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 10.01.2003 N 19-FZ RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on the election of the President of the Russian Federation Adopted by the State Duma of December 1, 1999 the year approved by the Federation Council of the year December 23, 1999 (as amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Basic principles for the election of the President of the Russian Federation 1. 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.
2. participation of the citizen of the Russian Federation in elections of the President of the Russian Federation is free and voluntary. No one has the right to have an impact on the citizen of the Russian Federation in order to force him to participate or not to participate in elections, as well as impede its free expression.
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 and right to participate in referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation, this federal law and other federal laws.
Article 3. The electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation at elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. A Russian citizen who has attained 18 years of age on election day, has the right to elect the President of the Russian Federation.
2. a citizen of the Russian Federation, having attained 18 years of age, has the right to participate in the nomination of candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation, electioneering, monitoring the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the work of electoral commissions, including the establishment of the outcome of the vote and the determination of election results, as well as other electoral action in the manner prescribed by this federal law, other federal laws.
3. 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.
4. a citizen of the Russian Federation, residing or located during preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation, has equal with other citizens of the Russian Federation the rights in elections.
5. 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. The federal electoral district of Elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be held on a single federal electoral district, which encompasses the entire territory of the Russian Federation. Voters living outside the territory of the Russian Federation shall be deemed to be assigned to federal electoral district.
Article 5. Appointment of election of the President of the Russian Federation 1. Holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation within the deadlines established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the present Federal law, is required.
2. In accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall appoint the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. The decision to appoint the elections must be made not earlier than 150 days and not later than 120 days before the vote. Election day is the first Sunday of the month in which the vote was taken at the previous general election the President of the Russian Federation. The decision to appoint election subject to official publication in the mass media not later than five days from the day of its adoption.
3. If the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation does not appoint presidential elections in the Russian Federation in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article, the election shall be held by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to the second or third Sunday of the month in which the vote was taken at the previous general election the President of the Russian Federation. Decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the conduct of the election shall be published no later than seven days from the date of expiration of the prescribed period, paragraph 2 of this article, the official publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections.
4. in the event of termination of the President of the Russian Federation 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 not later than 14 days from the date of such termination authority appoints early elections of the President of the Russian Federation. The day of the vote in this case is the last Sunday before the day when expire three months from the day of premature termination of his/her term by the President of the Russian Federation. Decision on the appointment of pre-term elections subject to official publication in the mass media not later than five days from the day of its adoption.
5. If the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation has not appointed early elections of the President of the Russian Federation in accordance with paragraph 4 of this article, the election of the President of the Russian Federation shall be held by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the first or second Sunday after three months from the day of premature termination of his/her term by the President of the Russian Federation. Decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the conduct of the election shall be published no later than seven days from the date of expiration of the prescribed period, paragraph 4 of this article, the official publication of the decision on the appointment of early elections.
6. the implementation of electoral action prescribed by this federal law, in the cases provided for in clauses 4 and 5 of this article shall be reduced by a quarter.
7. If the polling day at the election of the President of the Russian Federation, appointed by or in accordance with paragraphs 2-6 of this article coincides with the day or holiday or happy, following after the festive day, the day of the vote is next Sunday.
Article 6. The right to nominate candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation 1. Candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation (hereinafter candidates) may be nominated by voters, electoral associations, electoral blocks.
2. Cannot be put forward as a candidate, not a citizen of the Russian Federation has the right to be elected President of the Russian Federation.
Article 7. Preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation by election commissions 1. Preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, ensuring the realization and protection of the electoral rights of citizens and monitoring of these rights are vested in the election commissions within the limits of their competence, established by this federal law, other federal laws.
2. in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation Electoral Commission within the limits of its competence, established by this federal law, other federal laws, independent of bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government. Intervention of these bodies in the activities of election commissions is not allowed.
3. the decisions and acts of the election commissions, they have taken within the limits of its competence, established by this federal law, other federal laws, are binding on the federal bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, State bodies, local government bodies, the candidates of the registered candidates for the post of President of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the registered candidates), electoral associations and blocs, public associations, organizations, officials and voters.
4. in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation election commissions have the right to use the State automated information system in order to inform voters about the preparation and conduct of elections, the results of the elections, in order to identify, collect, replenishment, processing, transmission and storage of information used in the preparation and holding of elections and also to the information management activities of election commissions undertaken within their terms of reference established by this federal law, other federal laws.
Article 8. The right to canvass 1. The State provides citizens of the Russian Federation, political public associations the freedom to conduct their pre-election campaigns in accordance with this federal law, other federal laws.

2. Citizens of the Russian Federation, political public associations shall be entitled to any permitted by law forms and legal means to conduct a pre-election campaign, i.e. to persuade or to entice voters to participate in elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as to vote for or against any registered candidate.
3. The registered candidates are guaranteed equal conditions of access to the mass media to conduct a pre-election campaign.
Article 9. Financing of elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. Expenditures for preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be made at the expense of the federal budget.
2. candidates are required to create their own election funds to finance its election campaign.
Article 10. Transparency in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. Preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation carried out in an open and transparent manner.
2. all regulations of the election commissions, public authorities and local self-government bodies, related to preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation, is published or communicated to the public by other means.
Article 11. Inadmissibility of participation in election campaigns, foreign citizens, persons without citizenship, foreign legal entities, international organizations and international social movements, foreign citizens, persons without citizenship, foreign legal entities, international organizations and international social movements do not have the right to carry out activities that promote or inhibit nominating and registering candidates, election of registered candidates.
CHAPTER II. ELECTORAL COMMISSION Article 12. System and the status of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. 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.
2. the powers and procedure of activity of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be established by the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and right to participate in referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation, this federal law, other federal laws.
3. the decisions of the higher Election Commission on elections of the President of the Russian Federation, it has taken, within the limits of their competence, are required for lower electoral commissions.
4. Election Commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall, within the limits of their competence to consider received to them during the election campaign for the treatment of infringements of this federal law, other federal laws in part governing the preparation and holding of elections, to carry out checks on these appeals and giving individuals have filed appeals, the written replies within five days, but no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, and on polling day or on the day of following the vote, immediately. If the facts contained in these appeals require additional validation, they are accepted not later than within ten days. Election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall have the right to request submission for appropriate checks and punish violations of this federal law, other federal laws in part governing the preparation and holding of elections, the law enforcement organs, which are obliged within five days, but no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, and on polling day or on the day following the day of the vote, immediately take the statutory steps to halt these violations. If the facts contained in the appeal, require additional validation, these measures are accepted not later than within ten days.
5. Election Commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation provide voter education on the timing and modalities of the implementation of the selective action on the campaign trail, the candidates registered candidates.
6. The decision of the Electoral Commission for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, contrary to federal laws or adopted with regard to the exceedance of established powers reversible higher Election Commission on elections of the President of the Russian Federation or by the Court. While a higher Election Commission is entitled to adopt a decision on the merits.
7. public authorities, public institutions and their officials are obliged to provide electoral commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the implementation of their mandates, in particular to provide the necessary premises free of charge and to ensure their safety, the protection of ballots, absentee ballots to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation and other electoral documentation to provide vehicles, communications equipment, technical equipment, information and material to respond to treatment of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation within 5 days but five days before election day and on election day-immediately. Organizations with State share in its Charter (aggregate) capital in excess of 30 per cent on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections, local authorities are obliged to assist election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the implementation of their mandates, in particular, to provide the necessary premises, vehicles, communications equipment, technical equipment, information and material to respond to treatment of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation within 5 days but five days before election day and on election day-immediately. Organizations engaged in television and/or radio broadcasting (hereinafter referred to as the broadcasting organisation), and editions of periodicals referred to in sub-clauses "a"-"d" paragraph 1 of article 47 of this federal law, shall provide to the electoral commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation for hosting the printed information as well as free air time for voter education in the manner prescribed by this federal law, other federal laws.
8. Organizations, including organizations of broadcasting, editorial printed periodicals, not specified in sub-clauses "a"-"d" paragraph 1 of article 47 of the Federal law, and their officials, as well as associations are required to provide election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation the necessary information and materials to respond to treatment of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation within five days and five days before election day and on election day-immediately.
Article 13. The procedure for the formation of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation 1. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of constituent entities of the Russian Federation formed in accordance with the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation ".
2. If the legislative (representative) and (or) executive bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation does not form the whole or part of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the procedure and the time limits established by the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation ", the composition of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation or its part shall be made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in compliance with the requirements of set specified by federal law. The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation in case of formation of its membership by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be formed for a term of four years in the number of 14 members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
Article 14. The procedure for the formation of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions

1. territorial (regional, municipal and other) Electoral Commission is formed not earlier than 70 days and not later than 60 days before the ballot day of five-nine members of the Electoral Commission with the power to vote the representative body (representative bodies) of local self-government on the basis of proposals of electoral associations, electoral blocks, public associations, meetings of voters at home, work, service learning, the territorial Election Commission of the previous If she acted on an ongoing basis. 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, formed by several of the territorial election commissions. If the law of the Russian Federation, the Charter of municipal formation(education) in accordance with the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation stipulates that the territorial Election Commission conducts activities on a permanent basis, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on agreement with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may assign powers to the territorial election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation on the specified territorial Election Commission. List of territorial election commissions formed in the territory of the Russian Federation, asserted the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, taking into account the administrative-territorial division of the Russian Federation, as well as automation of State automated information system. List of territorial election commissions shall be approved not later than 80 days before polling day, within three days from the day of its approval shall be sent to the representative bodies of local self-government and is published in the mass media, referred to in subparagraph d of paragraph 1 of article 47 of the Federal law.
2. the local election Commission is formed within a time limit which begins not later than three days from the date of formation of the corresponding polling station and expires for 27 days before polling day and, in exceptional cases, no later than two days prior to polling day, representative body (representative bodies) of local self-government on the basis of proposals of electoral associations, electoral blocks, public associations, meetings of voters by place of residence , work, service, study the following number depending on the number of voters registered in the constituency: up to 1000 voters-3-7 members of the Electoral Commission with the right to vote;
from 1001 to 2000 voters-5-11 members of the Electoral Commission with the right to vote;
more than 2000 voters-5-15 members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
3. In the case of combination of polling day at the election of the President of the Russian Federation on the day of elections to the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, the maximum number of members of the election commissions with a casting vote, specified in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article may be extended, but not more than four members. The additional remuneration of members of the Election Commission data is made at the expense of the corresponding budget.
4. Representative body (bodies) of local self-government must (must) nominate no less than one third of the members of the territorial, the local election Commission on the basis of proposals from each electoral Association, electoral bloc with the faction in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as on the basis of proposals received from electoral associations and blocs, with factions in the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and (or) in the representative body (representative bodies) of local self-government and if electoral associations, electoral blocks do not submit the required number of proposals on the basis of proposals received from other political associations. It may not be assigned to more than one representative from each electoral Association, electoral bloc, a political public association.
5. If in the formation of the territorial, local election Commission take part two and more representative body of local self-government, the procedure for deciding on the composition of the Electoral Commission determined these representative bodies independently in accordance with the provisions of this federal law.
6. in the event of early termination of powers of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the representative body of local self-government, the right to make proposals on the composition of the territorial, local election Commission for electoral blocs, electoral blocs had factions in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the legislative (representative) body of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the representative body of local self-government of the last convocation.
7. State and municipal employees cannot constitute more than one third of the total number of members of the territorial, the local election Commission.
8. If the representative body (bodies) of local self-government are not formed (not formed) the whole or part of the territorial, local election Commission within the period stipulated in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article, or if the respective territory representative body of local self-government is not present, the composition of the territorial Election Commission or its part is carried out by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, and the local election Commission-the corresponding territorial Election Commission in accordance with the requirements of established by this federal law.
9. At the polling station, formed at the polar station, located on the vessel during the voyage, or on the territory of a military unit located in isolated, remote from human settlements area, the local election Commission members were appointed by decision of the Assembly of the electors of the respective employment or military band respectively head of the polar station, the captain of the ship, Commander of a military unit within the period stipulated in paragraph 2 of this article and in exceptional cases-not later than five days before polling day.
10. At the polling station, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the local election Commission members are appointed within the period stipulated in paragraph 2 of this article, 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.
11. In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the system of Government which provides for the establishment of territorial bodies of State power of regions and other administrative-territorial units, the territorial election commissions are formed by the representative and executive bodies of State authority in the manner prescribed by this article. Half of the members of the Electoral Commission shall be appointed by the representative organ of State power, and the other half by the executive organ of State power.
Article 15. Appointment of members of the Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote 1. Each registered candidate is entitled to appoint one member of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, every territorial, precinct Election Commission. Registered candidate is entitled to entrust the appointment of a member of the territorial, local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote your trustee.
2. The members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote permits, form which establishes the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. For a period specified in paragraph 1 of article 41 of this federal law, the Administration (employer) is required (obliged) to provide members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote upon request unpaid leave.

Article 16. A member of the Electoral Commission 1. Election Commission members with the right to vote may not be deputies of the legislative (representative) organs of State power, local self-government bodies, elected officials of government bodies and local government elected officials, judges, prosecutors, candidates registered candidates, their proxies, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, the members and authorized representatives of initiative groups of voters nominated candidates, members of electoral commissions with the right of deliberative vote , spouses and close relatives spouses (children, parents, adopted children, adoptive parents, brothers and sisters, grandchildren, grandparents), close relatives of candidates registered candidates, those who are directly subordinate to the candidates of the registered candidates.
2. Under the direct subordination of the present Federal Act refers to service relationship between Manager and subordinate, under which the first has on the latter powerfully conferred powers, it has the right to employment and dismissal of a subordinate or within one's official authority has the right to give him orders, give directions, binding, use measures of promotion and disciplinary action.
3. A member of the Electoral Commission for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation with a casting vote may not simultaneously be a member of another Electoral Commission for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
4. the term of Office of members of the election commissions with a casting vote will expire at the termination of the powers of these election commissions.
5. the Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote within a month, and during the election campaign for three days is 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 case of: (a) a member of the Electoral Commission) feeder statements in writing about abdicating its powers;
b) appearance of grounds provided for in paragraphs 1 and 3 of this article.
6. the powers of the Member of the Election Commission with the right to vote shall be terminated immediately in case of: (a) loss of a member of the Electoral Commission) citizenship of the Russian Federation;
b) the entry into force of the court verdict against a member of the Electoral Commission;
in) the recognition 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;
g) member of the Electoral Commission;
d) recognition on the basis of submission of the corresponding Election Commission member of the Election Commission decision the Court consistently performs duties;
e) dissolution of the Electoral Commission in the manner prescribed by the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation ".
7. the authority, which had appointed a member of the Election Commission with the power to vote, shall appoint a new Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote instead of a member of the Election Commission with the power to vote, which was eliminated from the Electoral Commission for the reasons set out in paragraphs 5 and 6 of this article not later than in a month, and during the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation not later than ten days from the date of its disposal in accordance with the requirements of established by this federal law. In the event of failure by the authorized body of the requirements of the new Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote assigns a higher Electoral Commission in accordance with the provisions of this federal law.
8. the chairpersons, Vice-Chairpersons and Secretaries of election commissions, as well as members of the election commissions, working on a full-time (regular) basis, are responsible for the violation of this federal law responsibility established by the legislation of the Russian Federation for officials.
9. the Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote on or working on a regular (full-time) basis, does not substitute for other public or municipal offices, located at the State or municipal service, engage in other paid activity, except teaching, scientific and other creative activity, may not engage in entrepreneurial activities.
10. A member of the Election Commission with the power to vote during the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation may not be prosecuted or subjected to administrative discipline, imposed in a judicial procedure, without the consent of the Procurator of the Russian Federation, and a member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation without the consent of the Attorney-General of the Russian Federation.
11. the Member of the Election Commission with the power to vote before the end of his term of Office, a member of the Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote during the election campaign, may not be transferred without their consent or dismissed on the initiative of the Administration (employer).
12. A member of the Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote has all the rights of a member of the Election Commission with the power to vote on the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, except for the right to issue absentee ballots to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation, the ballots, signing ballot papers, participate in the sorting and counting of the ballots, the ballots and absentee ballots to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation in working with the list of voters, in drawing up protocols on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections, in a vote when deciding on an issue related to the competence of the corresponding election commissions, as well as with the exception of the right to sign the decision of the Election Commission. Its activities are not payable from funds allocated to the Electoral Commission.
13. A member of the Election Commission as with casting and with the right of deliberative vote: (a) be notified well in advance of the meetings) of the corresponding Election Commission;
b) has 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 a vote on these issues;
in) may ask the participants questions to the Election Commission in accordance with the agenda and receive answers on the merits;
g) have the right to acquaint themselves with the voter lists, ballots and other documents and materials relevant and subordinate electoral commissions (including documents and material on machine-readable media) and receive their copies (except copies of voters lists, sheets, ballots and absentee ballots to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation, disclosure statements, information about the property and liabilities of property nature submitted by candidates in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 6 of article 33 and article 34, paragraph 12 hereof). On request, the Electoral Commission must assure these copies (except copies of the documents and materials on machine-readable media). Familiarization with documents and materials containing information related to public, commercial or other secret protected by the law, shall be carried out in accordance with the federal laws;
d) have the right to appeal against decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Electoral Commission in the corresponding higher Election Commission or in court.

14. If a registered candidate, author of the members serving on a permanent basis, the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, was elected President of the Russian Federation, their term of office lasts till the end of registration of candidates at the next election of the President of the Russian Federation. The powers of the other members serving on a permanent basis, the Electoral Commission 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 on all ballots, held within the framework of this campaign, and if a higher Election Commission received complaints (applications) or protests on decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Electoral Commission, which had violated the order of voting and counting of votes and if the trial is conducted, after a final decision on the merits of the complaint (application) or protest the higher Election Commission or the Court. The term of Office of the members serving on a part-time basis, the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote will expire at the expiration of the term of Office of the Election Commission.
15. the powers of the Member of the Election Commission with the right of a deliberative vote can be terminated at any time during his term of Office by a decision of the person appointed as the Member of the Election Commission, and handed over to another person.
Article 17. Authorities of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation 1. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation, within the limits of their authority, established by federal laws: a) supervises the activity of election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
b) supervises observance of the electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation in preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation, ensures uniform application of federal law;
in) issues instructions and other normative acts on the application of this federal law;
g) provides legal, methodological, organizational and technical assistance to electoral commissions;
d) administers the election commissions on uniform use of State automated information system;
e) registers the electoral blocs;
f) registers of authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs;
w) registers the initiative groups of voters and their authorized representatives;
and) registers authorized representatives on finance candidates registered candidates, proxies of candidates;
to register candidates);
l) gives registered candidates, their election agents and authorized representatives in financial matters the candidates of the registered candidates of the established sample identity;
m) provides for all candidates, candidates registered compliance with this federal law, other federal laws conditions electoral activities;
n) hears reports from the representatives of the federal bodies of executive power, bodies of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government on matters related to preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
about) lays down the form, including the degree of security of ballots, voter list and other electoral documents, addresses issues associated with their manufacture;
p) establishes the form of absentee voting for elections of the President of the Russian Federation, provides manufacturing of absentee ballots and transferring them to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation;
r) approves the text of the ballot in the Russian language;
c) approves the samples seals of election commissions;
t) asserts, in agreement with the Federal archival service of Russia order, store and transfer to the archive of election documents;
u) distributes the funds allocated from the federal budget for the financial support of the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the activity of election commissions and the exercise of their authority, monitors the proper use of such funds, as well as compliance with the requirements of this federal law, other federal laws in the financing of election campaigns of candidates, registered candidates;
s) carries out measures on the Organization of a single allocation of broadcasting time among registered candidates to conduct a pre-election campaign;
x) develops and approves regulations of the process equipment required for the work of the territorial election commissions, monitors their observance;
TS) oversees the provision of election commissions premises, means of transport, means of communication and solves other questions the logistics of the election of the President of the Russian Federation;
h) designed to inform voters about the timing and modalities of the implementation of the electoral action, during the election campaign, candidates registered candidates;
sh) complaints (applications) on the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the subordinate electoral commissions and their officials, accepts complaints (statements) reasoned decisions;
щ) determines the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation and carries out their official publication, shall issue to the newly elected President of the Russian Federation certificate of election;
s) organizes a repeated voting on elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
e) organizes a repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation;
Yu) exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law and the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation ".
2. If the term of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation established by the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and right to participate in referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation will expire during the period of preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the authority of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation are saved until the presentation of the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the financial report on the expenditures of the federal budget allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections and information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds of candidates registered candidates, but for no longer than the period prescribed by this federal law for presentation of these financial statements and information.
Article 18. The powers of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation 1. The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation: a) coordinates the activities of election commissions on the territory of the Russian Federation;
b) provides interaction of Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with State authorities of the Russian Federation;
in) monitors the electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Russian Federation;
g) provides on the territory of the Russian Federation for all candidates, candidates registered compliance with this federal law, other federal laws conditions electoral activities;
d) ensures uniform use in the territory of the Russian Federation State automated information system;
e) provides, in accordance with the decisions of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the production of ballots in the territory of the Russian Federation and transfer them to the territorial election commissions;
f) delivers the subordinate electoral commissions absentee ballots to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation, other election documents;
w) distributes the federal budget allocated to it in the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including distributes a portion of these funds between the territorial election commissions, monitors the purposeful use of these funds, as well as the observance in the territory of the Russian Federation requirements of this federal law, other federal laws in the financing of election campaigns of candidates, registered candidates;
and) claims list of territorial election commissions, establishes a uniform numbering of polling stations in the territory of the Russian Federation;
to) ensures compliance with the approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation standards of technological equipment, storage and archive of election documents;

