by order of the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation.

Precinct election commissions get ballot papers not later than four days before election day. Number of ballot papers, the local election Commission transferred may not exceed the number of voters included in voter lists for the polling station more than 0.5 per cent. In the upper-right corner of the ballot signatures of two members of the local election Commission, which shall be certified by the seal of the local election Commission. Not certified by the local election Commission recognized ballot ballot unidentified forms and during the counting of votes shall not be taken into account.
In the case of disposals of some candidates after manufacturing the ballots of precinct election commissions on the orders of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in the strike ballot papers relevant candidates.
Article 51. Order of voting on election day, voting is conducted from eight to twenty-two hours local time.
About the time and place of voting precinct election commissions are required to notify the voter no later than 20 days before the day of the vote through media or otherwise.
At the polling station set up on vessels during the voyage, in military units, on polar stations in remote and inaccessible areas, the local election Commission can announce voting completed before the period specified in the first paragraph of this article, if voted all voters included in voters ' list.
If less than 30 days before election day citizen included in the poll, found that will not be able to arrive at the election day polling also premises, where it is included in the list of voters, he has the right to get into the polling station Election Commission absentee ballot for the right to participate in elections of the President of the Russian Federation. About obtaining absentee voting citizen identity signs in the poll indicating the date of receipt. Issuing absentee voting identity cards registered in the specialized registry. On presentation of identity-register citizen should be included in the list of electors for any polling station. Form of absentee voting certificates and registry form issuing absentee ballots shall be approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
The Electoral Commission of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall have the right to allow to vote early, but not earlier than 15 days before election day, on ships trading, fishing, research, naval and river fleets, who on election day will be in expeditions, foreign ports, autonomous navigation, as well as on polar stations in other remote and inaccessible areas.
At eight o'clock on election day, the Chairman of the local Electoral Commission announced the polling station open and presents members of the Electoral Commission, voters and observers present empty ballot boxes, which followed sealed, after which the Chairman of the local election Commission invites voters to begin voting.
When receiving a ballot paper, a voter shall in the voters list their passport series and number or alternate identification. With the consent of the elector or, at his request, series and number of the charge against them passports or alternate identity cards can be added to the list of electors of the polling station Election Commission member with the right to vote. The voter checks the validity of the produced records and signs.
If the voter does not have the opportunity to sign for the ballot, he has the right to obtain the assistance of another person, with the exception of the local election Commission members, observers or proxies of candidates. The person having the voter assistance, specifies its name and sign in the list of voters in the voter's Signature on the receipt of a ballot paper. "
Each voter shall vote in person. Voting for other persons is not allowed. Filling the ballot is carried out in the cockpit, specially equipped place or room for a secret ballot, in which the presence of anyone, except for this voter. A voter who does not have the opportunity to fill in a ballot paper shall have the right to invite into the cabin, specially equipped place or room for secret ballot any person, except members of the Electoral Commission, observers or proxies of candidates. The name of the person indicated in the register next to the signature of the voter on the receipt of a ballot paper.
On the ballot paper, the voter puts any mark in an empty box to the right of the name of the candidate for whom he votes, or squared, located to the right of the line "against all candidates".

The completed ballot the voter puts the electoral box. Ballot boxes must be in sight of the local election Commission members and observers.
The local election Commission must ensure the opportunity to participate in the vote, all voters, including voters who for health reasons or for other valid reasons may not arrive in the premises for voting. To this end, the local election Commission should be sufficient portable election boxes, which is determined by the decision of the territorial Election Commission. Statement on granting an opportunity to vote outside the premises for voting must be confirmed by the voter in writing upon arrival to him by members of the local election Commission. The statement should contain the same data about a voter that the voter list. After receiving a ballot paper, the voter makes a mark about it in his statement and puts the signature. Members of the local election Commission, travelling on the applications received under the painting of ballots with the number of applications. Number of voters, as well as the number of used and returned ballots marked in a separate Act. At the same time in the voters list is marked that the voter voted outside the premises for voting. When voting outside the premise for voting observers may be present. Upon the return of members of precinct election commissions in the premises for voting portable electoral box is not opened before the start of the counting of the votes. Organization and conducting of voting outside the premise for voting must exclude the possibility of violation of citizen's electoral rights, as well as the possibility of violation of secrecy of voting or distortion of the will of the voter.
The Chairman of the local election Commission supervises in the premises for voting. His orders for everyone present in the premises for voting is obligatory. In case of absence of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission it replaces, the Deputy Chairman of the Electoral Commission, and in the absence of Secretary or a member of the Election Commission, authorized it.
Member of the local election Commission suspended from participating in its work, and the observer is immediately removed from the premises for voting if they violate the secrecy of the ballot, or attempt to affect the expression of the will of the voter. This decision was adopted by the local election Commission.
If the voter believes that when filling out the ballot made a mistake, he has the right to apply to a member of the Election Commission issuing a ballot paper to issue him a new ballot to replace corrupted. Member of the Electoral Commission shall issue new voter ballot, with the corresponding notation on the voter list to the right of the name of the corresponding voter. Spoiled ballot paper is paid off, as the statement is drawn up.
Article 52. Counting of votes at the polling station after the time of the voting, the Chairman of the local election Commission announces that receive ballot papers and voters can only vote, already in the premises for voting.
Before opening the voting boxes members of the Electoral Commission in the presence of observers representing candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs and foreign (International) observers, if they are in the premises for voting, the count and the repayment of unused ballots. The number of such ballot papers shall be announced and recorded in the minutes of the voting results, after which the Chairman of the local election Commission validates the nepovrezhdennost' seals or seals on the polling boxes gives ascertain their intactness of the local election Commission members, observers and election agents and reveals the ballot boxes. An autopsy is carried out alternately mailbox polling-first portable election boxes, then the stationary polling boxes.
First counts the ballots that were portable election boxes. Their number must not exceed the number of statements in writing of voters voting outside the premises for voting.
In case of detection of figurative electoral box more ballots than the number of specified applications, all ballot papers were figurative electoral box and void the decision of the local election Commission.
This fact, together with an indication of the names of the members of the local election Commission, providing voting outside the premise for voting, is reflected in the Act annexed to the Protocol on the outcome of the vote.