l) monitors compliance with the Russian Federation on the territory of a single order of counting, establishment of the results of the vote and determine the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
m) hears a message to the executive authorities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government on matters related to preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
h) 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;
about) investigates complaints (applications) on the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the subordinate electoral commissions in this subject of the Russian Federation and their officials, accepts complaints (statements) reasoned decisions;
p) provides voter education on the timing and modalities of the implementation of the electoral action, during the election campaign;
r) exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law.
2. If the term of Office of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation, constituent entities of the Russian Federation established by law expires during the campaign for the election of the President of the Russian Federation, the powers of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation are saved until the submission of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the financial report on the expenditures of the federal budget funds allocated for the preparation and conduct of elections and information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds of candidates registered candidates, but no more than the period prescribed by this federal law for presentation of these financial statements and information.
Article 19. The powers of the territorial (regional, city and other) Electoral Commission 1. Territorial Election Commission: a) oversees the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the territory concerned;
b) coordinates the work of the 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;
the message hear local) self-government on the issues related to preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
g) makes lists of voters in the territory concerned for each polling station, except as provided in paragraphs 3-7 of article 25 hereof;
d) distributes the federal budget allocated to it for the preparation and conduct of elections, including distributes a portion of these funds between the precinct election commissions and monitors their proper use;
e) provides, together with the Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the territory concerned for all candidates, candidates registered compliance with this federal law, other federal laws conditions electoral activities;
f) organizing the delivery of ballots and other documents in precinct election commissions;
w) gives the voters identity otkrepitel′nye for voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
and) provides logistical assistance to district election commissions in the voting at polling stations;
k) supervises observance in the territory of a single order of counting, establishment of the results of the vote and determine the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
l) sets out the results of the voting on the relevant territory, reports them to the media and passes on the results of voting in the Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
m) provides the storage and transfer of documents related to the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the procedure approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
n) ensures compliance with the approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation standards of technological equipment;
about) educates voters on the timing and modalities of the implementation of the electoral action, during the election campaign of a candidate, a registered candidate;
p) exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law.
2. the term of Office of the territorial election commissions on elections of the President of the Russian Federation is terminated through 15 days from the day of official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, if the address of the higher Election Commission had not received complaints (applications) and protests on decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Electoral Commission, which had violated the order of voting and counting of votes, and if you are not on these facts the trial. In the case of an appeal against or challenge the outcome of a vote in the territory concerned, or the results of the elections, the powers of the territorial Election Commission shall be terminated after the issuance of a higher Commission or a court's final decision on the merits of the complaint (application), a protest.
Article 20. Powers of the local election Commission 1. The local election Commission: a) informs the public address and phone number of the local election Commission, since its work, as well as the date and place of voting;
b) refines, and in cases stipulated in points 3-7 of article 25 hereof, constitutes and clarifies poll, holds a familiarization of voters with voter list, considers applications about errors and inaccuracies in the voter list and decide issues of making appropriate changes;
in) provides training premises for voting, ballot boxes and other equipment;
g) ensures that registered voters about the candidates on the basis of information received from the higher Election Commission;
d) supervises observance in the territory of the constituency of arrangements for electioneering;
e) throws otkrepitel′nye voters identity to vote at the elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
f) organizes the voting at the polling station on election day, as well as early voting;
w) conducts the counting of votes, the voting results sets at the polling station and transmits the voting results Protocol to the territorial Election Commission;
and) deal with complaints within its competence (Declaration) on violation of this federal law and adopt reasoned decisions on them;
k) provides storage and transfer of documents related to the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the procedure approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
l) exercise other powers in accordance with this federal law.
2. the term of Office of the local election Commission expires in ten days from the day of official publication of outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, if not a higher Election Commission received complaints (applications) and protests on decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Electoral Commission, which had violated the order of voting and counting of votes, and if you are not on these facts the trial. In the case of an appeal against or challenge the outcome of the vote in the appropriate section, or the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation the powers of the local election Commission shall be terminated after the imposition of the higher Election Commission or the Court's final decision on the merits of the complaint (application) or the protest.
Article 21. Transparency in activities of election commissions

1. at all meetings of any of the Electoral Commission, as well as when counting votes and implementing appropriate divisional, territorial Election Commission works with the voter lists, ballots, absentee balloters have arrived for identity voting in elections of the President of the Russian Federation, protocols on the outcome of the vote, the results of the election are entitled to attend the members and representatives of the superior election commissions, a registered candidate, his confidant, the authorized representative of a candidate, a registered candidate, on financial matters. For attendance at meetings of the corresponding Election Commission and its work with the specified electoral documents listed persons does not require additional permission from the Electoral Commission. The corresponding Election Commission provides free access to the listed individuals to meetings and to the premises in which the counting of votes and are working with the specified electoral documents. At the meetings of the corresponding Election Commission, when carrying out its work with the specified electoral documents, as well as in the calculation of the votes entitled to be representatives of the media.
2. The corresponding Election Commission designed to inform directly the higher Election Commission, each candidate, registered candidate, or his trustee, or his authorized representative on the financial issues of the timing of meetings of the Electoral Commission and work with these election documents.
3. meetings of election commissions in considering complaints (applications) may attend the claimants, representatives of interested parties.
4. the election of the Commission brought to the attention of the citizens informed about the results of registration of candidates, biographical information about the registered candidates and other information about them coming to the Electoral Commission in accordance with this federal law, as well as the outcome of the vote on each registered candidate and the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
5. Since the beginning of the work of the local election Commission on voting day, including the day of early voting, and to the communication of the adoption by the higher Election Commission Protocol on the outcome of the vote, as well as during the repeated counting of votes at the polling station may attend the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, as well as observers, foreign (International) observers.
6. observers, media representatives, foreign (International) observers shall be entitled to be present in other electoral commissions when establishing their outcome, determining the outcome of elections, drafting of protocols on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections, as well as with repeated counting of votes.
7. All the members of the Electoral Commission, the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, and observers should be given access to the premises of the polling station Election Commission formed at a polling station, formed in the military, closed administrative-territorial entity, hospital, sanitarium, rest home, remand prison and remand prison, as well as the premises for voting at the polling station.
8. each registered candidate, each electoral Association, each electoral bloc, each a public association has the right to appoint the appropriate precinct election commissions a few observers who on polling day, including the day of early voting, have the right to monitor alternately in the premises for voting within the period specified in paragraph 5 of this article.
9. Powers of the observer must be certified in writing by a registered candidate or his election agent, election, electoral bloc, a public association whose interests is this observer, with indication of the surname, name and patronymic of the observer, the address of his place of residence, telephone number (if available), as well as polling numbers, names of Electoral Commission (territorial, divisional), where it is sent. This document is valid upon presentation of a passport or a document replacing it. Advance notice of the direction the observer is not required.
10. As indicated in paragraph 9 of this article documents may be presented to the Electoral Commission at any time from the date of the first meeting of the corresponding Election Commission until the end of the work on the drafting of a Protocol on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections, including the results of the recount of the votes.
11. the observer shall have the right to: (a) familiarize themselves with the voter lists);
b) reside in the premises for voting the corresponding polling station at any time during the period specified in paragraph 5 of this article;
in) to observe the issuance of ballots to voters;
g) be present at the voting of voters outside the premises for voting;
d) to observe the counting of the number of voters included in voter lists, ballots issued to voters, cancelled ballots; observe the counting of votes at polling stations at a distance and in conditions ensuring the visibility of the content of the ballot; visually familiarize with any filled or blank ballot when counting of votes; monitor the drafting of Electoral Commission Protocol on the outcome of the vote and other documents within the period specified in paragraph 5 of this article;
(e)) to submit proposals and observations concerning the organisation of the vote to the Chairman of the corresponding Election Commission, and in case of his absence to face his replacement;
f) acquainted with the Protocol of the local election Commission on the results of voting, the voting results protocol other Electoral Commission (including the Protocol drawn up again), to which it is directed, as well as with the Protocol of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the elections, make or receive from the corresponding Election Commission copies of the protocols and documents annexed, as well as other documents received in the corresponding election commissions or drawn up by these commissions in the period specified in paragraph 5 of this article, including a copy of the list of persons who were present during the vote. Observer on demand the Electoral Commission is obliged to assure these copies either extradite him certified copies of these documents;
w) to appeal the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Electoral Commission, in which he is directly higher Election Commission, Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or in court;
and when again) to attend the counting of the votes in the respective electoral commissions.
12. the observer shall not have the right to: (a) to issue ballots to voters);
b) have to sign for a voter at his request in receiving ballot papers;
in) to fill in for a voter at his request the ballots;
g) undertake actions that violate the secrecy of the ballot;
d) to participate directly in the members of the Election Commission with the power to vote counting ballots;
(e)) take action to prevent the work of the Electoral Commission;
f) to conduct a pre-election campaign among voters;
w) participate in decision-making by the corresponding Election Commission.
13. Media representatives may familiarize themselves with the decisions and protocols of all electoral commissions on the results of the vote and the results of the elections (including the protocols issued by re) produce or receive from the corresponding Election Commission copies of these decisions and protocols and documents annexed. At the request of the representative of the media, the Electoral Commission is obliged to certify the copy of the decision, the voting results Protocol, Protocol of election results.
14. Copies of the protocols and other documents shall be certified by the Election Commission Chairman or Secretary of the Election Commission. While in zaverâemom document these individuals write: "true copy", signature, stamp the Election Commission and the date of certification.
15. the members of the electoral commissions with the right of deliberative vote and observers present during voting and counting of votes in precinct election commissions, may not contain signs of pre-election campaign badges or strips, which is designated, by whom and in what status they delegated.
Article 22. Foreign (International) observers

1. foreign (International) observers are permitted to enter the Russian Federation, in the manner prescribed by federal law and are accredited by the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation if the invitations.
2. Invitations can be sent to the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council and State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, the human rights Ombudsman in the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation after the official publication of the decision on the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Suggestions for invitations can be served international and national governmental and non-governmental organizations and private individuals with a recognized authority in the field of protection of human and civil rights and freedoms. The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation shall invite, in accordance with the proposals made by each electoral Association, electoral bloc with the faction in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
3. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation foreign (International) observer certificate of established sample in accordance with the evidence submitted to them an invitation to any body or person referred to in paragraph 2 of this article. This certificate entitles the foreign (International) observer to carry out its activities during the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
4. foreign (International) observers shall be governed by this federal law, other federal laws.
5. the term of Office of foreign (International) observer begins from the date of accreditation in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and ends on the day of official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
6. Foreign (International) observers shall carry out its activities independently and independently. Logistical and financial support to the activity of foreign (International) observer at the expense of the requesting party, or at the expense of its own funds.
7. Foreign (International) observers during their stay on the territory of the Russian Federation is under the patronage of the Russian Federation. The Electoral Commission, federal authorities and the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation must provide it with the necessary assistance.
8. foreign (International) observers shall have the right, after polling day, express their views on the electoral legislation of the Russian Federation and on preparing and conducting elections of the President of the Russian Federation, to hold press conferences and the media.
9. foreign (International) observers shall have the right to meet with candidates, registered candidates and their proxies, by the authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs.
10. foreign (International) observers shall not have the right to use their status for activities not related to the monitoring of the electoral campaign, the preparation and conduct of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
11. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to deny accreditation of foreign (International) observer in the case of a violation of federal laws, generally recognized principles and norms of international law.
Article 23. Organization of the activity of election commissions 1. The activities of election commissions is carried out collectively.
2. the Electoral Commission, acting on a permanent basis, going to the first meeting not later than on the fifteenth day after the issuance of the decision on the appointment of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote, but not before the expiration of the term of Office of the Election Commission then. While the Electoral Commission must be assigned at least two thirds of the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
3. the Election Commission, operating on a part-time basis, going to the first meeting not later than three days after its formation. The Election Commission is competent to commence work if its composition is formed by not less than two thirds of the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
4. the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Election Commission shall be elected by secret ballot at the first meeting from among the members of the Electoral Commission with the right to vote. Date, time and place of the first meeting of the territorial, local election Commission shall be appointed by the body (bodies), exercising (EU) its formation. Until the election of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission meeting leads the oldest age member of the Election Commission. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation will supersede their positions on a full-time (regular) basis.
5. meetings of the Electoral Commission shall be convened by the Chairman or Deputy Chairman on behalf of the Electoral Commission, as well as at the request of not less than one third of the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
6. the Member of the Election Commission with the right to vote must be present at all meetings of the Electoral Commission.
7. a meeting of the Election Commission is qualified if attended by a majority of the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote. Meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is qualified if attended by at least two thirds of the membership of the corresponding Election Commission with the power to vote.
8. the decisions of the Electoral Commission to elect a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General of the Election Commission and the release of these persons to the position of financial support of preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation, on the registration of candidates, on the cancellation of registration of the registered candidates, the voting results or on the results of the election, to declare the election invalid or null and void, the conducting of a repeated voting or elections, to reverse the decision of inferior Election Commission accepted at a meeting of the Election Commission by a majority of votes of the established number of members of the Election Commission with the right of a casting voices.
9. decisions of election commissions on other issues shall be taken by a majority of votes from the number of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote.
10. When deciding the Election Commission member of the Election Commission with the power to vote may only vote "for" or "against".
11. In case when deciding the Election Commission number of votes "for" and "against" will prove to be equal, the Chairman's vote is decisive to the Election Commission.
12. the Election Commission at the request of any member of the Election Commission, as well as any Member present at a meeting of the higher Election Commission is required to vote on any matter within its competence and the Electoral Commission at a meeting in accordance with the approved agenda.
13. at all meetings of the Electoral Commission conducted Protocol. All documents received by the Election Commission.
14. decisions and minutes of meetings of the Electoral Commission are signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Election Commission.
15. the members of the Electoral Commission, disagreed with the decision taken by the Commission, may, in writing, to express a dissenting opinion, which should be considered by the Electoral Commission, reflected in the protocol attached to its meetings, and brought to the attention of the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the higher Election Commission not later than within three days and on polling day and the day following the day of the vote, immediately.
16. the Electoral Commission within the limits of funds allocated from the federal budget, may engage to perform work related to preparation and holding elections of the President of the Russian Federation citizens under civil law contracts.

17. During the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation broadcast organization specified in sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 1 of article 47 of this federal law, have donated the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation not less than 15 minutes of airtime, and the broadcasting organization referred to in subparagraph b of paragraph 1 of article 47 of this federal law, the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation not less than 10 minutes of airtime downloads on their channels to explain the electoral legislation of the Russian Federation , informing voters about the timing and modalities of the implementation of the necessary electoral action, during the election campaign, as well as to answer questions the voters.
18. Specified in subparagraph of item 1 of article 47 of the present Federal law Edition printed periodicals, go at least once a week, during the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation donated the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall not be less than one hundredth of the weekly amount of printed area. Referred to in sub-paragraph d of paragraph 1 of article 47 of the present Federal law Edition printed periodicals, go at least once a week, during the preparations for and conduct of the elections, have donated to the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation shall not be less than one hundredth of the weekly amount of printed area. Electoral commissions use the specified print area to explain the electoral legislation of the Russian Federation, informing voters about the timing and modalities of the implementation of the necessary electoral action, candidates registered candidates during the election campaign, as well as to answer questions the voters.
CHAPTER III. POLLING STATIONS. Article 24 POLLS. Formation of polling stations 1. To conduct the voting and counting of votes at elections of the President of the Russian Federation formed the polls based on data on the number of voters registered in the territories of the municipalities in accordance with the requirements of article 17 of the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and the right to vote of citizens of the Russian Federation ".
2. The polling stations formed the head of the municipality (if the Charter of municipal formation(education) such capacity is not available, by a person duly empowered representative body of local self-government) in agreement with the corresponding territorial Election Commission not later than 30 days before the day of the vote, taking into account local and other conditions and proceeding from the necessity to create maximum comfort for voters.
3. In the territory of each polling station should be no more than 3000 registered voters.
4. In places of temporary residence of the electors (hospitals, sanatoria, rest homes, detention of suspects and accused persons and other places), in difficult and remote areas, on polar stations on vessels sailing on polling day, polling stations might formed within the period stipulated in paragraph 2 of this article and in exceptional cases-not later than five days before polling day.
5. members shall vote on the general polling stations. Exceptionally, permitted the formation of polling stations in the territories military units located in isolated, far from human settlements areas. In these cases, the polling stations formed by decision of the commanders of the military units of the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation within the period stipulated in paragraph 2 of this article and in exceptional cases-not later than five days before polling day. Access to the facility, which operates the local election Commission, and to the vote should be provided to all members of the polling station and superior election commissions, the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 of this federal law, as well as observers.
6. Polling stations for voting and counting of votes of the electors residing in the polling day in the territories of foreign States, heads of diplomatic missions or consular posts of the Russian Federation on the territory of the country of their stay not later than 30 days before the vote. When this requirement on the number of registered voters, referred to in paragraph 3 of this article may not apply. Heads of diplomatic missions or consular posts of the Russian Federation reported to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on formation of polling stations not later than 20 days before polling day.
7. the list of polling stations, together with an indication of their numbers and boundaries (if a polling station established in the territory part of the settlement) or list of settlements (if a polling station established in the territories of several settlements), the locations of the electoral commissions, premises for voting and numbers of precinct election commissions are published by the head of the municipality (if the Charter of municipal formation(education) such capacity is not available, by a person duly empowered representative body of local self-government) not later than 25 days before polling day, and in exceptional cases stipulated by paragraphs 5 and 6 of this article, not later than three days after their education.
8. issues of the publication referred to in paragraph 7 of this article, information about polling stations established outside the territory of the Russian Federation shall be settled by the heads of the respective diplomatic missions or consular posts of the Russian Federation, taking into account local conditions.
Article 25. Preparing voters ' lists 1. The electoral roll is prepared by the corresponding election commissions separately for each polling station in the form established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
2. The voter lists are compiled by the territorial Election Commission not later than 26 days before the vote on the basis of the information about voters, to be submitted to the head of the municipality (if the Charter of municipal formation(education) such capacity is not available, by a person duly empowered representative body of local self-government), Commander of the military unit, as well as the head of the institution where the voters are visiting.
3. the list of voters in the precinct, educated in difficult or remote areas, a local election Commission not later than 25 days before the voting, and, in exceptional cases, no later than two days after the formation of the local election Commission on the basis of the information about voters, to be submitted to the head of the municipality (if the Charter of municipal formation(education) such capacity is not available, by a person duly empowered representative body of local self-government).
4. In the precinct, formed on the territory of a military unit, poll-troops stationed in the military, their families and other voters, if they live within the location of military units, a local election Commission not later than 25 days before the voting on the basis of the information about voters submitted to the Commander of the military unit.
5. Students and post-graduate students studying in full-time education and registered domiciliary hostels are included in the lists of voters, according to the location of the hostels.
6. the list of voters in the precinct, formed in places of temporary residence of the electors (hospitals, sanatoria, rest homes, detention of suspects and accused persons and other places), located on polling day at sea or at the polar station, shall be prepared by the appropriate local election Commission not later than the day preceding the day of the vote, based on the information about voters, to be submitted to the head of the institution where the voter is temporarily dwells , the master of the vessel or the head of the specified station.
7. the list of voters in the precinct, formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation shall be the appropriate precinct Election Commission not later than 25 days before the voting on the basis of the information about voters, to be submitted to 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.

8. Information about voters formed and clarifies the officials referred to in paragraphs 2-6 of this article, in accordance with the regulation on the State system of registration of voters, and shall be submitted to the territorial Election Commission not later than 60 days before polling day or, if a poll is compiled by the local election Commission, in the corresponding election commissions immediately after their formation.
9. Electoral Roll is drawn up in two copies. Information about voters included in voters ' list are listed in alphabetical or other order (on human settlements, streets, houses, apartments). Are listed by surname, name, patronymic, year of birth of the elector (at the age of 18 years, an additional day and month of birth) and the address of the place of his permanent or preferential accommodation.
10. In drawing up the list of voters can be used State automated information system. Voter lists are produced in typed form in exceptional cases allowed preparing voters ' lists in handwritten form.
11. The first copy of the voters list, drawn up in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article shall, at the Act to the corresponding District Election Commission for 25 days before polling day, and the second instance is stored in the territorial Election Commission and used (including voting) in the order established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The poll is signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the territorial Electoral Commission and certified by the stamp of the territorial Election Commission.
12. A list of voters in the precinct, formed in accordance with paragraphs 4-6 of article 24 of this federal law, shall be signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the local election Commission and certified by the stamp of the local election Commission.
13. the local election Commission after receiving the poll verifies it, given the changes that have taken place on the basis of the personal addresses of citizens in accordance with article 26 of this federal law, the relevant documents of the local self-government bodies, officials of the civil register, registration bodies of citizens of the Russian Federation at the place of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation. Accurate and up-to-date voters list no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the local election Commission and certified by the stamp of the local election Commission.
14. Persons representing the information about voters, are responsible for the accuracy, the full amount of relevant information and the timeliness of their transfer.
Article 26. The procedure for inclusion of citizens in the electoral roll and graduation 1. In the lists of voters are all citizens of the Russian Federation, possessing an active electoral right under article 3 of this federal law.
2. The basis for inclusion in the list of voters citizen at a particular polling station is the fact that his permanent or preferential accommodation on the territory of this electoral district established by the authorities of the registration of citizens of the Russian Federation at the place of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation in accordance with the Federal law governing the realization of the right of citizens of the Russian Federation to freedom of movement, choice of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation.
3. military personnel living outside the location of military units included in the voters ' lists in their place of residence. Reason for inclusion in the list of voters for troops stationed in the military, their families and other voters, if they live within the location of the military unit is their permanent or preferential residence within the location of the military unit that installs the appropriate service or military bodies of registration of citizens of the Russian Federation at the place of residence and domicile within the Russian Federation or the order of the Commander of the military unit on enrolling in State military citizens performing military service conscripts.
4. the grounds for inclusion in the voters list of citizens of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation or on extended overseas business trips, is the fact of their permanent or preferential residence outside the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as the fact that their stay in long overseas missions, which is diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Russian Federation.
5. Voters are voting in hospitals, sanatoriums, rest homes, detention of suspects and accused persons and in other places of temporary stay, shall be included in the list of voters on the basis of the passport or document replacing it and absentee voting for elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
6. Citizens of the Russian Federation recognized the displaced either in Russia's federal migration service, or its territorial bodies for recognition of their internally displaced persons are included in the list of voters in their place of temporary residence based on a passport or a document replacing it, as well as the relevant documents issued by the Russian Federal Migration Service, or its territorial bodies.
7. Possess an active electoral right, citizens of the Russian Federation in foreign States by private invitations, Office, business and tourist trips are included in the list of voters with a turnout of the premises of the polling station Election Commission on the basis of the passport or document replacing it and absentee voting for elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
8. voters who settled in the territory of the constituency since the submission of the list of voters to familiarize voters 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 the passport or document replacing it and, if necessary, documents certifying the fact of permanent or preferential accommodation voters within the polling station.
9. A voter may be included in a list of voters at one polling station only.
10. exclusion from the list of voters citizen after its signature by the President and the Secretary of the territorial Election Commission shall be carried out only on the basis of official documents, as well as in the case of the issuance of the voter register for elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the manner prescribed by this federal law. The list of voters shall indicate the date and reason for deletion of a citizen from the electoral roll. This record shall be certified by the signature of the Chairman of the local election Commission and when issuing identity cards for voting absentee voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation, signed by the Member of the Election Commission that issued this certificate.
11. Any change in the polls after the end of voting and start counting the votes is prohibited.
Article 27. To familiarize voters with voter lists 1. The list of electors of the polling station Election Commission seemed to familiarize voters and additional clarifications not later than 20 days before polling day.
2. a citizen of the Russian Federation, which has active suffrage has the right to declare in a precinct Electoral Commission not to include it in the list of voters of any error or inaccuracies in the voter list. During the day, and on election day within two hours after treatment, but not later than the date of the end of voting precinct Electoral Commission is obliged to verify the statement and the documents submitted and either fix the error or inaccuracy, or give to the applicant in writing together with the reasons for rejection.
3. the local election Commission Decision on inclusion or non-inclusion of citizens in the electoral register may be appealed to a higher Election Commission or in court (at the location of the polling station Election Commission), 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.
CHAPTER IV. ELECTORAL associations, ELECTORAL BLOCS Article 28. The notion of electoral associations

1. Selective Association is an all-political association (political party, a political organization, political movement), which was established in the manner prescribed by federal laws, and registered in Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Russian political association or changes and additions to the Charter of the public association Russian in order to give him the political status of a public association must be registered no later than a year before polling day. The specified period does not apply to other changes and additions to the Charter of the Russian political public association.
2. A list of nationwide political public associations that meet the requirements of paragraph 1 of this article shall be drawn up by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Upon enquiry, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the list as of the day of receipt of the request is sent to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within ten days from the date of receipt of the request.
3. political association, is the founder, a member of another political party or public association that acts on the election of the President of the Russian Federation as an electoral Association or taking part in the creation of the bloc, could not speak on these elections as an electoral Association, both independently nominating candidates and participating in the creation of an electoral bloc.
4. election Rights associations also have electoral blocs created during the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 29. Election blocks 1. Electoral blocs were created for joint participation in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation of voluntary associations of two or more electoral associations which meet the requirements of paragraph 1 of article 28 of this federal law.
2. the decision on joining the bloc, was adopted at the Congress (Conference) each of the electoral groups (indicating the names of those electoral associations with which you want to create the electoral bloc), after which the voter associations signed a joint action on the establishment of an electoral bloc.
3. For the purposes of the registration of the electoral bloc of his authorised representative represents the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the following documents: a copy of the notarized statutes) political public associations entered in the electoral bloc;
b) notarized copies of documents on State registration of political parties included in the electoral bloc; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) in) protocols of congresses (conferences) of electoral alliances with the decisions of electoral associations in electoral unit;
g) joint action on the establishment of an electoral bloc, signed by the representatives of electoral associations and certified seals these electoral associations.
4. Electoral bloc shall be registered in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than five days after the submission of the relevant documents. These documents may be submitted with the submission of documents on the nomination of the candidate, but no later than the specified view.
5. Grounds for refusal to register the bloc may be the lack of or improper registration of the documents referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, the lack of one or more included in the electoral bloc of public associations of the requirements of article 28 of this federal law, other violation of this federal law. May not be invoked as a ground for refusing to register the bloc to create an electoral bloc with the smaller composition of its members, than this has been fixed in the decision of the Congress (Conference) of one or more electoral associations, have established the electoral bloc.
6. Included in the electoral bloc of electoral associations may not during the same election campaign or participate in other electoral blocs or to act as independent electoral associations.
7. After the registration of the electoral bloc in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its composition cannot be included any other electoral associations.
Article 30. Name of electoral associations, electoral bloc 1. Selective merge, electoral bloc, which have nominated their candidate, are in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation for information on full and brief, consisting of not more than seven words, name of electoral associations, electoral bloc.
2. The designation of the electoral Union is the name specified in the registered a political Charter of the public association.
3. the name of an electoral bloc shall be determined at the Congress (Conference) representatives of electoral associations included in the electoral bloc. In naming the bloc cannot be used the name of the registered Russian public association, not logged-in this electoral bloc, regardless of participation or non-participation of specified public association in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as the name of a previously registered at the election bloc. It is not allowed to use as the name of the electoral bloc of names used by the electoral bloc in the previous election of the President of the Russian Federation, the previous elections of the deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, if not included in the electoral bloc, more than half of the electoral coalitions, assert corresponding electoral block in the previous election. The use of the name and surname of the natural person in the name of an electoral bloc is possible only with the written consent of that individual.
4. Change the names of electoral associations and blocs during the election campaign, is not allowed.
Article 31. Authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc 1. Selective merge, electoral bloc, which have nominated their candidate, appointed representatives authorized in accordance with this federal law to provide selective merge, electoral block on all issues related to the participation of electoral associations, electoral bloc in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
2. authorized representatives are appointed by the Congress (Conference) electoral associations or representatives of electoral associations included in the electoral bloc, a decision of the authority authorized by the Congress (Conference) electoral associations or representatives of electoral associations included in the electoral bloc.
3. Authorized Representative electoral associations, electoral bloc shall function on the basis of a decision provided for in paragraph 2 of this article and stating his credentials, name, surname, date of birth, series, number and date of issue of the passport or a document replacing it, the address of the principal place of residence, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation).
4. the list of authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc is submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, in print and electronic form in the form established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Are listed by surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, series, number and date of issue of the passport or a document replacing it, the address of the principal place of residence, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or employment service), each phone number of the authorized representative. Also attached to the specified list of written consent of each of the persons listed therein to carry out specified activities.
5. Authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc shall be registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
6. Authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, replacement, State or municipal posts is not entitled to take advantage of his official or service position.
7. the term of Office of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc begins from the day of their appointment, and shall expire at the moment of loss of candidate status, registered candidate a person proposed as a candidate by the electoral data, electoral bloc, but no later than the day of official publication of the outcomes of elections.

8. selective merge, electoral bloc by a decision of the authorized body of the respective electoral associations, electoral bloc may at any time terminate the powers of an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, notifying him about this and sending a copy of the relevant decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Article 32. Part of electoral associations and blocs in elections of the President of the Russian Federation Electoral associations, electoral blocks participate in elections of the President of the Russian Federation on an equal footing in the manner prescribed by this federal law.
Chapter v. nomination and registration of candidates Article 33. The nomination directly to the voters 1. Every citizen of the Russian Federation or group of citizens of the Russian Federation, possessing an active electoral right, after official promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation may establish an initiative group of voters of not less than 100 persons to nominate a candidate.
2. the voter initiative group not later than 30 days from the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation appealed to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the request in writing of the registration of the initiative group of voters. When holding early elections of the President of the Russian Federation specified in this paragraph the term does not apply.
3. The application of the initiative groups of voters: a) the full name, date and place of birth, principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), residential address (name of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, district, city, town, street, house number and apartments), citizenship, length of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation of the candidate;
b) surname, first name, middle name, date of birth, principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), nationality, residential address, series, number and date of issue of the passport or document replacing it every Member of initiative group of voters.
4. The request for registration of an initiative group of voters registration Protocol should be made members of the initiative groups of voters when holding a meeting for nomination of candidates and the minutes of the meeting of the initiative group of voters. Minutes of the meeting of the initiative group of voters must contain the decision: a) on the formation of the initiative group of voters;
b) on nomination of the candidate, together with an indication of the information referred to in paragraph 3 of this article;
in the Commissioners ') concerning the appointment of representatives of the initiative group of voters with an indication of the information referred to in paragraph 4 of article 31 of the present Federal law.
5. The request for registration of an initiative group of voters shall be accompanied by: a) the notarially certified power of Attorney authorized representatives of the initiative groups of voters;
b) statement of the candidate of his consent to stand, indicating name, surname, date of birth, place of residence, education, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the name of the contest of elective office in public authority or local self-government body elected directly by the citizens of the Russian Federation (if any), the duration of residence in the territory of the Russian Federation nationality of the candidate (if there are in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign state citizenship of a foreign State with the name of the State, date and reason for the acquisition of citizenship). In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in the statement must also indicate the number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the relevant law.
6. The request for registration of an initiative group of voters must also be accompanied by information about the amount and sources of income of the candidate, his wife and children, candidate information about the property owned by the applicant, his spouse and children of a candidate for the title, as well as of the obligations of property nature of the candidate, his wife and children. Information about the amount and sources of income are presented in the form of copies of declarations on income of the citizen, a candidate, his wife and children candidates for two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation (with a mark of tax authorities). If the Declaration does not specify sources of income, this information shall be submitted on a form prescribed by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. If, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on taxes and fees, the applicant citizen and (or) his spouse, and (or) a candidate shall not be obliged to children (not obligation) to submit income declaration, it seems help (help) of Organization (s) in place (places) income on total income for the two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Information about the property owned by the ownership of the candidate, his wife and children to the candidate and the obligations of property nature of the candidate, his wife and children were submitted to candidate the form prescribed in Annex N 3 to the present Federal law. List information about income and property, to be published in the case of registration of a candidate, shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. In case if the candidate and (or) his spouse and/or children of the candidate during the two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, have not received income and (or) do not have property belonging to them on the property right, and (or) the proprietary nature of obligations, details of which should be submitted under the item, this information shall be indicated in the statement of the candidate's consent to run for.
7. the candidate put forward directly by the voters, have the right to specify in the declaration provided for in paragraph 5 of this article, being no more than one public association, registered no later than a year before polling day in accordance with the law, and their status in this public association subject to the submission of the document confirming the information and officially certified the permanent management body of a public association. When the candidate agree with specified authority and with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation brief, consisting of not more than seven words, the name of the given public association.
8. The initiative group of voters may nominate only one candidate. Candidate may consent to run for only one voter initiative group. The candidate consented to run from electoral associations, electoral bloc, is not entitled to give consent to run voter initiative group.
9. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged to issue a voter initiative group written acknowledgement of receipt of documents submitted in accordance with this article, immediately after their submission.
10. 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 date of their arrival is obliged to decide on the registration of the initiative group of voters and its authorized representatives, authorized representatives of registration certificates.
11. The grounds for refusal of registration of initiative groups of voters and its authorized representatives may serve as the absence or inadequate execution of documents referred to in paragraphs 2, 4 and 5 of this article, the presence at the meeting of the initiative group for nomination of candidates voters less than 100 members of the initiative groups of voters, other violations of the procedure for the nomination of candidates, established by this federal law.

12. in case of refusal to register an initiative group of voters and its authorized representatives of authorized representatives issued a reasoned decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to deny registration. This decision may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to examine the complaint not later than within three days.
Article 34. Nomination to the electoral Union electoral bloc 1. Nomination to the electoral Union electoral bloc after official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
2. selective merge, electoral bloc has the right to nominate only one candidate.
3. electoral Association may nominate electoral bloc candidate a person who is not a member of this electoral associations, electoral associations included in the electoral bloc.
4. the decision on nomination of the candidate electoral Association was adopted by secret ballot by the Assembly (Conference) of the electoral Union.
5. in nominating a candidate electoral bloc person scheduled to nominate a candidate from the bloc, should be supported by secret ballot in the Assembly (Conference) of each voter associations included in the electoral bloc. On the specified session (Conference) are approved by representatives authorised to take the decision on nomination of the candidate from the bloc. The decision on nomination of the candidate is accepted on electoral bloc Congress (Conference) representatives of electoral associations included in the electoral bloc.
6. the decision of the Congress (Conference) electoral associations, electoral block on nomination of the candidate is issued a Protocol (a document) that specifies: (a)), the number of registered participants of the Congress (Conference);
b) number of participants necessary for decision in accordance with the Charter of electoral associations, agreement on the establishment of an electoral bloc;
in) decision on nomination of the candidate indicating his/her surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, education, principal place of business or services, post (in case of absence of the principal place of business or employment service), address of residence, nationality, length of residence in the territory of the Russian Federation;
g) decision to appoint authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc;
d) date of adoption of the decision.
7. the decision of the Congress (Conference) electoral Association on nomination of the candidate certified by the signature of the head of the electoral associations and seal the electoral Union. When nominating a candidate from the Bloc's decision to Congress (Conference) electoral associations, logged-in electoral bloc, to nominate a person to be held to nominate a candidate to be certified with a signature of the head of this electoral associations and printing electoral Association, the decision of the Congress (Conference) bloc on nomination of the candidate-the signatures of the authorized representatives of the electoral bloc and seals voter associations included in the electoral bloc.
8. Delegates of the electoral bloc of unification, not later than 30 days from the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation represent the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the decision Congress (Conference) electoral associations, electoral block on nomination of the candidate. When holding early elections of the President of the Russian Federation specified in this paragraph the term does not apply.
9. The authorized representative of the electoral Association simultaneously with the decision of the Congress (Conference) electoral Association on nomination of the candidate is to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the following documents: a notarized copy of the document) on the State registration of the political party; (As amended by the Federal law of March 21, N 31-FZ) b) notarized copy of current Russian political Charter of the public association;
in the list of authorised representatives) election merger with an indication referred to in paragraph 3 of article 31 of the present Federal law information about them.
10. The authorized representative of the bloc at the same time with the decision of the Congress (Conference) bloc on nomination of the candidate is to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the following documents: (a)) protocols of congresses (conferences) of electoral associations included in the electoral bloc, with decisions on the nomination of the person planned to nominate a candidate from the bloc;
b) list of authorized representatives of the electoral bloc with the indication referred to in paragraph 3 of article 31 of the present Federal law information about them.
11. The authorized representative of the electoral bloc of unification, concurrently with the documents specified in paragraphs 8-10 of this article shall submit to the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation's consent to run for the candidate's statement. This statement shall indicate the full name, date and place of birth, residence, education, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the name of the contest of elective office in public authority or local self-government body elected directly by the citizens of the Russian Federation (if any), the duration of residence in the territory of the Russian Federation nationality (if there are in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign state citizenship of a foreign State with the name of the State , the date of and grounds for the acquisition of nationality), as well as its candidate on request not more than one registered no later than one year before the day of voting to the public association and the status of this public association. In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in the statement must also indicate the number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the relevant law.
12. Authorized Representative electoral associations, electoral bloc also represents the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation for information on the amount and sources of income of the candidate, his wife and children, candidate information about the property owned by the applicant, his spouse and children of a candidate for the title, as well as of the obligations of property nature of the candidate, his wife and children. Information about the amount and sources of income are presented in the form of copies of declarations on income of the citizen, a candidate, his wife and children candidates for two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation (with a mark of tax authorities). If the Declaration does not specify sources of income, this information shall be submitted on a form prescribed by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. If, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on taxes and fees, the applicant citizen and (or) his spouse, and (or) a candidate shall not be obliged to children (not obligation) to submit income declaration, it seems help (help) of Organization (s) in place (places) income on total income for the two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Information about the property owned by the ownership of the candidate, his wife and children to the candidate and the obligations of property nature of the candidate, his wife and children were submitted to candidate the form prescribed in Annex N 3 to the present Federal law. List information about income and property, to be published in the case of registration of a candidate, shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. In case if the candidate and (or) his spouse and/or children of the candidate during the two years preceding the year of the appointment of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, have not received income and (or) do not have property belonging to them on the property right, and (or) the proprietary nature of obligations, details of which should be submitted under the item, this information shall be indicated in the statement of the candidate's consent to run for.