When counting votes primarily separated sheets unidentified forms, i.e. not made formally or not certified by the Election Commission, and invalid ballot papers. Void ballot papers on which you cannot install the manifestation of the will of the voter, in particular where any character (s) marked in more than one box or not placed in any of them. When doubts arise, the District Election Commission resolves the issue by voting. When adopting a decision declaring the ballot invalid, the Election Commission indicates its reverse side causes of invalidity. This entry shall be certified by the signatures of at least three members of the local election Commission. Invalid ballot papers shall be packed separately from other ballots.
Counting of the votes must be held directly by members of the local election Commission with the power to vote without interruption until the outcome of the vote, which must be notified to all members of the polling station Commission, as well as observers, including foreign (International) observers.
The local election Commission is the voting results Protocol.
In the Protocol on the results of the vote makes the following data: number of voters included in the poll, including voters included in the list of extras;
number of ballot papers issued by the Election Commission;
the number of ballots issued to voters at the polling station on election day;
the number of ballots issued to voters voting outside the premise for voting;
the number of cancelled ballots;
the number of ballots contained in stationary polling boxes (except for bulletins unidentified forms);
the number of ballots contained in portable election boxes (except for bulletins unidentified forms);
number of valid ballots;
number of invalid ballot papers, (including a separate line-number of the ballots that do not contain markings on any of the products);
family names, first names and patronymics, and when they match other data about the ballot candidates;
the number of votes cast for each candidate;
the number of votes cast against all candidates.
The number of voters included in voters ' list at the polling station are also voters who voted to cast their identities at this polling station, and does not include voters who received otkrepitel'nye certificates for this polling station.
Protocol shall be drawn up in triplicate in the presence of all members of the local election Commission, observers, proxies of candidates and shall be signed by all members of the local election Commission. Member of the local election Commission, disagrees with the Protocol as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach to the Protocol its dissenting opinion as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol. To the first instance of the Protocol are attached complaint (application) for violation of this federal law, received the precinct Election Commission on election day, as well as taken by the Electoral Commission. Certified copies of complaints (applications) and the decisions of the Divisional Election Commission shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
It is not allowed to populate the voting results Protocol pencil and amendment of any fixes. If you identify errors, inconsistencies in the Protocol of the local election Commission, as well as if in doubt as to the correctness of the higher Election Commission has the right to decide about the repeated counting of votes corresponding to the local election Commission. Recount of votes precinct Electoral Commission is conducted in the presence of a member (or members) of the higher Election Commission.
The first copy of the polling station Election Commission after its signature shall be given promptly to the corresponding territorial Election Commission.
The second instance of the Protocol together with sealed ballots, with lists of members of the local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers from the candidates, electoral associations and blocs, foreign (International) observers, media representatives present at the counting of the votes, shall be kept by the Secretary of the local election Commission before the end of its work.
The third instance of the Protocol is provided to familiarize the Trustees candidates, observers, members of the local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, members of the media.