13. the candidate may consent to run for only one election, the electoral unit.
14. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged to issue authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc written acknowledgement of receipt of submitted in accordance with this article documents immediately after their submission.
15. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within five days shall consider presented documents and shall decide on the registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc or a reasoned decision to refuse registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc. If electoral bloc simultaneously submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation documents for registration of an electoral bloc in the manner provided for in article 29 of this federal law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation considers all submissions no later than within seven days.
16. The grounds for refusal of registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc could serve as the absence or inadequate execution of documents referred to in this article, other violation of this federal law established the procedure for the nomination of a candidate.
17. In case of refusal of registration of authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc issued a reasoned decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to deny registration. This decision may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to examine the complaint not later than within three days.
Article 35. To provide for equal treatment of candidates 1. All candidates have equal rights and bear equal responsibilities, except for the cases stipulated by this federal law.
2. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation provides rapid access to information that contains information about the candidates, as well as changes to this information (in read-only mode), to information and communication networks.
3. candidates, replacement, State and municipal offices, persons other than candidates and substitutes for State and municipal posts, during preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation may not take advantage of his official or service position.
4. Under the advantage of his official or service position in the present Federal law should be understood: a) the involvement of persons who are under subordination or other career dependence of State and municipal employees for service time activities contributing to the nomination and/or election of a candidate, a registered candidate;
b) use of the premises occupied by the State authorities or local government authorities, for the implementation of activities that promote and (or) the election of a candidate, a registered candidate in case other candidates registered candidates cannot use these same premises under the same conditions;
in) the use of telephone, facsimile and other means of communication, information services, Office equipment, to ensure the functioning of State agencies or local governments to collect signatures of voters or conduct of a pre-election campaign;
g) using free or concessionary vehicles in State or municipal ownership for activities conducive to the nomination and/or election of a candidate, a registered candidate. This provision does not apply to persons using the specified means of transport, in accordance with the Federal law on State protection;
d) collect signatures of voters, the conduct of a pre-election campaign by State or municipal employees during Office (financed by public or municipal funds) trips;
e) preferential access (compared to other candidates, registered candidates) or providing preferential access to media specified in subparagraphs "a"-"d" paragraph 1 of article 47 of the Federal law, to collect signatures of voters or the conduct of the pre-election campaign.
5. compliance with listed restrictions should not hamper deputies, elected officials of its powers and the performance of their duties before the voters.
6. do not have the right to engage in charitable activities during the election campaign, candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocks, submission, electoral associations included into these electoral blocs, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, the members and authorized representatives of initiative groups of voters nominated candidates, as well as the Organization, founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the management bodies or agencies which are monitoring these individuals and (or) Organization (organizations) as well as other physical and legal persons acting at the request of or on behalf of these persons and/or organizations. Designated individuals and entities are prohibited from access by other individuals and legal entities, with proposals on the provision of material and financial assistance or services to electors and organizations. Natural and legal persons are prohibited to carry out charitable activities on behalf of or in support of candidates and electoral associations and blocs contesting candidates, their authorized representatives, members and delegates of the initiative groups of voters nominated candidates.
Article 36. The collection of voters ' signatures in support of the candidate 1. Selective merge, electoral bloc, voters initiative group, submission, are obliged to gather in support of the candidate at least one million signatures of voters. At the same time on one subject of the Russian Federation shall consist of not more than 70 000 signatures of electors, either permanently or primarily residing in the territory of the Russian Federation. If the collection of voters ' signatures is carried out among the voters, either permanently or mainly outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the total number of these signatures may not be more than 70 thousand.
2. the collection of voters ' signatures in support of the candidate begins from the date of registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters nominated candidates. Before the registration of the authorized representatives of collecting voters ' signatures are not allowed.
3. Signature sheets are made in the form prescribed in annexes N 1 and N 2 to the present Federal law.
4. When collecting voters ' signatures in each subscription sheet shall indicate the full name, date of birth, principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the place of residence of the candidate (a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, district, city or other locality), as well as the initiator of the nomination. In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in subscription sheet must indicate the application number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the relevant law. In the case of the successful candidate, in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign State, this information is reflected in the subscription list by specifying the name of the corresponding foreign State. Each subscription sheet must also be indicated the name of the subject of the Russian Federation, which is collecting signatures, and if they collect signatures of citizens of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation,-the name of the corresponding foreign State.
5. subscription sheet shall also contain the candidate's affiliation to a public association, membership in which he pointed out in a statement of consent to run in accordance with paragraph 7 of article 33 or article 34, paragraph 11 hereof, and its status in this public association.

6. The participation of governance in organizations of all patterns of ownership, institutions in the collection of voters ' signatures are not allowed. It is prohibited to compel a voter to sign and reward them for it in any form, as well as to collect signatures of voters in places and during salary, obtain other cash payments, provision of charitable assistance. Flagrant or repeated violations of these prohibitions may be the basis for the recognition of the collected signatures invalid and (or) the refusal to register a candidate, cancellation of registration of a registered candidate.
7. The right to collect signatures of voters belong to adult capable citizen of the Russian Federation. The applicant may enter into a contract with the person conducting the collection of voters ' signatures, the signatures collection. Payment for this work is only possible through the election fund of the candidate.
8. the collection of voters ' signatures may be carried out at the place of work, services, education, residence and other locations where signatures collection, as well as canvassing is not prohibited by federal laws.
9. voters have the right to sign in support of the various candidates, but only once to support the same candidate. Voter puts his signature and the date it is absent in the worksheet, where it indicates information about yourself: your surname, name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18 years on the day of submission of signature-optional day and month of birth), residential address, series, number and date of issue of the passport or document replacing it. The information about a voter may be in the sign-up sheet face with collecting signatures in support of a candidate. Sign-up sheet is filled in as handwritten way.
10. When collecting signatures of voters permitted filling LISTSERV on the obverse and on the reverse side. While the downside is a continuation of the front side with a single numbering zaveritel′nye signatures and signatures to be put on the back side of the LISTSERV.
11. A sign-up sheet verifies signatures collection performed by the person who single-handedly indicates his/her full name, residential address, series, number and date of issue of the passport or a document replacing it, put your signature and the date of its entering into the subscription list, and by an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group, which had nominated candidates who on the contrary their surname, name, patronymic single-handedly puts his signature and the date of its entering into the subscription list.
12. After collecting signatures of voters, authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters nominated candidates, counts the number of collected signatures for each subject of the Russian Federation, where the collection was held, the number of collected signatures of voters residing outside the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as the total number of voters ' signatures. Based on the results of the counting shall be drawn up on the results of the collection of voters ' signatures, signed by authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, initiative groups of voters.
13. in the case of an early or repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation, the number of voters ' signatures, referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be reduced by half.
Article 37. Presentation of electoral documents for registration of the candidate 1. To register a candidate candidate or an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group not earlier than 90 days and no later than 55 days prior to polling day to 6:00 pm Moscow time is in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation the following election documents: a) sheets with signatures of voters in support of the nomination of the candidate;
b) Protocol on the results of the collection of voters ' signatures on paper in two copies and in electronic form in accordance with the form established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
in) information on changes in candidate information previously submitted in accordance with paragraphs 5 and 7 of article 33 and article 34, paragraph 11 hereof;
g) first financial report of the candidate.
2. Signature sheets submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation must be filed in the form of folders on the subjects of the Russian Federation, foreign States, where voters ' signatures were collected and numbered.
3. The number of voters ' signatures in support of candidates contained in signature sheets submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may exceed the necessary number of signatures established by this federal law, but not more than 15 per cent.
4. When receiving ballot papers, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation assured each folder with subscription sheets stamped Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, verifies that the number of sheets quantity, specified in the Protocol on the results of the collection of voters ' signatures, and then issues the candidate or authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group confirmation in writing of admission sheets indicating the number of sheets and the declared number of signatures reception date and time sheets. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may not restrict a candidate's authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group, which had nominated candidates in its occupied premises or refuse admission of electoral documents, necessary for registration, specified persons in case documents delivered before the time specified in paragraph 1 of this article.
Article 38. Validation of the information contained in the signature sheets, and information submitted by the candidates, voting blocs, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters 1. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation verifies that the order of nomination of the candidate to the requirements of this federal law, as well as the accuracy of the information contained in the signature sheets in support of the candidate for each electoral Association electoral bloc, voters initiative group, submitted the documents prescribed by this federal law. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to verify the accuracy of the biographical and other information submitted by the candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, voters initiative group, sponsoring candidates in accordance with this federal law.
2. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, other electoral commissions shall have the right to request submission of validation of information provided in accordance with this federal law, the relevant organs, which are obliged within the term set by the Election Commission, report of the Election Commission on the results of the validation. While for the period ending 10 days before polling day, the Electoral Commission installed period may not be less than 10 days.
3. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to undertake the validation of voters ' signatures and their corresponding information contained in the signature sheets, its decision may establish working groups from among the members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, its staff and employees working pluralistically. To such verification may be members of subordinate election commissions, experts from among the experts of the internal affairs agencies of the Russian Federation, bodies of Justice of the Russian Federation, military commissariats, as well as the specialized agencies and organizations engaged in accounting for the population of the Russian Federation. Their findings can serve as a basis for the recognition of unreliable information contained in signature sheets. To establish the reliability of the specified information, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to use the State system of registration of voters for the referendum.
4. Verification shall be not less than 20 per cent of requirements for the registration of the number of signatures in support of each candidate and corresponding information about voters, who in signing signature sheets.

5. For initial inspection, shown in the same number of signatures collected in support of each candidate. Signature sheets for the sampling are selected through random sampling (lots). Random sampling procedure is defined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. When the drawing of lots and when checking the sheets may be present candidate, authorized representative, financial officer candidate, an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, initiative groups of voters. The draw takes place immediately after the issuance of a written confirmation of admission sheets. About the time of the inspection sheets, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged to inform the persons in advance. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may not refuse in the presence of other persons when validating signatures aimed a candidate, electoral, electoral bloc, an initiative group of voters. Verification of all signatures and their corresponding information contained in the signature sheets, selected for verification.
6. Based on the results of the validation of signatures and information contained in the signature sheets, the signature of the voter can be recognized as reliable or unreliable or invalid.
7. The verification and accounting are not subject to the voters ' signatures and their corresponding particulars entered in the signature sheets, but excluded (remaining) initiated the nomination prior to the submission of signature sheets to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, if this exception they specifically stated.
8. In case when checking sheets detected multiple signatures of one and the same person in support of the nomination of the same candidate, trustworthy is considered only one signature, and the remaining signatures shall be deemed null and void.
9. Misleading captions are: a) signatures of persons who do not have an active electoral right in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and the signatures of voters who indicated in the subscription information on the worksheet that do not correspond to reality. In this case, the signature recognized unreliable if there is official reference of the Department of Interior of the Russian Federation or the conclusions of the expert involved in the work to validate signatures in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article;
b) signatures of voters without specifying any information required in accordance with this federal law or undated making himself signing a voter aiming signature;
in) signatures of voters, made on behalf of different individuals from one person or on behalf of one person by another person;
g) signatures of voters whose information entered into the subscription list nerukopisnym way or pencil;
d) signatures of voters with corrected date signature in voter sign-up sheet and persons certifying signature sheets, if these fixes not specifically specified respectively by the voter, certifying signature sheets, as well as voter signatures, the date which marked not single-handedly voters;
e) signatures of voters in their respective corrected information about voters, if these fixes are not specifically spelled out by the voter or individuals certifying signature sheets;
f) all signatures in subscription worksheet if the sign-up sheet is not assured a handwritten signature of the person who carried out the collection of signatures, and (or) authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters or if this signature lies, or if information about the person, which carried out collecting signatures, date signature of person collecting signatures, performed by an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group fixes not expressly stipulated, respectively the person picking signature, authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, initiative groups of voters.
10. signatures made on behalf of different individuals from one person or on behalf of one person by another person, are recognized as valid on the basis of a written opinion of an expert, engaged to work on checking their validity, in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article.
11. Invalid signatures are considered: a) signatures of voters made the sign-up sheet prior to the date of registration of the authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters nominated candidates, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;
b) voter signatures invalidated pursuant to paragraph 6 of article 36 of this federal law;
signatures of voters) if information about voters entered in the subscription list not by voters, have the appropriate signature and not by a person, out collecting signatures made during this sign-up sheet, on the basis of a written opinion of an expert, engaged to work on checking their validity, in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article;
g) all signatures in subscription worksheet, manufactured in compliance with the requirements laid down in annexes N 1 and N 2 to the present Federal law.
12. When absent sheet filled rows (rows populated) are not relevant (not relevant) the requirements of this federal law, not only the signature on this line (data rows). Except in cases referred to in paragraph 8, subparagraph d of paragraph 9 and subparagraph d of paragraph 11 of this article.
13. Earmarked when preparing LISTSERV fixes and blot cannot serve as the basis for the recognition of false voter signature validation of signatures or when counting the number of signatures, if its unreliability is not installed in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 9 of this article.
14. In case the number of detected during sampling and inaccurate voters ' signatures will exceed 15 per cent of the number of signatures selected for verification, additional checks are carried out in accordance with the procedure established by this article even 10 percent of the signatures of the required number of signatures for registration.
15. If the total quantity of unreliable and invalid signatures of voters identified in the sampling would be more than 15 per cent of the total number of signatures to be verified in accordance with paragraphs 5 and 14 of this article, further check sheets and candidate registration is not possible.
16. registration of the candidate is not produced if the number of voters ' signatures in his support, minus the number of signatures that are recognized as unreliable and invalid, insufficient for registration.
17. After the scan is finished, on the verification of signature sheets for each candidate shall be drawn up, which shall be signed by the head of the working group-a member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote and is submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation for appropriate action. The Protocol shall include the amount of the alleged voters ' signatures in support of a candidate, the number of voters ' signatures, the number of validated signatures, signatures, recognized unreliable and invalid, indicating the grounds for recognition of these unreliable and invalid signatures. A protocol is annexed to the decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Changes to the Protocol after the decision by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is not allowed. A copy is transmitted to the applicant or authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, initiative groups of voters at least 12:00 before the meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, which must be given on registration of the candidate. In case of detection of lack of reliable voters ' signatures in support of candidates or more than 15 per cent of the detection of inaccurate and invalid signatures among the signatures to be verified, the applicant or authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group shall be entitled to receive in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, concurrently with a copy of the certified statement of verification of the convenor of the Working Group, which shall include the grounds of recognition of signatures of voters to be unreliable and invalid with folders , LISTSERV and rows in the worksheet, the newspaper in which each of these signatures.
Article 39. Candidate registration

1. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 10 days after taking the sheets and other necessary documents to register a candidate shall take the decision on registration of the candidate or a reasoned decision to refuse in registration of the candidate. When you register the candidate nominated by the electoral Union electoral bloc, in the decision of Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on registration marks the fact that the nomination of the candidate relevant electoral Association, electoral bloc. The decision on registration of the candidate includes the date and time of registration.
2. In case if the candidate, registered candidate uses in his creative activity or alias if among the candidates of the registered candidates are namesakes of the candidate of the registered candidate referred to a candidate, a registered candidate may within five days from the date of expiry of the deadline for submission to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation documents for registration of candidates to register in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation its nickname, and if there are any odnofamil′ca alias He simultaneously with an indication of their surname, name, patronymic are entitled to use in conducting electioneering. The alias of the candidate, the candidate's registered simultaneously with the surname, name, patronymic must be included in all official (including information) documents and other materials produced by the election commissions. The alias cannot be used surname, previously registered alias that candidate, registered candidate.
3. in adopting the decision on refusal in registration of the candidate, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged within 24 hours from the moment of its acceptance to issue to the applicant or authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group a copy of the decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation setting out the grounds for refusal. Grounds for refusal might be: a) material breach of stipulated by this federal law, the collection of voters ' signatures in support of a candidate;
b) lack of or improper registration of the documents referred to in articles 33, 34 and 37 of this federal law;
the lack of reliable submitted) voters ' signatures in support of candidates or more than 15 per cent of the detection of inaccurate and invalid signatures among the signatures audited;
g) the inaccuracy of information provided by the candidate in accordance with this federal law, if the inaccuracy of this information is essential, including missing data on income in excess of the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 200 times, if such proceeds make up more than 10 per cent of the submitted in accordance with this federal law data on income; furnishing of apartments, houses, land, air, sea, river boat, the enterprise (part thereof); missing information about contributions (contributions, contribution) to bank accounts in excess of the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 200 times, if it's more than 10 percent higher than specified in accordance with this federal law contributions (contributions) on current accounts;
d) material breach of the order of creation of the election fund of the candidate and the expenditure of the Fund;
e) infringement by the candidate, the electoral Union, electoral bloc, voters initiative group, sponsoring candidates and their authorized representatives to paragraph 6 of article 35 of this federal law;
f) other grounds stipulated by this federal law.
4. In the case of detection of offences entailing criminal or administrative responsibility, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall send the relevant documents to the law enforcement bodies and other materials to address the question of bringing to justice those responsible for the violation of this federal law.
5. If the inaccuracy of information provided by the candidate in accordance with articles 33, 34 and 37 of this federal law, installed after the registration of the candidate and the inaccuracy of this information is significant, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 16 days before election day has the right to cancel the decision on registration of the candidate, but for 15-1 day before polling day-go to court with a view to abolish registration of the candidate.
6. The decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on registration of the candidate or refusal to register may be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. The complaint must be considered within five days.
7. Every registered candidate shall be issued a certificate of registration with indication of the date and time of registration. Information about registered candidates within 48 hours after registration by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation passes in the media. Territorial Election Commission not later than 15 days before polling day are placed on stands in the premises of the election commissions, information about registered candidates, together with an indication of the information referred to in paragraphs 5 and 7 of article 33 and article 34, paragraph 11 hereof. In the same way the information about the cancellation of the registration of the registered candidates, about changes in the electoral blocs contesting the registered candidates. Information about the registered candidates are placed in the same sequence as in the ballot paper.
8. If for 45 days before election day, less than two candidates will be registered, elections of the President of the Russian Federation by decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be postponed for up to 60 days for the supplementary nomination and subsequent election action.
CHAPTER VI. STATUS of REGISTERED candidates article 40. Ensuring the equal status of the registered candidates 1. All registered candidates enjoy equal rights and bear equal responsibilities, except for the cases stipulated by this federal law, the Federal law on basic guarantees of electoral rights and right to participate in referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation, other federal laws.
2. Registered candidates, replacement, according to the Federal law "on the State service of the Russian Federation" Government posts of category "a", as well as registered candidates, replacement of elected municipal offices, is not entitled to take advantage of his official position.
3. Registered candidates, public or community service or working in the media under an employment contract or civil, at the time of participation in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be exempt from duty, submit to the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, a certified copy of the relevant order (orders) not later than three days from the date of registration or a copy of documents certifying that the deadline was filed for relief from his duties , and may not take advantage of his official or service 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 who is a registered candidate, continues to carry out its powers, but may not take advantage of his official position.
4. the list of violations of the principle of equal suffrage, associated with the use of the advantage of an official position, article 35, paragraph 4 is installed this federal law.
5. Registered candidates, replacement Government posts of category "a" or elective municipal offices, has the right to conduct a pre-election campaign only in free from the performance of duties of the time. This rule does not apply if you are using the specified registered candidates free airtime on State television and radio broadcasting organizations and municipalities, in accordance with article 49 of this federal law.

6. Officials, journalists and artists organizations broadcasting and editorial media, if such persons are registered as candidates, or their agents, or authorized representatives on finance the registered candidates, or authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, members, authorized representatives of initiative groups of voters nominated registered candidates are prohibited from covering election campaigns through the mass media.
7. Compliance with the limits in this article shall not prevent the implementation of Deputies, elected officials of its powers and duties to the voters.
8. do not have the right to engage in charitable activities in the registered candidates during the electoral campaign, their delegates on financial matters and proxies, electoral associations, electoral blocs which nominated registered candidates, electoral associations included in the composition of the electoral bloc, authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs contesting the registered candidates, members and delegates of the initiative groups of voters nominated registered candidates, as well as the founders, owners owners and/or members of the management bodies or agencies which are monitoring these individuals and (or) Organization (representatives of these organizations), as well as other physical and legal persons acting at the request of or on behalf of these persons and/or organizations. Designated individuals and entities are prohibited from access by other individuals and legal entities, with proposals on the provision of material and financial assistance or services to electors and organizations. Natural and legal persons are prohibited to carry out charitable activities on behalf of or in support of registered candidates, their authorized representatives on financial matters and proxies, electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters nominated registered candidates, and their authorized representatives.
Article 41. Guarantees of the activity of the registered candidates 1. Administration of the Organization, the Commander of a military unit, the head of the Department of Interior of the Russian Federation, in which serves runs military training, learning to registered candidate, from the date of registration of the candidate by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation before the day of official publication of the results of the election are required to report on the application of the registered candidate release him from work, service, training sessions on any day and at any time during this period. In the case of exemption from work, service, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Federal budget funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall pay the registered candidate monetary compensation in the amount of his average monthly wages (wages, salaries), but no more than the minimum wage established by federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation more than 20 times. Monetary compensation is payable to a registered candidate for the liberation from the substantive work on the basis of the order by his principal place of employment or on unpaid leave.
2. A registered candidate is entitled to reimbursement of travel expenses when using any means of public transport within the territory of the Russian Federation, except for taxi and Charter flights. While registered candidate shall be compensated for the cost of tickets for travel on a suburban (not more than 30 trips) and intercity (no more than 89 travel from place of residence, as specified in the statement of consent for them to run to the center of the Russian Federation and vice versa) transportation upon presentation of tickets, as well as the cost of travel tickets when travelling on public transport-upon presentation of tickets for the relevant period.
3. reimbursement of registered candidate of transport expenses is made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Federal budget funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
4. the payment of monetary compensation and reimbursement of travel expenses shall be incurred after the date of the registered candidate in this federal law dates to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation of the final financial report.
5. name of the registered candidate may not be on the initiative of the Administration (employer), dismissed from the service, expelled from the educational institution or without its consent to another work, including work in another locality, and also sent on a business trip, called up for military service or alternative civilian service and military training. The registered candidate in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be counted as work experience in the occupation in which he worked prior to the registration of the candidate.
6. a candidate cannot be Registered without the consent of the Attorney-General of the Russian Federation prosecuted, arrested or subjected to measures of administrative punishment imposed by a court. When giving such consent of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation immediately shall notify the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
7. A registered candidate, his authorised person have the right to receive the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation a list of polling stations, indicating their boundaries, addresses and telephone numbers of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions, the addresses of the premises for voting.
8. A registered candidate loses the rights and shall be exempt from duties connected with the status of a registered candidate, from the day of official publication of general election results. If the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation will appoint the balloting registered candidates, nominations balloting which lose their status from the date of appointment of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation date of voting, while in the case provided for in paragraph 3 of article 73 of this federal law, registered candidate that takes the place of leaving a registered candidate, once again gaining the rights and responsibilities associated with the status of a registered candidate.
Article 42. The Trustees of the registered candidates 1. Registered candidate may have up to 600 proxies. These persons are registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Registration of authorized persons is carried out within three days from the date of receipt of the written statement of a registered candidate, on the appointment of the Trustees and the written statement of the individual's consent to be his confidant. In these statements, the surname, name and patronymic, date of birth, principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the address of the place of residence of the trustee (the name of a constituent entity of the Russian Federation, district, city, town, street, house number and flats), as well as the series, number and date of issue of the passport or document replacing it. List of trusted persons is submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, in print and electronic form in the form established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
2. The Trustees of the registered candidates receive from the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. For a period specified in paragraph 1 of article 41 of this federal law, the Administration (employer) is required (obliged) to provide authorized persons at their request unpaid leave.
3. The Trustees of the registered candidate carry out propaganda and other activities conducive to the election of a registered candidate. The trustee also has the powers of the observer.
4. A registered candidate, author of its vicarious agents shall have the right at any time to withdraw them and assign them instead of other, notifying the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, which cancels the revoked certificates issued by trusted persons. The trustee may at any time, on its own initiative, to resign his powers returned to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation issued him a certificate and notifying registered candidate.

5. the powers of the Trustees of the registered candidates begin with the date of their registration by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and end together with the loss of their authors is a registered candidate status, except in the case provided for in paragraph 4 of this article, but no later than the official publication of the outcomes of the elections, but if the complaints filed in connection with violations of the Federal law, the Court, by a final court judgement.
Article 43. Disposal of the registered candidate candidate 1. The candidate shall have the right at any time to revoke your declaration of consent to stand in notifying the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The notification shall not be subject to a recall.
2. name of the registered candidate may at any time, but not later than five days before the polling day to withdraw his candidacy by submitting a written application to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The statement is not subject to the recall. On the basis of statements by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation during the day makes a decision about the cancellation of the registration of the complainant registered candidate.
3. Selective merge, electoral bloc to address the Authority put forward a candidate, a registered candidate is entitled at any time, but not later than five days before the vote in the general election to withdraw the candidate, the candidate is registered by submitting a written application to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The statement is not subject to the recall. In case of withdrawal of registered candidates, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall decide on cancellation of registration and charges from the electoral bloc Association, federal budget funds received by a registered candidate.
4. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, having taken the decision to cancel the registration of a candidate, shall forthwith notify the person in respect of whom accepted that decision, and gives him a copy of the decision.
5. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation recognizes the outgoing candidate, registered candidate in the event of his death, recognition of his death or loss of a candidate, registered as a candidate to be elected President of the Russian Federation.
6. If by the day of the vote will remain less than two registered candidates, the election of the President of the Russian Federation by decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall be postponed for a period not exceeding 90 days for the supplementary nomination and subsequent election action.
7. Upon the occurrence of the circumstances referred to in paragraph 6 of this article, due to the fact that the registered candidate withdrew his candidacy or suffrage association, electoral bloc withdrew registered candidate without forcing to the circumstances, either the candidate's registration has been cancelled in accordance with paragraph 3 or 4 of article 80 of this federal law, expenses incurred by all election commissions in preparing and conducting the elections, charged respectively with the registered candidate associations, electoral bloc. If the obligation to reimburse these costs rests with the electoral bloc, necessary to recover funds are distributed equally among electoral organizations, included in this block on the day of adoption of the decision, unless distribution is not provided for in the decision establishing the electoral bloc submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
8. In the present Federal law, under the circumstances, which is prompting registered candidate to withdraw his candidacy, electoral Association, electoral bloc-to withdraw registered candidate, refers to the recognition of registered candidate incompetent, of limited dispositive capacity, illness, persistent disorder of health registered candidate, his close relatives.
CHAPTER VII. PRE-ELECTION AGITATION Article 44. The pre-election campaign and its form of spending 1. Campaigning can be conducted: (a)) on channels broadcasting organizations and periodicals;
b) by holding mass events (meetings and meetings with citizens, meetings, demonstrations, processions, public debates and discussions);
in the production and dissemination) through print, audio-visual and other propaganda materials;
g) in other forms not prohibited by the law.
2. the pre-election campaign on television and radio broadcasting organizations and periodicals is conducted in the form of public debates, discussions, round tables, press conferences, interviews, speeches, political advertising, teleočerkov, videos about the registered candidate and other forms not prohibited by the law. While a registered candidate is entitled to elect the form and nature of their pre-election campaign. Canvassing on channels broadcasting organizations and periodicals must be paid from the relevant electoral funds of the registered candidates, except in the case of free airtime and print area registered candidates in the manner prescribed by articles 48-50 hereof.
3. it is prohibited to conduct a pre-election campaign, to produce and distribute any propaganda pre-election materials: a) the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, other State bodies, bodies of local self-government;
b) persons who substitute State and municipal posts, State and municipal employees, military personnel in the performance of their job or duties or taking advantage of official or service position;
in) military units, military institutions and organizations;
g) charities and religious groups as well as established by their organizations;
d) electoral commissions, members of electoral commissions with the right to vote.
Article 45. The timing of the pre-election promotion 1. The pre-election campaign begins from the date of registration of candidates, except for the cases stipulated by this federal law, and ends at zero o'clock by the local time on the day before polling day.
2. From the date of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation until the registration of the candidate, as well as on polling day and the day preceding the election campaigning is prohibited.
3. The pre-election propaganda printed materials (leaflets, posters and other) previously posted outside the buildings and premises of electoral commissions in accordance with the procedure established by federal law, are saved in the day of the vote on the previous field.
4. In the case of a repeated voting the pre-election campaign begins from the date of appointment of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation a day voting and ends at zero o'clock by the local time on the day prior to the day of voting.
Article 46. Polls 1. When you publish (publication) results of opinion polls related to elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the media are obliged to name the organization that conducted such a poll, the time, the number of respondents (sample), the method for collecting information, conducting the survey, the exact wording of the question, a statistical estimate of possible error.
2. From the date of the termination of registration of candidates the organization conducting the election of the President of the Russian Federation polls to publication (promulgation) them in the media, as well as organizations that publish the results of such polls and predictions of election results, send copies of such publications to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation for the information of the Bank whose data should be provided to the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof as well as foreign (International) observers on their requests for reference or copy.
3. within three days before polling day, as well as on polling day publication (disclosure) in the media of the results of public opinion polls, projections of results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, other studies related to the election, is not allowed.
Article 47. Broadcasting organizations and periodicals used registered candidates to conduct a pre-election campaign 1. Registered candidates to conduct a pre-election campaign for election of the President of the Russian Federation may use the services of the following organizations and newsrooms of periodicals:

and the all-Russian State television and radio broadcasting organisation), i.e. Organization of broadcasting transmission reception area which is within one half or more than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the founders (co-founders) which are public bodies, organizations, agencies and (or) funded by at least 15 per cent of the budget of the organization concerned, broadcasting for the year before the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections at the expense of allocated to the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
b) regional government institutions, i.e. the broadcasting organization of the broadcast, reception area transmission within less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the founders (co-founders) which are public bodies, organizations, agencies and (or) funded by at least 15 per cent of the budget of the organization concerned, broadcasting for the year before the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections at the expense of funds allocated to the Federal State authorities , State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as the relevant entities of broadcasting organizations referred to in sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph;
in the all-Russian public) edition of printed periodicals, i.e. editorial printed periodicals distributed on the territories of half or more than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation if the founders (co-founders) these revisions to either of these periodicals are State organs, organizations, institutions, and (or) if these editions printed periodicals financed by at least 15 per cent of the budget of the relevant Edition of the year preceding the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections at the expense of funds allocated to federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, except in editions of periodicals referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
g) edition of the regional State periodicals, i.e. editorial printed periodicals distributed on the territories of less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation if the founders (co-founders) these revisions to either of these periodicals are State organs, organizations, institutions, and (or) if these editions printed periodicals financed by at least 15 per cent of the budget of the relevant Edition of the year preceding the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections at the expense of funds allocated to federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, except in editions of periodicals referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
d) municipal organizations and municipal Edition printed periodicals, i.e. broadcasting organizations and periodicals if founders (co-founders) of these organizations, periodicals or their newsrooms are local self-government bodies or, if these organizations were financed, not less than 15 per cent of the budget of the organization concerned, for the year preceding the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections at the expense of funds allocated by local governments, except in editions of periodicals referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
(e)), the all-Russian non-governmental organizations and broadcasting, i.e. not subject to subparagraphs "a"-"d" of this paragraph organization broadcasting transmission reception area which is within one half or more than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
f) regional non-governmental organizations and broadcasting, i.e. not subject to subparagraphs "a"-"d" of this paragraph organization broadcasting transmission reception area which is within less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
w) edition of the all-Russian non-State periodicals, i.e. not subject to subparagraphs "a"-"d" of this paragraph of the editorial staff of periodicals distributed on the territories of half or more than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
and) edition of the regional non-State periodicals, i.e. not subject to subparagraphs "a"-"d" of this paragraph of the editorial staff of periodicals distributed on the territories of less than half of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
k) specialized organizations of broadcasting and editorial staffs of specialized periodicals (cultural, educational, children's, technical, scientific and other).
2. Edition of printed periodicals, established by the legislative (representative) and Executive and judicial powers, as well as local self-government bodies solely for publication of their official materials and messages, regulatory and other acts may not publish electoral agitation materials, as well as editorial content, reflecting the work of the candidates of the registered candidates and electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters nominated candidates, registered candidates.
3. list of all-Russian State television and radio broadcasting organizations and all-State periodicals published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on presentation of the relevant federal bodies of executive power, producing and implementing State policy in the field of the media, not later than on the tenth day after the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation. In the list highlights the all-Russian State periodicals, going less than once a week.
4. A list of the regional public broadcasting organisations and regional government periodicals published election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation on presentation of the corresponding territorial units of federal bodies of executive power, producing and implementing State policy in the field of the media, and the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation not later than on the tenth day after the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation. In the list highlights regional State periodicals, going less than once a week.
Article 48. General conditions of pre-election campaign on television and radio broadcasting organizations and periodicals 1. Airtime on television and radio broadcasting organizations and printed periodicals in the area can be made available to registered candidates in the manner provided for in this article, articles 49 and 50 of this federal law, free (free air time, free printed square) or for a fee.
2. State and municipal organizations and State and local edition printed periodicals must ensure equal conditions for registered candidates conducting electioneering, presenting voters electoral programs of registered candidates.
3. Non-governmental organizations and broadcasting non-State periodicals may provide registered candidates air time, print area for a fee. In the case of airtime, print area size and the conditions of payment must be uniform for all registered candidates, which provided air time, print space.

4. Information about the size (in the currency of the Russian Federation) and the conditions of payment for airtime, the printed area shall be published by the organization concerned of broadcasting, edited the periodical printed publising not later than 30 days from the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation and submitted with the notification of readiness to provide registered candidates air time, print space: the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation-Russian television and radio broadcasting organizations and the editorial offices nationwide periodical publications; the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation-regional and municipal organizations of broadcasting, the editorial offices of regional and municipal periodicals.
5. the pre-election campaign on channels broadcasting organizations held on weekdays during the period that begins 30 days before polling day and ends on the day before polling day. Campaigning in periodicals shall be carried out in the period, which begins 40 days before polling day and ends on the day before polling day.
6. In the case of a repeated voting the pre-election campaign on State television and radio broadcasting and municipal organizations, governmental and municipal periodicals held on weekdays during the period, which starts two days after the appointment of a repeated voting and ends on the day before polling day.
7. Refusal of non-State and municipal organizations of broadcasting, the editorial offices of non-governmental and local periodicals, as well as editions of State periodicals, emerging less than once per week, from participating in campaign activities. Allowed rejection of specialized organizations and specialized editions of periodicals from participation in covering the election campaign. Such refusal shall be deemed failure to the corresponding Election Commission notification pursuant to paragraph 4 of this article.
8. Organization of broadcasting and editorial printed periodicals, contributed to the registered candidates airtime and print area for free or for a fee, are required to keep separate records of the volume and value of the airtime and print space forms established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The data from this accounting must submit five days before polling day, and within five days after polling day: Russian television and radio broadcasting organizations and periodicals nationwide-the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation; regional and municipal organizations and regional and municipal Edition printed periodicals-Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
9. Organization of broadcasting and editorial printed periodicals upon request of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, and regional and municipal organizations and regional and municipal revision periodicals also on request of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation are required to submit documents confirming consent of a registered candidate to perform paid work for him and agree to pay for services.
Article 49. Conditions of pre-election campaign on television and radio 1. Registered candidates have the right to grant them free airtime on State television and radio broadcasting organizations under equal conditions (duration of the provided air time, broadcast time and other conditions).
2. Free airtime on State television and radio broadcasting organizations is available on weekdays during the period specified in article 48, paragraph 5 hereof, and if the registered candidates less than ten, during the period commencing 20 days before polling day and ends on the day before polling day.
3. In the case of a repeated voting free airtime on State television and radio broadcasting organizations are granted two registered candidates, on which a second vote shall be taken in the period referred to in paragraph 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law.
4. Provided free airtime should be the time when television and radio broadcasts are harvested the largest audience.
5. The total amount of free airtime, which each of the all-Russian State television and radio broadcasting organizations provides for the conduct of the election campaign, must not be less than one hour on weekdays between established points 5 and 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law. The total amount of free airtime, which each of the regional public broadcasting organisations to conduct a pre-election campaign should not be less than 30 minutes on weekdays during the same period, and if the total broadcasting time of the broadcasting organization is less than two hours a day, not less than one quarter of the total broadcast time.
6. One second, and during the period specified in paragraph 6 of article 48 of this federal law, two-thirds of the total amount of free broadcasting time, the broadcasting provided by organizations referred to in paragraph 5 of this article, has registered candidates for joint discussions, round tables, other similar joint campaign events. To use the share of free airtime to all registered candidates must be admitted on an equal footing.
7. A registered candidate is entitled to refuse to participate in a joint agitacionnom the event referred to in paragraph 6 of this article not later than four days before the events in the stream. If as a result of the failure of a registered candidate (candidates) participation in the joint agitacionnom event after the drawing of lots specified in paragraph 8 of this article, the agitacionnom event can participate only one registered candidate, his wish is granted free airtime within the percentage obtained by dividing the airtime provided for a joint campaign events, the number of registered candidates who were to participate in the specified agitacionnom event. Failure of the registered candidates from participating in joint promotional activities does not entail an increase in the amount of free broadcasting time provided to him in accordance with paragraph 8 of this article.
8. The remainder of the free airtime, broadcasting provided by organizations referred to in paragraph 5 of this article, in accordance with the results of the draw, which is held during one week after registration of candidates, and a second vote-not later than one day from the date of appointment of a repeated voting shall be distributed in equal shares among the registered candidates, have filed an application to participate in this draw.
9. Not less than three-fourths of which is provided in accordance with paragraph 8 of this article free airtime should be used by a registered candidate for his speeches, press conferences, interviews.
10. Drawing of lots, the result of which is determined by the date and time of the broadcast of election campaign materials registered candidates on nationwide broadcasting of public organizations, conducts the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of representatives from relevant organizations of broadcasting. Lots, which are determined by the date and time of broadcast election propaganda materials of candidates registered on the channels of the regional State organizations broadcasting, conducts the Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the participation of representatives from relevant organizations of broadcasting. When the drawing of lots shall be entitled to attend the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof. The results of the draw shall be formalised by the Protocol. Defined by drawing lots airtime schedule is published, respectively, in the all-Russian State and regional government periodicals.
11. the cost of broadcasting organizations associated with the granting of free air time to registered candidates are funded by current budget financing of these organizations of broadcasting.

12. public broadcasting organizations are obliged to reserve air time to conduct a pre-election campaign registered candidates for a fee. The amount and conditions of payment must be uniform for all registered candidates. The total amount of broadcasting time reserved for providing fee each State Organization for broadcasting may not be less than the total amount of free airtime, given in accordance with paragraph 5 of this article, but may not exceed more than twice.
13. each registered candidate is entitled to receive for a fee from the total reserved airtime time within the percentage obtained by dividing this amount by the total number of registered candidates.
14. Airtime, mentioned in paragraph 12 of the present article shall be provided by the State Organization of broadcasting on weekdays during the period that begins 30 days before polling day and ends on the day before polling day, and at conducting of a repeated voting-on working days during the period fixed by article 48, paragraph 6 hereof. The date and time of the broadcast of election campaign materials registered candidates determined by the drawing of lots carried out by the public broadcasting organization, with the participation of interested persons on the basis of written applications to participate in the drawing of lots, cast by registered candidates. The draw shall be performed within the period stipulated in paragraph 8 of this article. When the drawing of lots may be present, respectively, members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, as well as the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof. Air time is granted based on a contract entered into after the drawing of lots.
15. the municipal broadcasting organizations that have followed the terms of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law, shall provide the registered candidates to conduct a pre-election campaign airtime fee. The amount and conditions of payment must be uniform for all registered candidates. The total amount of broadcasting time provided by registered candidates for municipal broadcasting organization, defines the Organization of broadcasting. The date and time of the broadcast of election campaign materials for each of the registered candidates shall be determined in accordance with the drawing of lots carried out by the broadcasting organization, with the participation of interested persons on the basis of written applications to participate in the drawing of lots, cast by registered candidates. The draw shall be performed within the period stipulated in paragraph 8 of this article. Air time is granted based on a contract entered into after the drawing of lots.
16. If a registered candidate after the drawing of lots will abandon the use of airtime, he shall, not later than two days before the broadcast, in writing, notify the broadcasting organization concerned, which shall have the right to use the additional air-time in its sole discretion, except for purposes of electoral propaganda.
17. Non-governmental organizations that have followed the broadcasting conditions of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law, shall be obliged to provide airtime to the registered candidates on an equal footing. Non-governmental organizations and broadcasting, fail to comply with these requirements, as well as the requirements of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law may not provide the registered candidates airtime for a pre-election campaign.
18. The provision of broadcasting time per charge on channels broadcasting organizations shall be in accordance with the agreement concluded between the Organization and a registered candidate.
19. In contracts on the provision of broadcasting time per charge, the following conditions must be specified: the form (form) of the pre-election campaign, the date and time of broadcast, granted air time, size and order of payment, the form and conditions of participation (lead) in the process of television or radio broadcasts. After the fulfillment of the conditions of the contract shall be formalised by an act of execution of works and relevant information on used airtime where there is the fulfilment of the obligations under the Treaty, together with an indication of the broadcasting, transmission names and time of its broadcast.
20. Payment branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation on the transfer of funds to pay for the cost of airtime in full registered candidate must be submitted no later than two days prior to the date of presentation of airtime, and in conducting of a repeated voting-before the moment of airtime. In the case of violations of the terms and conditions of provision of air time on television and radio broadcasting organizations are not allowed. Branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation is obliged to transfer funds no later than the next business day after receipt of the payment order. When this period of cashless payment should not exceed two operating days within a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and five business days within the Russian Federation.
21. payment must be made exclusively of airtime at the expense of the election fund of a registered candidate.
22. If during the use of airtime provided for a fee, registered candidate violates the conditions set by this federal law, the broadcasting organization has the right to apply to court with a demand for the cancellation of the contract on the provision of broadcasting time. In the event of termination of broadcasting organization may not use additional airtime for a pre-election campaign.
23. it is forbidden to interrupt transmission of election campaign material of a registered candidate, including for advertising goods, works and services.
24. do not block the transmission of election campaign material of a registered candidate for the all-Russian public organizations broadcasting channels broadcast other television and radio programmes and other pre-election campaign material.
25. For informational television and radio reports about the conduct of electoral events candidates registered candidates and their proxies, electoral organizations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters should be exclusively selected information unit, normally at the beginning of these programmes, without comment. Such information is not paid by the candidates who registered candidates and their proxies, electoral organizations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters. They should not be preferred to any candidate, a registered candidate, including on-time coverage of his pre-election activities.
26. Television and radio programmes containing pre-election agitation and other pre-election agitation materials distributed by broadcasting organizations, are produced in a stream with video and audio recording that is stored in the corresponding organization of broadcasting within 12 months from the date of release of these programmes, materials in the stream. The obligation to keep a broadcasting organization referred to in paragraph 8 of article 48 of the present Federal law records on providing airtime for free and for a fee within a period of five years from the date of the vote.
Article 50. Conditions of pre-election campaign through periodic publications 1. Registered candidates have the right to grant them free printable area in Russian State periodicals, go at least once a week, under equal conditions (amount of printed area, place on the Strip, font, and other conditions).
2. free printing size is available editions of the all-Russian public periodicals in the period specified in paragraph 5 of article 48 of the present Federal law.
3. In the case of a repeated voting free printed area is available nationwide public editions of periodicals registered candidates, two of whom held balloting in the period specified in paragraph 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law.