Precinct election commissions formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the first instance of a Protocol on the results of voting together with the documents relating thereto, shall submit directly to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Election documents, including ballot papers are passed to the corresponding territorial Election Commission not later than ten days after the official announcement of the election results.
Article 53. The establishment of the outcome of the vote, the territorial Election Commission On the basis of the minutes of the Divisional election commissions on the results of voting by the summation of the data contained in the territorial Election Commission not later than three days from the day of election sets the voting results in the territory concerned. The summation of the data contained in the protocols of precinct election commissions, exercised directly members of territorial Election Commission with the power to vote.
According to the results of the territorial Election Commission voting record that records data on the number of precinct election commissions in the territory concerned and the number of protocols of precinct election commissions on the basis of which the Protocol shall be made on the outcome of the vote, as well as summary data protocols of precinct election commissions established by part of the ninth article 52 hereof.
Protocol of the territorial Election Commission shall be drawn up in triplicate and signed by all present members of the territorial Election Commission. Mandatory protocol attached summary table that includes transcripts of all precinct election commissions in their respective territories. A member of the territorial Election Commission, disagrees with the Protocol as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach to the Protocol its dissenting opinion as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol.
To the first instance of the Protocol are attached complaint (application) for violation of this federal law, which entered into the territorial Election Commission on election day, as well as taken by the Electoral Commission. Certified copies of complaints (applications) and the decisions of the territorial Election Commission shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
The first copy of the territorial Election Commission upon its signing and summary table are sent immediately to the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
The second instance of Protocol and a summary table, together with the protocols of precinct election commissions, with lists of members of the territorial Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers from the candidates, electoral associations and blocs, foreign (International) observers, media representatives who were present when establishing the results of voting and the drafting of the Protocol are on file with the Secretary of the territorial Election Commission before the end of its work.
The third copy of the Protocol and are available for consultation summary table Trustees candidates, observers, members of the territorial Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, members of the media.
Article 54. The establishment of the outcome of the vote, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the basis of the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the results of voting by the summation of the data contained therein, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation not later than ten days from the election day sets the voting results on the territory of the Russian Federation. Summation is contained in the minutes of the territorial election commissions carry out data directly to the members of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
According to the results of the vote, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is the Protocol that records data on the number of territorial election commissions on the territory of the Russian Federation and the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the basis of which the Protocol shall be made on the outcome of the vote, as well as the summary minutes of the territorial election commissions, set part of the ninth article 52 hereof.
Protocol of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be drawn up in triplicate and signed by all present members of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Mandatory protocol attached summary table that includes transcripts of all territorial election commissions of the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Member of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation, disagrees with the Protocol as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach to the Protocol its dissenting opinion as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol.

To the first instance of the Protocol are attached complaint (application) for violation of this federal law, which entered into the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the day of the vote, and the decision of the Election Commission. Certified copies of complaints (applications) and the decisions of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
The first copy of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation after its signing and summary table are promptly sent to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
The second instance of Protocol and summary table together with the records of the territorial election commissions, with lists of members of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote, observers from the candidates, electoral associations and blocs, foreign (International) observers, media representatives who were present when establishing the results of voting and the drafting of the Protocol are on file with the Secretary of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
The third copy of the Protocol and are available for consultation summary table Trustees candidates, observers, members of the local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, members of the media.
If you identify errors, inconsistencies in the records of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and other violations of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to decide about the repeated counting of votes by the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Recount of the vote carried out by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in the presence of a member (or members) of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
All documents of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation, territorial and precinct election commissions are stored for at least six months, reports on the outcome of the vote and the results of the elections until the appointment date of the next election.
Article 55. Determination of the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation on the basis of the minutes of the election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and the protocols of precinct election commissions established outside the territory of the Russian Federation, by summing the data contained therein, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 15 days from the date of elections determines the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Summation is contained in the records of the electoral commissions carry out data directly to the members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
A candidate is elected President of the Russian Federation, which received more than half of the voters who took part in voting.
The number of voters who participated in voting, is determined by the number of ballot papers in the prescribed form, found in the polling boxes.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation recognize the elections invalid if less than half of the voters included on the voter lists.
The number of voters participated in the elections, is determined by the number of signatures in the electoral register upon receipt of ballots.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation recognize the elections invalid if mistakes they breach hereof do not allow with certainty the results of expression of the will of the electors.
On the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is a protocol in which shall be entered the following data: number of electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and separately the number of precinct election commissions established outside the territory of the Russian Federation;
the number of protocols of electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and separately the number of protocols of precinct election commissions established outside the territory of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which the Protocol was drawn up;
number of voters included in voters ' list, including voters included in the list of extras;
number of ballot papers issued by district election commissions;
the number of ballots issued to voters at the polling station on election day;
the number of ballots issued to voters, voting outside the premises for voting;
the number of cancelled ballots;
the number of ballots contained in stationary polling boxes (except for bulletins unidentified forms);
the number of ballots contained in portable election boxes (except for bulletins unidentified forms);
the total number of valid ballots;