4. The total weekly minimum amount of free printable area that each of the editions of the all-Russian public periodicals provides the registered candidates must not be less than five per cent of total weekly printed area corresponding to the Edition in the period established in paragraph 5 or 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law. The total amount of printed area, which is a periodic publication provides free to the pre-election campaign during that period, declared by the editors of the publication no later than 20 days after official promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
5. The total amount of free printable area, declared by the editors of the periodical printed publising State, in accordance with the results of the draw, which is held during one week after registration of candidates shall be distributed in equal shares among the registered candidates, nominating to participate in this draw.
6. Drawing of lots, the result of which is determined by date of election campaign materials free publications registered candidates, conducts revision of all State periodical printed publising involving stakeholders. When the drawing of lots shall be entitled to attend the members respectively of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, as well as the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof. The results of the draw shall be formalised by the Protocol.
7. editorial Costs nationwide state of periodicals related to registered candidates free printable area for electioneering, are covered by the current budget financing of these revisions.
8. all-State and regional government periodicals, go at least once a week, are required to reserve a print area for the conduct of the pre-election campaign registered candidates for a fee. The amount and conditions of payment must be uniform for all registered candidates. The total amount of printed area, reserved for paid providing each edited by Russian State periodical printed publising cannot be less than the total amount of free printable area, furnished in accordance with paragraph 4 of this article, but may not exceed more than twice. The total weekly minimum amount of printed area, which each of the editions of regional State periodicals reserves to provide registered candidates shall not be less than 5 per cent of total weekly print publication in the appropriate square period established respectively paragraph 5 or 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law.
9. each registered candidate is entitled to receive for a fee from the total reserved print area print area within the percentage obtained by dividing this amount by the total number of registered candidates.
10. Print area specified in paragraph 9 of this article shall be provided by the editorial staff of the periodical printed publising State coming at least once a week in the period established by paragraphs 5 and 6 of article 48 of the present Federal law. Date published pre-election propaganda materials shall be determined in accordance with the drawing of lots carried out by the editors of such a periodic printed publication with the participation of interested persons on the basis of written applications to participate in the drawing of lots, cast by registered candidates. The draw shall be performed within the period stipulated in paragraph 5 of this article. When the drawing of lots shall be entitled to attend the members respectively of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, as well as the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof. The results of the draw shall be formalised by the Protocol. Printing size is provided on the basis of the contract concluded after the drawing of lots.
11. municipal periodicals, as well as editorial State periodicals, emerging less than once a week, have followed the terms of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law, shall provide the registered candidates print area for a fee. The amount and conditions of payment must be uniform for all registered candidates. The total amount of printed area, provided the registered candidates editions these periodicals is determined by these editors. Date published pre-election agitation materials of each of the registered candidates shall be determined in accordance with the drawing of lots carried out by the editions mentioned periodicals with the participation of interested persons on the basis of written application to participate in the drawing of lots filed a registered candidate. The draw shall be performed within the period stipulated in paragraph 5 of this article. Printing size is provided on the basis of the contract concluded after the drawing of lots.
12. If a registered candidate after the drawing of lots will abandon the use of printed area, he must not later than five days prior to the date of publication to inform the relevant Edition of the periodical printed publising, which may use the printable area on your own, except for purposes of electoral propaganda.
13. non-State periodicals, have followed the terms of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law, shall be obliged to provide the printing area of the registered candidates on equal terms of payment, and they have the right to refuse to provide printed area registered candidate. Edition of non-State periodicals, do not comply with these requirements, as well as the requirements of paragraph 4 of article 48 of this federal law may not provide the registered candidates print area for the purpose of electioneering.
14. provision of printed area for a fee shall be paid in accordance with the agreement concluded between the editorship of the periodical printed publising and registered candidate.
15. Payment branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation on the transfer of funds to pay for the cost of printed area in full registered candidate must be submitted no later than two days prior to the date of publication, and a second vote-not later than the day preceding the date of publication. In the case of violations of the terms of the provision of printed area is not allowed. Branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation is obliged to transfer funds no later than the next business day after receipt of the payment order. When this period of cashless payment should not exceed two operating days within a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and five business days within the Russian Federation.
16. payment must be printed area solely at the expense of the election fund of a registered candidate.
17. publication of election campaign material, carried out in accordance with this article must not be accompanied by editorial comments in any form, as well as headings and illustrations that are not consistent with the registered candidates.
18. The requirement to provide printed area on equal terms of payment does not apply to editorial printed periodicals where revision and (or) a periodical publication established a registered candidate (registered candidates), the electoral Union, electoral bloc, had lodged the registered candidate, and periodical printed publication is non-governmental.
19. all materials placed in periodicals and funded the election fund of the candidate, a registered candidate must be information that at the expense of the election fund of the candidate, the candidate is registered, any payment was made to the relevant publication. If publication of election campaign material was carried out free of charge in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article, the publication should be placed reference to the fact of free publications, as well as indication of any registered candidate were given the opportunity to accommodate the relevant publication.
20. Revision of periodicals must keep specified in paragraph 8 of article 48 of the present Federal law records on provision of printed area free of charge and for a fee within a period of five years from the date of the vote.
Article 51. Conditions of campaigning through mass events

1. State bodies, local authorities are obliged to assist the registered candidates and their election agents in organizing and conducting pre-election meetings, meetings of the registered candidates and their proxies with voters, public debates and discussions, meetings, demonstrations and processions.
2. Statement of allocation of premises for meetings of the registered candidates and their proxies with voters are considered by State bodies, local self-government bodies within three days from the date of their filing. Notice to the organizers of the rallies, demonstrations and processions are considered local self-government bodies in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
3. On the request of electoral commissions premises suitable for the holding of election events and State or municipal property, charge the owner, by the owner for use by the Electoral Commission time to meet candidates and their proxies with voters. If the specified facility, or premises owned organization with the State and (or) the municipal share in its Charter (aggregate) capital in excess of 30 per cent on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections, was granted to conduct pre-election mass events one of the registered candidates or its trustee, the owner, the owner of the premises may not refuse another registered candidate or his trustee in premises on the same conditions. When the Electoral Commission must ensure equal conditions for registered candidates in conducting electoral events.
4. Registered candidates are entitled to on the basis of a contract to rent the buildings and premises belonging to citizens and organizations irrespective of form of ownership of these buildings and premises for meetings with voters, meetings, public debates and other campaign events.
5. the pre-election campaign in the location of military units, military organizations and institutions is prohibited. Meeting of the registered candidates and their proxies with voters from the number of troops outside the location of the military provides military commander together with the Election Commission of the Russian Federation, with obligatory notification of the time and place of the meeting not later than three days before a meeting of all registered candidates or their proxies.
6. duty to maintain security when conducting pre-election agitation mass events lies with the public authorities, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 52. Conditions of the production and distribution of campaign of print, audiovisual and other propaganda materials 1. Registered candidates is free to produce campaign print and audio-visual and other campaign materials in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
2. All pre-election printed and audio-visual materials, except for materials distributed in accordance with articles 49 and 50 of this federal law shall contain the name and address of Organization (surname, first name and place of residence of the person), made (manufactured) these materials, organization name (surname, name, patronymic of a person), requesting (eating) these materials as well as information on their circulation and the date of their issuance.
3. copies of election printed campaign materials or their copies before distribution must be obtained from the registered candidate by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. Along with these materials to the corresponding Election Commission should be submitted also information about location (residence address) Organization (entity), manufactured and requesting (manufactured and eating) these materials. Manufacture, distribution of election printed campaign material without payment of the corresponding election fund of a registered candidate shall not be permitted.
4. The pre-election campaign materials may not contain other advertisements, except political.
5. dissemination of election campaign materials with the requirements imposed by paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of this article shall be prohibited.
6. Local self-government bodies on the proposal by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation or of the territorial Election Commission not later than 30 days before polling day are required to identify and equip special places for election propaganda printed materials in each polling station. Such seats should be comfortable to visit voters and arranged in such a way that voters can read the posted information. The registered candidates must be allocated equal area for posting of election printed campaign materials. Registered candidates and their agents have the right to obtain the corresponding territorial Election Commission a list of the seats allocated to host pre-election printed campaign materials.
7. In cases not covered by paragraph 6 of this article, the campaign printed campaign materials can be displayed (unstuck, host) in the premises, buildings, constructions and other objects only with the consent of and under the conditions of owners, owners of specified objects. The placement of election campaign materials at the facility, located in State or municipal property or the property of the organization with the State and (or) the municipal share in its Charter (aggregate) capital in excess of 30 per cent on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be equal for all registered candidates, while the conditions for posting of election campaign materials at the facility, located in State or municipal ownership , no fee will be charged.
8. Providing advertising services organization, the founders (co-founders) which are State or municipal bodies, organizations, agencies or funded by at least 15 per cent of the budget of the organization concerned, for the year preceding the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, at the expense of funds allocated to federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, to ensure equal conditions for registered candidates posting of election campaign materials.
9. it is prohibited to hang out (put, post) electoral printed campaign materials on monuments, obelisks, buildings, constructions and premises of historical, cultural or architectural value, as well as at the premises of the election commissions in the premises for voting or at the entrance to them.
10. the Electoral Commission, the fame of the dissemination of fraudulent campaign of print, audiovisual and other propaganda materials or of disseminating propaganda materials in compliance with the requirements of paragraphs 2-4, 7 and 9 of this article, shall take appropriate measures and to contact law enforcement and other authorities with a proposal to punish illegal campaign activities and illegal seizure of election campaign materials.
Article 53. Inadmissibility of abuse of the right to conduct a pre-election campaign 1. When conducting election propaganda not allowed abuse of the freedom of the media. The election programme of the registered candidates, election campaign materials and presentations at meetings, rallies, media must not contain calls for the violent seizure of power, violent change of the constitutional order, violation of the integrity of the Russian Federation, and must not be directed on propaganda for war. Prohibits agitation, arousing social, racial, national, religious hatred or enmity as well as abuse of the freedom of the media in other forms of prohibited by legislation of the Russian Federation. Are prohibited from campaigning in violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation on intellectual property.

2. Candidates registered candidates, their authorized representatives for financial affairs and trusted persons, electoral associations, electoral blocs, initiative groups of voters, their authorized representatives as well as other persons and organisations directly or indirectly involved in electioneering, are prohibited from bribing voters: handing them cash, gifts and other material valuables, except for execution of organizational work (duty at polling stations, collecting voters ' signatures , canvassing), produce voter reward, performing the specified organizational work, depending on the outcome of the vote or promise to make a reward payment, conduct preferential sale of goods, free to distribute any goods, except for printed material (including a picture) and icons, specially produced for the election campaign, as well as to provide services on a grant or concessional basis. Registered candidates, their delegates on financial matters and proxies, electoral associations, electoral blocks, initiative groups of voters, their authorized representatives, other persons and entities not entitled to while conducting electioneering influence voters through promises transfer of money, securities and other assets (including voting), as well as providing services otherwise than on the basis of the measures taken in accordance with the federal laws of the decisions of public authorities and bodies of local self-government.
3. advertising of commercial and other activities of the candidates of the registered candidates, their proxies and delegates, electoral associations and blocs, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters, as well as organizations, founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the management bodies or agencies which are monitoring these individuals and organizations during the election campaign can be carried out only during the period when canvassing is allowed and only at the expense of the election fund of the candidate, the candidate is registered in compliance with the requirements contained in paragraph 17 of article 49, paragraphs 13 and 19 of article 50 of this federal law. On polling day and the day preceding the day of the vote, such advertising is not allowed.
4. tv and radio channels broadcasting organizations and periodicals, by participating in the election campaign, may not tolerate the promulgation (publication) information that could harm the honour, dignity or business reputation of a registered candidate (candidates), if these television and radio programmes and editions of periodicals could not provide the registered candidate (registered candidates) the opportunity to unveil (publish) a refutation or other explanation in defence of his honour , dignity or business reputation before the end of the election campaign. At that time must be provided at the same time and in the same transfer and named information and should not be less than the time it takes to read a standard page typescript. When providing printed rebuttal square or other explanation should be typeset in the same typeface and placed at the same location stripes, you cannot require that the amount of refutation or other explanation was less than one standard typewriting page. The failure of the registered candidate (registered candidates) to promulgate (post) before the end of campaigning refutation or other explanation in defence of his honour, dignity or business reputation in television and radio broadcasts on channels broadcasting organizations and periodicals, which issued a (published) information capable of harming the honour, dignity or business reputation of a registered candidate (candidates) can be a reason to involve those organizations broadcasting , editions of periodicals and their officials the responsibility envisaged by the legislation of the Russian Federation. This paragraph shall not apply to rules Edition printed periodicals, mentioned in paragraph 18 of article 50 of this federal law.
5. in case of violation of the registered candidate paragraph 1 of this article, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation owes, and other authorities, organizations and citizens referred to in paragraph 1 of article 79 of this federal law, shall be entitled to apply to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation with a view to abolish registration of the candidate. The specified view is considered by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation within three days, and three days before the day of elections immediately. In case of infringement of a registered candidate other rules for the conduct of the pre-election campaign, established by this federal law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation of its decision makes this warning registered candidate or to appropriate law-enforcement and other bodies with a view to the Suppression of illegal campaign activities, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to cancel the decision on registration of the candidate. This decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation transmitted to the media.
6. in case of violation of the broadcasting organization, the editorship of the periodical printed publising order of holding election propaganda stipulated by this federal law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the law enforcement agencies, the courts, the executive authorities, carrying out the State policy in the field of the media, with representation on the Suppression of illegal campaign activities and involvement of organizations of broadcasting, the editorial staff of the periodical printed publising and their officials the responsibility envisaged by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
7. law enforcement and other authorities are obliged to take measures to curb illegal campaign activities, preventing the manufacture of fraudulent and illegal campaign of print, audiovisual and other propaganda materials and their removal, set the manufacturer specified materials and their source of payment, as well as inform accordingly the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the facts and the measures taken.
CHAPTER VIII. FINANCING of ELECTIONS Article 54. Financial support for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. Expenditures for preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as the activities of election commissions during their term of Office shall be made at the expense of the federal budget. These costs are the federal budget in accordance with the budget classification of the Russian Federation.
2. Funds for the preparation and 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 day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections.
3. in the case of an early or repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation, the amount allocated from the federal budget on their preparation and conduct, may not be less than the amount contained in the report of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on spending during preparing and conducting the elections of the President of the Russian Federation (to take account of changes in the minimum wage established by federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (holding) of the previous elections of the President of the Russian Federation).

4. In case the financing of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, including early and repeated, not allocated sufficient funds from the federal budget, as well as in case of untimely or incomplete enumeration of funds allocated from the federal budget, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has the right to obtain a loan on a competitive basis. The overall level of resources for the preparation and conduct of elections cannot exceed the amount contained in the report of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on spending during preparing and conducting the elections of the President of the Russian Federation (to take account of changes in the minimum wage established by federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (holding) of the previous elections of the President of the Russian Federation). The Government of the Russian Federation is obliged within ten days from the date of application of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation to issue her a State guarantee of execution of obligations on repayment of the credit, including interest accrued. Return of the loan and interest payments for the use of them shall be carried out at the expense of the federal budget. Expenditure for repayment of the debenture shall be approved by the Federal law on the federal budget for the next financial year the target destination. Can similarly be financing a repeated voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation if originally allocated to the election funds are exhausted.
5. Funds for the holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 90 days before the day of voting lists electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation, which distribute the funds and transfer them to the territorial election commissions not later than 40 days before polling day. In case of pre-term or re-election, as well as in case of untimely or incomplete financing of elections Election Commission distributes and transfer the funds as they arrive.
6. the Chairmen of election commissions manage funds allocated for preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, and are responsible for compliance with the financial instruments decisions of election commissions on financial matters and for financial reporting on the expenditure of such funds in the manner and within the time limits established by this federal law.
7. Not expended election commissions the funds received from the federal budget after the election of the President of the Russian Federation shall remain in the accounts of the election commissions, acting on a constant basis (with the exception of acting on a constant basis of territorial election commissions), to be used for the purposes provided for in this federal law.
8. Unutilized credit funds shall be returned to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation to the Bank, which granted the appropriate credit, no later than three months from the day of official publication of outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 55. Election funds of candidates registered candidates 1. The candidate is required to create your own election fund.
2. the candidate shall appoint authorized representatives on financial matters. Authorized representative on finance the registered candidate candidate acts on the basis of a notarized power of Attorney issued by a candidate, a registered candidate and indicating name, surname, date of birth, series, number and date of issue of the passport or a document replacing it, the address of the principal place of residence, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the powers of an authorized representative of Finance Assistant (opening a special electoral bills , the cash election fund, cash accounting election fund, monitor their receipt and expenditure and other powers, including the right of signature on payment documents), as well as a sample for printing of financial documents.
3. registration of the authorized representative of the financial officer of a registered candidate, and the candidate is made by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the basis of statements by the candidate of a registered candidate, Attorney, referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, upon presentation of the authorized representative on finance the registered candidate, the candidate's passport or a document replacing it. The term authorised representative on finance the registered candidate, the candidate begins from the date of registration of the authorized representative of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and will expire after 60 days from the date of the vote, and if in accordance with this federal law trial involving a candidate, a registered candidate, since the final decision by the Court.
4. Candidate, registered candidate may at any time terminate the powers of his authorized representative on financial issues, notifying him about this and sending a copy of the relevant decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and in the authorized branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation.
5. the election funds of candidates registered candidates can only be generated through the following funds: a) the own funds of a candidate, a registered candidate, which together may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than two thousand times, and for candidatures registered applicants who are assigned a second ballot more than three thousand times;
b) funds allocated to a candidate, a registered candidate designating electoral Association, electoral associations affiliated to the nominated his electoral bloc and which together may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 200 thousand times;
in) voluntary donations of citizens and legal persons in the amount not exceeding the amount of the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 400 times for every citizen and 40 thousand times for each legal entity;
g) funds allocated to the registered candidate not later than 40 days before the vote, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in an equal amount to the other registered candidates, except for the cases stipulated by this federal law.
6. The maximum amount of all expenses of a candidate, a registered candidate from their means of election fund, may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 300 thousand times. The maximum amount of all expenses of a candidate, a registered candidate, on which the scheduled balloting may not exceed the minimum wage set by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, more than 400 thousand times.
7. it is prohibited to make donations to the election funds of candidates registered candidates: a) to foreign States and foreign legal entities;
b) foreign citizens;
b) stateless persons;
g) citizens of the Russian Federation, under the age of 18 years;
d) Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if the foreign share in authorized capital (aggregate) is greater than 30 per cent on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
e) international organizations and international social movements;
f) bodies of State power and bodies of local self-government;
w) State and municipal agencies and organizations;
and) legal persons with public or municipal share in its Charter (aggregate) capital in excess of 30 per cent on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation;

to) military units, military agencies and organizations, law enforcement agencies;
l) charities and religious groups as well as established by their organizations;
m) anonymous donors (for citizen-without specifying any of the following information: full name, address and place of residence and date of birth; for a legal person-without specifying any of the following information: tax identification number, name, date of registration, bank account details, mark about absence of State or municipal share in the authorized capital (aggregate) or of the availability of such share, together with an indication of its size, the lack of foreign participation in the authorized capital (aggregate) or about the existence of such participation, together with an indication of the percentage of participation);
n) legal persons registered in less than a year before polling day.
8. the right to dispose of the election fund of the candidate to the foundation that owns the registered candidate. The election fund of funds were earmarked and may only be used for: a) financial support of organizational-technical actions aimed at collecting signatures in support of the nomination of a candidate, including the remuneration of persons engaged for collecting voters ' signatures;
b) canvassing, as well as works (services) information and advisory nature;
in) other works (services), executed (rendered) by legal persons or citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as other expenses directly related to the conduct of the election campaign.
9. The applicant, registered candidate you may not use other funds to pay for work on the collection of voters ' signatures, canvassing, implementation of other pre-election activities, in addition to funds received in his election fund. When this candidate, registered candidate shall have the right to use only those funds that lists senders on the special election by his election fund prior to polling day, in the manner prescribed by this federal law.
Article 56. The special election by 1. The candidate is obliged to open a special election by his election fund after registration by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation authorized representatives of associations which have nominated his electoral bloc, the initiative group of voters, but not later than five days before the day of submitting documents for registration of the candidate to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
2. the special election through to form electoral fund opens at a branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation. The candidate may only open one special election bill. Immediately upon presentation of the documents stipulated by this federal law and in the manner prescribed by this Federal law, a branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation shall open a special election candidate account. The bank fee for opening accounts and conducting transactions on the account will not be charged. For using money means on special electoral analysis, interest shall not be paid by the Bank. All funds are credited to the special electoral account in the currency of the Russian Federation.
3. the candidate opens a special selective account for formation of election fund based on a document issued by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation after the registration of its authorized representatives nominated his electoral associations, electoral bloc, the initiative groups of voters at the time of registration of the authorized representative of the financial officer candidate.
4. name of the registered candidate continues to maintain the special account to finance his electoral campaign, including electioneering.
5. the candidate, registered candidate may, in the prescribed manner give the right to dispose of the funds in the special election, their account authorized representative on financial issues, notifying the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Liability for violation of the established by this federal law funding a candidate, a registered candidate campaign candidate personally bear the registered candidate.
6. All financial transactions for payment of expenses from the special election accounts registered candidates shall be terminated on the day of the vote. With regard to financial transactions involving payment of expenses from the special election accounts candidates registered candidates who have not submitted in the manner prescribed by this Federal law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation documents required for registration or refusal of registration, or withdraw your declaration of consent to run or withdrew their candidacy or were withdrawn by the selective Association, electoral bloc or in respect of which it was decided to cancel your registration cease the branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation on the orders of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
7. In the case of a repeated voting financial transactions with special election accounts registered candidates under balloting resumes on the day of the appointment of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation a day voting and shall terminate on the day of voting.
8. At the request of a candidate, a registered candidate, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may extend the term of financial transactions: (a)) candidate to pay for works (services, products and performed or services rendered, acquired), respectively, to date refused registration, revocation of election candidates, electoral bloc, the candidate of their Declaration of consent to run for this federal law prior to the date of the submission of signature sheets and other documents for registration;
b) registered candidate who withdrew his candidature, revoked an election, electoral bloc or in respect of which it was decided to abolish registration to pay for works (services, products and performed or services rendered, acquired) accordingly prior to the date of withdrawal of candidacy, the candidate is registered, the revocation decision on cancellation of registration;
in) other registered candidates-to pay for works (services, products and performed or services rendered, acquired) before polling day.
Article 57. Donations in the election fund of the candidate, the candidate's registered 1. Donations in the election fund of the candidate of a registered candidate shall be entered in the liaison offices, credit organizations, personally, a citizen of the Russian Federation from its own funds while producing a passport or alternate document indicating respectively the payment order either transfer their surname, name, patronymic, date of birth and residential address.
2. Donations from legal persons in the election fund of the candidate of the registered candidate carried out in cashless order by transferring money to a special account with the appropriate stamp electoral legal person on availability and amount (in percentage terms) or the absence of foreign, State, municipal share in the authorized capital of the (aggregate) of a legal entity, its full name, date of registration, taxpayer identification number, bank details.
3. voluntary donations of citizens and legal persons listed (credited) on the special election by a candidate, a registered candidate and credit organizations liaison offices not later than the following upon receipt of the relevant payment document processing day. The overall duration of the cashless payment should not exceed two operating days within a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and five business days within the Russian Federation.

4. Candidate, registered candidate shall have the right to return any donation, with the exception of the proposal submitted by anonymous contributor. If the voluntary donation of the election fund of the candidate of the registered candidate came from a citizen or legal person not having the right to carry out such a donation, or in excess of the amount of such donations, provided for in subparagraph of item 5 of article 55 of this federal law, candidate, registered candidate obliged, no later than 10 days after receipt of donations for the special election expense return it to the contributor, respectively, in whole or in part the that exceeds the maximum size of the donation, minus shipping costs along with the reason for return. The candidate, registered candidate shall not bear responsibility for taking donations to the translation which donors indicated incorrect information provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article, if a candidate, a registered candidate fails to receive information about improper donation data.
5. Donations made by anonymous donors, not later than 10 days from the date of receipt by the special electoral account must be listed as a candidate, a registered candidate in the federal budget.
6. citizens and legal persons shall have the right to provide financial support for activities contributing to the nomination and election of a candidate, a registered candidate, only through his election fund. It is prohibited to perform paid work, sales of goods, rendering of paid services directly or indirectly related to the elections, without documentary confirmation of the consent of the candidate, a registered candidate or persons authorized by them for such works, sale of goods, provision of services and the payment of election fund. Prohibits free or execution on unreasonably low (inflated) rates for legal entities, their branches, representative offices and other units of the works and services directly or indirectly related to the elections. Material support electoral activities of the candidate of the registered candidate may be granted only when it is paying for the expense of the election fund of a candidate, a registered candidate. Allowed voluntary free personal delivery of citizen services to a candidate, a registered candidate and performing work for him during the election campaign without the involvement of third parties.
Article 58. Reporting by means of election funds 1. How to open and maintain accounts of special voting, accounting and reporting, as well as forms of reporting, candidates, candidates registered on receipt and expenditure of their funds are defined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation by agreement with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Candidates registered candidates are obliged to keep records of income and expenditure of their election funds.
2. candidates, registered candidates represent the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, their financial statements with the following frequency: a) the first financial report-at the time of submission of the documents required for registration to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with the provisions of this Federal law; the report includes information on the date, which is earlier than the date five days putting the report;
b) second financial report-no earlier than 20 and not later than 10 days before polling day; the report includes information on the date, which is seven days precedes the date of deposit of the report;
final financial report)-not later than 30 days after the official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation. To the final financial report are attached primary financial documents certifying the receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral fund as well as the materials referred to in paragraph 3 of article 52 of this federal law.
3. If a candidate, a registered candidate lost their status, the duty of putting financial report is the responsibility of the citizen, a candidate, a registered candidate.
4. Copies of financial records of the registered candidates are passed by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the media within five days from the date of their receipt.
5. branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation not less than once a week, and less than ten days prior to polling day at least once in the three operational days represents the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation for information on funds transferred to special election account candidates registered candidates and spending these funds in accordance with the modalities established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. This can be used by the State automated information system. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation periodically, but not less than once in two weeks before polling day sends information about receipt and expenditure of funds election funds to the media for publication. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation introduces the registered candidates, and the media on their official requests with the information branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation on the receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds.
6. State periodicals are obliged to publish transmitted to them by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds. Mandatory publication subject to the attention of: (a)) on the spending of the financial operation of the election fund if its size more than two thousand times the minimum wage fixed by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
b) legal persons who in the election fund donation amount, more than a thousand times higher than the minimum wage established by federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
in) on the number of citizens who have made the election fund donation for the amount of more than one hundred times the minimum wage fixed by the Federal law on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
g) on the returned by the donors, including the grounds for the return;
d) on the total amount of funds received by the election fund, and the total amount expended from it.
7. State authorities of the Russian Federation, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and their authorized bodies and organizations engaged in registration of legal entities, within five days from the date of receipt by the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation list of entities have implemented voluntary donations in election funds candidates registered candidates, are on a non-reimbursable basis the electoral commissions with information about the founders of organizations the existence and the amount of (in percentage terms) or the absence of foreign, State, municipal share in the authorized capital (aggregate) legal persons, as well as the full name and date of registration of legal entities. Information shall be submitted in accordance with the modalities established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. This can be used by the State automated information system. The corresponding Election Commission introduces candidates registered candidates, their authorized representatives on financial matters immediately at their request with the information available to it on the date of receipt of the relevant request information. When entering an order the Electoral Commission information about transferring donations in violation of paragraph 7 of article 55 of this federal law, this information shall be communicated promptly to the Electoral Commission the relevant candidates registered candidates or their authorized representatives on financial matters.
Article 59. Refund candidates registered candidates

1. the candidate is not registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, pending the submission of the final financial report must return unspent funds of the election fund of citizens and legal entities making donations in his election fund, in proportion to their attached funds minus expenses on shipping.
2. A registered candidate, received by the voting of no less than three per cent of the votes of the total number of voters who participated in voting or participating in a repeated voting, as well as a registered candidate, and actor before polling day his candidacy by forcing to circumstances obliged no later than 30 days after the day of voting (voting in the case of the vote) to return the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation of unspent funds in proportion to the election fund of funds listed in their election funds by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. After this period, the branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation shall be obliged to transfer to the account of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation indisputably according to her written instructions owed her money.
3. A registered candidate, subject to paragraph 2 of this article, after the return of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, but before delivery of the final financial report in consultation with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation lists (minus shipping costs) unspent funds to its election fund of citizens and legal entities making donations in his election fund, in proportion to their means attached.
4. A registered candidate, not falling within the scope of paragraph 2 of this article not later than 30 days from the date of the vote (voting in the case of the vote) is obliged to return in full the funds obtained in the manner prescribed by this federal law from the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation to form his election fund and reimbursement of transportation costs. After this period, the branch of the savings bank of the Russian Federation shall be obliged to transfer to the account of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation indisputably according to her written instructions owed her money.
5. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation within three days from the day of official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall notify the registered candidates, not falling under paragraph 2 of this article, the amount of the refunds budget allocated in the manner prescribed by this Federal law for the formation of their election funds and to reimbursement of transportation costs.
6. A registered candidate, not falling within the scope of paragraph 2 of this article, it is prohibited to return to citizens and legal persons, made the donation in his election fund, the unspent funds election fund to refund the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. After the recovery of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation registered candidate, not falling within the scope of paragraph 2 of this article, is obliged to remit the unspent cash election fund proportional to invested funds on the accounts of individuals and legal entities who donate.
7. money remaining in the special election candidates election funds accounts, registered candidates, upon the expiration of 60 days from the date of the vote, the branches of the savings bank of the Russian Federation are required to list on the written instructions of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the federal budget.
8. In the event of the absence or insufficiency of funds in the electoral fund return registered candidate for budget Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be effected at the expense of its own funds.
9. A registered candidate, not falling within the scope of paragraph 2 of this article and fails to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 4 of this article before putting the final financial report, is entitled to a refund of the budgetary funds of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation for a period of 12 months from the date of a vote if they simultaneously with surrendering to this federal law set the dates of the final financial report filed notarized personal statement in which he undertakes to repay arrears on money.
10. In the event of failure to comply with obligations under the application in accordance with paragraph 9 of this article, cash exacted by judicial procedure on the statement after the specified period of the refund. If a registered candidate, not falling within the scope of paragraph 2 of this article and fails to satisfy the requirements of paragraph 4 of this article before putting the final financial report, has not filed a declaration referred to in paragraph 9 of this article, money recovered from him judicially upon expiry of the deposit of the final financial report.
11. If a candidate, a registered candidate lost their status, the obligations under this article in respect of candidates registered candidates, imposed on a citizen, a candidate, a registered candidate.
12. at holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, a citizen of the Russian Federation with arrears of funds allocated from the federal budget, in front of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the day of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) this election may not receive funds from the federal budget.
Article 60. Financial security of electoral commissions 1. The expenditure of funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation and the maintenance of activity of election commissions, the election commissions shall be made independently to the objectives defined by this federal law.
2. Federal budget funds, including fund balances of previous periods are the following expenses: (a) the electoral commissions) to participate in the formation of electoral funds registered candidates in the manner and amount prescribed by this federal law;
b) on compensation and reimbursement of transportation costs, excluding taxi and Charter flights, the registered candidates in the manner and amount prescribed by article 41 of this federal law;
in additional pay) members of election commissions with a casting vote and apparatus, as well as citizens, attracted to work in commissions on civil law contracts;
g) on printing production and publishing activities; for the purchase and installation of equipment;
d) transportation expenses, including voting in remote and inaccessible areas;
(e)) for delivery and storage of electoral documentation;
f) on the development of the electoral system, including the introduction of new voting technologies, automation, legal training voters and election officials, the implementation of targeted programmes;
w) travel and other costs associated with the holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as the powers and activities of election commissions.
3. a citizen of the Russian Federation, exempt upon presentation of a Electoral Commission during the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation from the main work for the fulfilment of public duties as a member of the Election Commission with the power to vote on or remains on average earning a place at the expense of the substantive work of the Organization, regardless of their form of ownership. Members of the Electoral Commission with the right to vote may be more earnings in the manner and amount established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, at the expense of funds allocated for the holding of elections.
4. Remuneration of members of the Election Commission with the power to vote, working on a full-time (regular) basis, is carried out within the Electoral Commission the federal budget in the manner and amount established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.

5. order of opening and maintenance of accounts, accounting, reporting and remittance of funds allocated by the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, other electoral commissions shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation by agreement with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. The bank fee for opening accounts of election commissions and the conduct of operations on accounts not charged; for using money means on accounts, the Bank does not pay interest. Electoral Commission maintain accounting of use of funds allocated from the federal budget.
6. Forms of financial reports electoral commissions on receipt and expenditure of funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, and a form on which shall be submitted to the information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds of candidates registered candidates shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation by agreement with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
7. the local election Commission shall submit to the territorial Election Commission financial statement of receipt and expenditure of federal funds allocated to the local election Commission on preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, not later than 10 days from the date of the vote (voting in the case of the vote). Territorial Election Commission shall submit to the Election Commission of the Russian Federation financial report on receipt and expenditure of federal funds allocated to the territorial Election Commission on the preparation and holding of elections, no later than 25 days from the date of the vote (voting in the case of the vote).
8. the Election Commission of the Russian Federation is the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation financial report on receipt and expenditure of federal funds allocated to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on preparation and holding of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, not later than 60 days from the day of official publication of general election results.
9. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation represents the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and provides media financial report on expenditure of funds from the federal budget, as well as information about receipt and expenditure of funds of the electoral funds of candidates registered candidates shall, not later than three months from the day of official publication of outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation. These financial statements and the information shall be published by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its official Gazette no later than one month from the date of their submission to the Chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
Article 61. Control-revision service when electoral commissions 1. To monitor a target expenditure of funds allocated to electoral commissions, as well as monitoring the correct sources and use of funds for electoral funds created control revision service with the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and the audit service of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation.
2. control and revision service includes head control and revision service, his Deputy (deputies), assigned to the auditing service of the corresponding Election Commission members and experts of the control and revision service from among the employees of the State (law enforcement, financial and others) and other organs, organizations and agencies, including the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the savings bank of the Russian Federation. The bodies, organizations and agencies upon request of the corresponding Election Commission not later than one month from the day of official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation are required to transmit expertise to the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation for a period of not less than six months, and at the disposal of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation for a period of not less than four months.
3. control and revision service for the duration of their duties temporarily exempted from basic work, they remain fixed salary and other payments according to the place of work.
4. control and revision service is approved by the corresponding Election Commission. Institutional, legal and logistic support to the activities of audit services in the electoral commissions is carried out by the corresponding election commissions.
5. Control revision service has the right to monitor the flow of funds in the election funds of candidates, candidates registered, check the correctness of accounting and target expenditure of these funds, as well as to verify the trust expenditures allocated to the lower election commissions, it may be the State automated information system. For these purposes, the control revision service on the instructions of the corresponding Election Commission: a) checks financial reports of candidates, registered candidates, lower electoral commissions;
b) requests and receives from candidates of registered candidates, electoral commissions on all matters within its competence;
in) goes to federal bodies of executive power, other public bodies, organizations of any form of ownership, as well as to citizens on issues within the purview of the control and revision service, requests the necessary information and materials related to the financial support of elections of the President of the Russian Federation. Response control and revision service and requested its materials shall be submitted within a period of ten days, and for 5-1 day before polling day and the day of the vote immediately;
g) is documents on financial irregularities in the financing of elections of the President of the Russian Federation;
d) confronts the corresponding Election Commission questions about applying liability measures to candidates, registered candidates, as well as to the citizens and legal entities for violations in the financing of election campaigns;
e) attracts experts to conduct audits, preparation of opinions and expert estimates.
CHAPTER IX. Voting and DETERMINATION of the RESULTS of the ELECTIONS of the PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, article 62. Premises for voting 1. Premises for voting free of charge available to the local election Commission head of the relevant municipality, if the Charter of municipal formation(education) head of municipal formation is not possible, by a person authorized by the representative body of local self-government.
2. In the premises for voting should be Hall, where ballot boxes, cabins or other specially equipped places for secret voting, or be suitable for secret balloting rooms, equipped with lighting, tables, writing materials (except pencils).
3. In the premises for voting either directly in front of him, the District Election Commission to equip the stand on which the hosts sample completed ballot and information about all registered candidates.
About each registered candidate in information materials surname, name, patronymic name, nickname (if it has been registered in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 39 hereof), year of birth, education, work or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), residence, registered membership to the public association and candidate status in it (if such information were presented to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in accordance with article 33, paragraph 7 or paragraph 11 article 34 hereof), the name of the contest of elective office in public authority or local self-government body elected directly by the citizens of the Russian Federation (if available), who promoted the registered candidate.
In these information materials also include other information identifiers, which are presented to the registered candidates and limits which are determined in accordance with the decisions of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.

In the event that a registered candidate or outstanding conviction appeal for informational materials must also indicate the number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which was convicted registered candidate, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State, if a registered candidate was convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the relevant law. In the event that a registered candidate in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign State that should be reflected in the information materials of the name of the corresponding foreign State. Sample of a completed ballot, placed on the stand, should not contain the names of registered candidates, names of electoral associations and blocs, nominated registered candidates. Information about the registered candidates are given in the information materials in the order specified in the approval form and the text of the ballot. On the stand are also extracted from the criminal and administrative legislation of the Russian Federation establishes responsibility for violation of electoral rights of citizens of the Russian Federation. These materials are placed by the constituency electoral Commission so that voters could freely read them.
4. Since the beginning of the vote in the premises for voting should be increased form the voting results Protocol, designed for recording data on the outcome of the vote as they establish.
5. Premises for voting shall be so equipped that the place where the ballot papers, the cab, the other places for secret ballots and ballot boxes were simultaneously under review of the local election Commission members and observers.
Article 63. Ballot 1. For voting at elections of the President of the Russian Federation made ballots. Ballot papers are documents of strict accountability, degree of protection which is defined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Numbering of ballots is not allowed. Manufacturing order ballots, their number as well as the requirements for the construction of the ballots, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 35 days before polling day.
2. The form and text of ballot on Russian claims to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation no later than 32 days before polling day. The text should be placed on only one side of the ballot.
3. On the ballot are indicated in alphabetical order of surname, name, patronymic name, nickname (if it has been registered in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 39 hereof), year of birth, domicile, principal place of business or service position (if there is no principal place of business or service-occupation), the name of the contest of elective office in public authority or local self-government body elected directly by the citizens of the Russian Federation (if any) of each registered candidate , contains information about who nominated by a registered candidate. The ballot also specifies the short name of the public association, affiliation to which specified the registered candidate in accordance with paragraph 7 of article 33 or article 34, paragraph 11 hereof, and status of the registered candidate in this public association. To the right of information about each registered candidate sits an empty square. List of registered candidates ends with the string "against all candidates" to the right of the empty square.
4. In the event that a registered candidate or appeal outstanding conviction should be indicated on the ballot paper number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which was convicted registered candidate, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State, if a registered candidate was convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the relevant law. In the event that a registered candidate in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign State that should be reflected in the ballot with the name of the corresponding foreign State. Information about criminal convictions and citizenship of a foreign State shall be indicated on the ballot paper in accordance with the relevant documents submitted to the Electoral Commission prior to the adoption of the text of the ballot.
5. Each ballot shall contain an explanation of the procedure for filling it in.
6. the ballots are printed in Russian. By the decision of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation the ballots are printed in Russian and in the official language of the relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation and, if necessary, and 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 Russian text shall be placed in each ballot. The text of such ballot in the State language of the Russian Federation and in the languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation shall be approved by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 27 days before polling day.
7. the ballots are made exclusively by the decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation under the supervision of its representatives in the printing organizations, technically equipped for making the electoral documentation, no later than 22 days before polling day. The number of ballots manufactured for the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, must not be more than 3 percent to exceed the number of registered voters.
8. Printing organization carries out screening and transfer ballots authorized members of the Electoral Commission, has placed an order for their manufacture, on the Act, indicating the date and the time of its compilation, as well as the number of ballots. Immediately after the transfer of the ballots in numbers corresponding to the order, employees of the printing organizations destroy waste and excess ballot papers, what is an act which is signed by all present. In carrying out these actions expressing the right to be present at the desire of the other members of the Electoral Commission, registered candidates, their proxies. The corresponding Election Commission must notify all of its members, registered candidates, their proxies of the time and place of transmission of ballots and printing organization is to allow the presence of the persons concerned.