the total number of ballots cast invalid ballots (including a separate line-number of the ballots that do not contain markings on any of the products);
family names, first names and patronymics, and when they match other data about the ballot candidates;
the number of votes cast for each candidate;
the number of votes cast against all candidates.
To the Protocol on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation compulsory attached summary table that includes transcripts of all election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and of the precinct election commissions established outside the territory of the Russian Federation.
The official announcement of the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the media is published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than three days from the date of signature of the Protocol.
Article 56. A second ballot if the ballot included more than two candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation and none of them has been elected, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall appoint a repeated voting on elections of the President of the Russian Federation on the two candidates who received the greatest number of votes.
A second ballot will be held no later than 15 days from the date of establishment of the results of the general elections in compliance with the requirements of this federal law, with the exception of the requirements set out in part four of article 55 of this federal law. The message on the conducting of a repeated voting shall be published in mass media not later than two days from the date of the decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
If, before holding another vote, there is only one candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, by the decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the second candidate voting is acknowledged, the candidate who obtains the greatest number of general election votes after candidates for which the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation had originally appointed a second ballot.
According to the results of voting the candidate is elected to the post of President of the Russian Federation, which received the largest number of votes in the voting of voters who participated in voting, compared to the number of votes cast for another candidate, provided that the number of votes cast for the candidate, is greater than the number of votes cast against all candidates.
Article 57. Repeated elections if the election of the President of the Russian Federation annulled, invalid, or if the general election or at a repeated voting, no candidate has been elected President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation sets repeated elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Nomination and registration of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, other election actions related to the repeated elections are conducted in the manner prescribed by this federal law. When by-elections electoral deadlines for action, established by this federal law shall be reduced by a third. Message on conducting of the repeated elections shall be published in mass media.
Repeated elections are conducted not later than four months from the date of the initial elections.
In the case of election candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation may not be again nominated candidates, actions (inaction) which served as the basis for the recognition of general elections or elections at a repeated voting invalid.
Article 58. Publication of the results of the vote and the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation the results of voting on every polling station, the territory, the subject of the Russian Federation in the amount of data contained in the Protocol of the corresponding Election Commission, must be made available to any voter or observer and representative of the media.
Territorial Election Commission publishes the data contained in its Protocol on the outcome of the vote no later than five days from the date of the elections, and the data contained in the records of the district electoral commissions on the results of the voting, no later than 15 days from the date of the election.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall publish in mass media the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, including transcripts of all election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote no later than one month from the date of the election.

Not later than three months from the date of the election of the President of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation puts in their official Gazette information on the outcome of the vote and the results of the elections, which includes full transcripts of all election commissions, with the exception of precinct election commissions.
Article 59. The use of automated information system in case of the use of the automated information system elections the Electoral Commission forms a group from among the members of the Commission with the right of a casting vote and to monitor the use of the automated information system. All members of the Election Commission have the right to examine any information entered into an automated information system, and the output from it.
Since the beginning of the vote, and until the signing of the Protocol by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation exclusively uses automated information system to monitor the progress and results of the vote by transferring data from a lower electoral commissions to superior electoral commissions.
During this time, it is prohibited to transfer any data from the superior election commissions information centres, information centres subordinate electoral commissions, except the signals receiving confirmation information.
Information on the progress and outcome of the vote, received through the automated information system, is a preliminary information that has no legal meaning.
The Protocol of the Election Commission, already with the Secretary of the Election Commission, must be accompanied by the text of a computer printout containing the data to be entered into the automated information system. The authenticity of the computer printout is confirmed by the signatures of the members of the group to monitor the use of an automated information system and a person responsible for the introduction of information.
Chapter IX. The inauguration of the PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 60. The inauguration of the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation, elected in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law, takes office on the 30th day from the date of the official announcement by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
The current President of the Russian Federation shall remain in Office until a newly elected President of the Russian Federation.
Chapter X. ACCOUNTABLE for VIOLATIONS of CITIZENS ' ELECTORAL RIGHTS Article 61. Responsibility for violation of citizens ' electoral rights persons through bribery, deception, the use of physical violence or threat of violence, forgery of electoral documents, a deliberately wrong counting of votes or otherwise impeding the free exercise of a citizen of the Russian Federation of their electoral rights or the work of electoral commissions or members of electoral commissions, or persons disseminating false information about candidates or commit other actions discrediting the honor and dignity of the candidates as well as persons impeding the legitimate activities of Trustees candidates, observers, including foreign (International) observers, or modalities for electoral propaganda, bear administrative or criminal liability.
Chapter XI. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 62. The entry into force of this federal law this federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
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