9. upon receipt of the Organization in the printing of ballots, the Election Commission placed an order for their manufacture, no later than 20 days before polling day passes their territorial electoral commissions on the Act, indicating the date and the time of its compilation, as well as the number of ballots. Number of each of the territorial Election Commission of ballot papers shall be determined by decision of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, however, this number may not be more than 2.5 per cent than the number of voters registered in the territory concerned. Remaining after the transfer of the territorial electoral commissions the ballots are stored in the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. Territorial Election Commission in the same order passes ballot precinct election commissions not later than four days before polling day. For each polling station number of ballots passed to the local election Commission, may not be less than 90 per cent of the number of voters on the list of electors for polling station on the day of transfer of the ballots, and more than the specified number of more than 0.5 per cent. District election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation, ballots can be passed directly to the Electoral Commission, has placed an order for production of the ballots in the manner prescribed by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. On the front side of the ballot in the upper right corner of the signatures of two members of the local election Commission with the power to vote, which shall be certified by the seal of the local election Commission. When the transfer of the ballots of the higher Election Commission inferior Election Commission expressing the right to be present at the desire of the members of the relevant and superior election commissions, registered candidates, their proxies. The corresponding Election Commission is obliged to inform all its members about the time and place of transfer of the ballots.
10. The responsibility for the transmission and preservation of the ballots bear the Chairmen of election commissions engaged in the transmission, receipt and storage of ballots.
11. In the case of disposals of some registered candidates or cancellation of registration after the manufacture of the ballots the territorial and precinct electoral commissions on the orders of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation to strike from the ballot papers of registered candidates. In case of need for changes and additions to the information about the registered candidate, placed in paper ballot, these changes and additions on the decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation may be placed on the ballot by the members of the territorial Election Commission, local election Commission by hand or by using the stamp.
12. In exceptional cases, formed at polling stations in remote and inaccessible areas, vessels on polling day during the voyage and at polar stations at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation, subject to the availability of technical means is allowed to produce the electoral documentation, including ballot papers, election precinct Commission directly. The decision to manufacture the electoral documentation indicating the necessary circulation of the ballots is accepted by the local election Commission in consultation with the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
13. on the ballot day after the end of voting time unused ballot papers are in the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the territorial Election Commission shall be extinguished, as the statement is drawn up. At maturity the ballots shall have the right to attend the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof. These bulletins are kept Secretary of Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the territorial Election Commission together with other documents of the Commission.
14. In the case of a repeated voting deadlines referred to in this article may be reduced by decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, but not more than three times.
Article 64. Absentee ballot 1. Absentee ballot to vote in the election of the President of the Russian Federation is a document of accountability, protection of which shall be determined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Absentee ballot must have a tear-off coupon. Form of absentee voting certificates, order the manufacture of absentee ballots, their number, form the registry issuing absentee ballots, as well as requirements for the construction of absentee ballots, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than 60 days before polling day. Otkrepitel′nye identity passed the higher Election Commission inferior Election Commission in the same order that the ballot papers. The responsibility for the transmission and preservation of absentee ballots bear the Chairmen of election commissions engaged in the transmission, receipt and storage of absentee ballots.
2. the voter who will not be able to arrive on the day of voting in the premises for voting what polling station, where it is included in the voters list shall be entitled to obtain the corresponding territorial Election Commission (for a 45-25 days before the voting day), either in the local election Commission (per 24-1 day before polling day, and in the period from the date of appointment of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation prior to the voting day prior to the voting day) absentee ballot (in the case of a repeated voting-absentee ballot without the detachable coupon) and take part in voting at the polling station in which it will be placed on the voting day.
3. The corresponding Election Commission on the basis of a written application of the voter with an indication of the reasons for which it requests to extradite him, absentee ballot issues absentee ballot voter personally or by his representative on the basis of a notarized power of attorney. The power of attorney may also be certified by the administration of in-patient medical facility in which the voter is treated, the administration of the institution where the detained suspects or accused.
4. The territorial Election Commission shall issue the voter or representative of absentee ballot on the basis of the information about voters, submitted to the Commission by the head of the municipality (if the Charter of municipal formation(education) head of municipal formation is not possible, by a person authorized by the representative body of local self-government) in accordance with the regulation on the State system of registration of voters for the referendum. Territorial Election Commission is issuing register absentee ballots, indicating family name, first name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18 years, an additional day and month of birth), residential address of the voter. For 25 days before polling day, the territorial Election Commission directs the precinct Election Commission together with the first copy of the voters list certified extracts from registry, issuance of absentee ballots, which specify details about obtaining the identity of otkrepitel′nye voters registered in the territories of the respective polling stations. On the basis of such statements of precinct election commissions are doing the appropriate mark in the polls.
5. upon receipt of absentee voting, the voter's identity or his representative to sign the registry issuing absentee ballots (territorial Election Commission) or in the list of electors (local election commissions), indicating the series and number of passport or alternate document. When the voter is excluded from the list of voters of the corresponding plot on election of the President of the Russian Federation and is not counted in calculating the number of registered voters in drawing up a protocol of the local election Commission.

6. Absentee ballot shall be considered valid if it has two printing territorial or local election Commission and two of the signature of a member of the territorial or local election Commission issuing absentee ballot, with one stamp and one signature should stand off coupon. In the case of a repeated voting absentee ballot shall be considered valid if it has printing territorial or local election Commission and signed by the Member of the territorial or local election Commission issuing absentee ballot.
7. Upon presentation of the identity of the voter register should be included in the list of electors for any polling station. When voting in the general elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the voter, absentee ballot, are being conducted with the detachable card and in case of repeated voting-absentee ballot. Voter receiving based on the identity of absentee voting ballot, voter lists the address of his place of residence.
8. In the event of a repeated voting the unused detachable coupons issued absentee ballots to voters in the period from the date of appointment of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, another vote until the day preceding the day of voting, are repaid. On the day of voting before the voting time unused otkrepitel′nye identity together with loose-leaf coupons are redeemed. The corresponding territorial or local election Commission is acts on repayment of unused vouchers coupons and absentee ballots. If the President of the Russian Federation, was elected in the general elections or general elections of the President of the Russian Federation were annulled or invalidated, unused otkrepitel′nye identity together with loose-leaf coupons are redeemed by the Election Commission on the third day after the official publication of the results of the general elections.
Article 65. Order of voting 1. Voting is conducted with up to 8 8:00 pm local time.
2. 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, and in conducting early voting in accordance with article 66 hereof-not later than five days prior to the day of early voting.
3. At the polling station set up on vessels during the voyage, in military units, on polar stations in inaccessible and remote locations, the local election Commission can announce voting completed before the period specified in paragraph 1 of this article, if voted all voters included in voters ' list.
4.8:00 on election day, the Chairman of the local election Commission declares the premises for voting open and to inspect local election Commission members present to voters, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, empty portable and stationary boxes for the vote, which followed sealed precinct Election Commission (sealed). The Chairman of the local Electoral Commission imposes these persons also sealed transportable ballot boxes with ballots filled in accordance with paragraphs 2-9 of article 66 of this federal law, the electors voted ahead of time, if any. The Chairman of the local election Commission invites voters to begin voting.
5. the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote received from the Chairman of the local election Commission to issue ballots to voters and signs the receipt.
6. ballots issued to voters included in voters ' list upon presentation of a passport or a document replacing it (military ticket or identity card for persons who undergo military service, help, another document in the prescribed form issued by the internal affairs agencies of the Russian Federation, passport of citizen of the Russian Federation for persons permanently residing or located outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the seaman's passport). Each voter has the right to receive one ballot. Except in cases referred to in paragraph 12 of this article. Before issuing the ballot of the local election Commission member is obliged to ensure that the voter was not issued absentee ballot, the voter has not voted, ahead of statement (circulation) of the voter to be allowed to vote outside the premises for voting is not registered in the register referred to in paragraph 2 of article 67 hereof, and is not sent to the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote for voting outside the premises for voting. If it is determined that the voter was issued by absentee ballot, such voter is additionally included in the poll, he had withdrawn the detachable card and register at conducting of a repeated voting-absentee ballot. Seized from the voter card and tear-off absentee ballot shall be extinguished.
7. upon receipt of the ballot paper, a voter shall in the poll series and number of your passport or a document replacing it and signs. With the consent of the elector or, at his request, series and number of the charge against them passports or alternate document may be indicated in 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 the receipt of a ballot paper.
8. 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 members of the Election Commission, candidates registered, their authorized representatives on financial issues and Trustees, authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group registered candidate nominated observers, foreign (International) observers. The person having the voter assistance, sign in under "voter Signature on receipt of ballot" voter list by specifying their full name, passport series and number or alternate document.
9. Each voter shall vote in person. Voting for the other voters are not allowed. A ballot paper filled in specially equipped cabin, other specially equipped place or room for secret voting, where the presence of other persons is not allowed.
10. A voter does not have the opportunity to fill out a ballot, may use another voter who is not a member of the Electoral Commission, registered as a candidate, his authorized representative for financial matters or fiduciary, by an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters Initiative Group nominated registered candidates, observer, foreign (International) observer. In such a case the voter shall inform verbally the Election Commission of his intention to take the help of another person to fill out the ballot. Meanwhile, in the appropriate (relevant) box(es) poll surname, name, patronymic, passport number or alternate document of the person assisting a voter.
11. The ballot paper, the voter puts any mark in an empty box to the right of the name of the registered candidate for whom he/she votes, or squared, located to the right of the line "against all candidates".
12. 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 Election Commission issues a new ballot paper to the voter makes a corresponding mark in the list of voters against the surname of the voter and signs. Spoiled ballot immediately paid off, as the statement is drawn up.
13. The completed ballot the voter puts in a sealed (sealable) stationary ballot box.

14. the Chairman of the local election Commission supervises in the premises for voting. Orders of the President of the local election Commission, within its competence, are obligatory for all those present in the premises for voting. In the absence of the Chairman of the local election Commission's powers shall devolve to the Deputy Chairman of the local election Commission or, in his absence, the Secretary-General of the local election Commission or any other Member of the Commission with the right to vote, authorized it.
15. When voting, counting of votes of voters and drawing up protocols on the outcome of the voting precinct election commissions at polling stations may be the person referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof. List of persons carrying out monitoring of voting and counting of votes, local election Commission shall be drawn up on the basis of those individuals of the documents.
16. a member of the local election Commission immediately suspended from participating in its work as an observer and other persons are removed from the premises for voting if they are trying to obstruct the work of the Electoral Commission or the implementation of a citizen of the Russian Federation of their electoral rights, as well as to violate the secrecy of the ballot. This decision was adopted by the higher Election Commission or polling station. In doing so, the Commission may apply to the appropriate authorities with the view of bringing suspended a member of the local election Commission, a remote observer and other persons liable under federal laws.
17. The registered candidates, their authorized representatives for financial affairs and trusted persons, electoral associations, electoral blocs, raising registered candidates, as well as organizations, the founders, owners, holders, and (or) members of the management bodies or agencies which are monitoring these individuals and organizations, other entities and individuals acting at the request of or on behalf of those persons and entities are prohibited from doing any action aimed at ensuring the delivery of voters to participate in the vote.
Article 66. Early voting 1. The Electoral Commission of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall have the right to hold early, but not earlier than 15 days before polling day ballot of all voters in one or more polling stations established on vessels which, on the day of voting will sail as well as on polar stations in remote and inaccessible areas. In this case, early voting is held according to the rules established by article 65 of this federal law, shall be carried out at the end of counting of votes and the voting results shall be established in accordance with the requirements of articles 68 and 69 of the present Federal law.
2. If certain groups of voters on the electoral register of the corresponding polling station are considerably distant from the premises for voting places, connected with that missing or difficult (on polar stations, individual or hard-to-reach areas, etc.), and therefore it is not possible to vote early in the precinct as a whole, in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to vote, to hold these groups of voters ahead of time, but not earlier than 15 days before polling day, within a few days, in the manner prescribed by paragraphs 3-9 of this article.
3. To conduct early voting in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article uses the transportable ballot boxes, the number of which is determined by the corresponding Election Commission of the Russian Federation. To conduct early voting empty transportable ballot boxes are raised indoors, the local election Commission most of its members, as well as the present persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, as the statement is drawn up. Then empty transportable ballot boxes sealed (sealed).
4. On the face of the ballot paper issued to the voter, the voter ahead in the upper right corner of the signatures of two members of the local election Commission with the power to vote, which shall be certified by the seal of the local election Commission.
5. Early voting outside the premise for voting are not less than two members of the local election Commission with the power to vote on who should be in possession of a previously sealed (sealed) of the local election Commission in a portable ballot box, the number of ballot papers in the prescribed form, an extract from the voter register, which contains information about voters, to whom they go for conducting early voting or poll, as well as the necessary writing materials (except for pencil) to fill the voter ballot.
6. A voter voting early signs the receipt issued to him by the ballot statement of the poll or in the list of voters. The specified statement or list of members of the local election Commission, conducting early voting, make a mark that the voter voted early, record the date and time of the vote. If a voter signed with in the extract from the voters list, the mark, as well as passport number or alternate document after graduating conducting early voting shall be entered in the list of voters. The specified statement of the poll is stored along with the list of voters.
7. the voter fills out a ballot and puts it in a portable ballot box in the manner provided for in article 65 of this federal law.
8. On conducting early voting shall be drawn indicating the date and time of the voting, the number of voters who received ballots to participate in early voting, the names of the members of the Electoral Commission, and others who were present during the vote. The Act is stored together with a portable box for a vote.
9. Since the end of the early voting ballot slots in portable ballot boxes sealed by the Chairman of the local election Commission. Portable storage boxes is provided by the Secretary of the local election Commission. Transportable ballot boxes were not opened until the start of the counting of votes at the polling station. Transportable ballot boxes with ballots, early voters voted down, it is forbidden to use for voting on polling day.
10. in conducting early voting may attend the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof. When conducting early voting using the portable ballot boxes, the District Election Commission shall provide not less than two persons from among the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers designated by different registered candidates, equal with travelling to conduct early voting members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote on possible arrival to the venue early voting.
11. Early voting takes place only at designated polling station Election Commission decision of the relevant time, that should be brought to the attention of voters and the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, through the media and (or) otherwise.
12. in conducting early voting precinct Election Commission must ensure the secrecy of the ballot, preclude distortion of the will of voters, to ensure the safety of the ballots and posting of votes when determining the outcome of the vote.
Article 67. Order of voting on the day of voting outside the premise for voting 1. The local election Commission must ensure the possibility of participating in the vote, voters who have the right to be amended or added to the list of electors for this polling station and may not for legitimate reasons (for reasons of health, disability or other reasons) independently arrive at the premises for voting. Precinct Election Commission has the right to recognize the reason for calling the distortion and refuse voting outside the premises for voting.

2. voting outside the premise for voting, except as provided in article 66 of this federal law, shall be carried out only on the day of voting on the basis of a written or oral statement (including passed with the help of other persons) for the possibility of a voter to vote outside the premises for voting. The application (appeal) may be filed (done) a voter at any time after the formation of the local election Commission, but no later than four hours before the time of the vote on election day. The local election Commission registers all such statements (circulation) in the specialized registry.
3. when registering a voter's registry's oral treatment in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article shall indicate the time of his admission, surname, name, patronymic, a member of the local election Commission, who accepted treatment (experiencing post etc) and assured that information with his signature, as well as the surname, name and patronymic of the person making the appeal. Upon arrival, members of the local election Commission to voter voter appeal is confirmed by a written declaration, which shall be recorded, together with an indication of the time of its delivery.
4. In a written statement of the voter on the granting of an opportunity to vote outside the premises for voting shall be indicated the reason for which the voter may not arrive in the premises for voting, and must contain the same information about a voter that the voter list.
5. The Chairman of the local Electoral Commission obliged to announce that members of the local election Commission will conduct the voting outside the premise for voting, not later than 30 minutes before the upcoming exit (exit) for such a vote.
6. the local election Commission must have the necessary amount of (but not more than three) portable ballot boxes intended for the vote provided for in this article, which shall be determined by decision of the corresponding territorial Election Commission.
7. the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote on conducting voting outside the premise for voting, getting ballots, signs the receipt statement on issuing ballots for voting outside the premises for voting. Voting outside the premise for voting are not less than two members of the local election Commission with the power to vote on who should be in possession of a previously sealed (sealed) of the local election Commission in a portable ballot box, the number of ballot papers in the prescribed form, a certified extract from the register referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, containing information about voters, in accordance with paragraph 9 of article 25 hereof , on whose statements (Appeals) will be voting outside the premise for voting (in the manufacture of discharge shall be entered in the register) received written statements from voters for an opportunity to vote outside the premises for voting, as well as the necessary writing materials (except for pencil) to fill the voter ballot.
8. voting outside the premise for voting is carried out in compliance with the requirements of article 65 of this federal law.
9. The written statement to be allowed to vote outside the premises for voting the voter indicates his passport series and number or alternate document, address of place of residence and shall certify receipt of the ballot by his signature. Members of the local election Commission with the power to vote their signatures to the written statement of the voter shall certify the fact of issuing the ballot. The statement also made a mark on a new ballot to replace corrupted.
10. the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote on conducting voting outside the premise for voting, is entitled to issue ballots to voters only statement (circulation) are registered in the registry in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article.
11. Passport number or alternate document voter voted outside the premises for voting, shall appear in the list of electors of the polling station Election Commission members with the right to vote, who conducted voting outside the premises for voting. At the same time in the appropriate box(es) of the voters list is marked: "Voting outside the premise for voting".
12. When voting outside the premise for voting members of the Election Commission have the right to be present with the right of deliberative vote observers. In doing so, the District Election Commission shall provide not less than two persons from among the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers designated by different registered candidates, equal with conducting voting outside the premise for voting members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote the opportunity to place a vote. Voting outside the premise for voting shall be a violation of the voting rights of a citizen of the Russian Federation, as well as distorting its expression.
13. If the voter, from which received the (appeal) to be allowed to vote outside the premises for voting arrived at the premises of the polling station Election Commission for vote after it had been sent to the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote for voting outside the premise for voting, none of the members of the polling station Election Commission may not issue him indoors Commission ballot until the return of the local election Commission members, organize voting outside the premise for voting according (treatment) of this voter, and will not be installed, that the voter has not voted outside the premises for voting.
14. at the end of voting outside the premises for voting with the use of a portable box for voting precinct Electoral Commission report indicating the number of ballots issued to members of the local election Commission, who conducted voting outside the premise for voting using the portable ballot box the number of written statements to enable voters to vote outside the premises for voting, the number of voters and returned (unused spoiled voters) ballot papers, as well as information about members of the local election Commission with the power to vote, carrying voting outside the premise for voting, members of the local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote and of observers who were present when voting outside the premises for voting.
15. conduct during voting outside the premise for voting one member of the local election Commission with the power to vote, violation of the provisions of paragraph 12 of this article, provide opportunities for voters, not included in the register referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall entail the acceptance of ballots in the appropriate ballot box portable invalid.
Article 68. Protocol of the local election Commission on the results of voting 1. The local election Commission is the voting results Protocol.
2. Protocol of the local election Commission on the outcome of the vote, as a rule, shall be drawn up on a single sheet. If the Protocol compiled on more than one sheet, each sheet must be numbered, signed by all present members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote and certified with the seal of the local election Commission. Protocol of the local election Commission must contain: a) the instance number;
b) title, date, election ballot;
in) the word "Protocol";
g) the name of the Electoral Commission with indication of the number of the polling station;
d) string Protocol: line 1. Number of voters included in voters ' list at the end of the vote;
line 2. The number of ballots received the precinct Election Commission;
line 3. The number of ballots issued to voters voted early;
line 4. The number of cancelled ballots;
line 5. The number of ballots issued to voters at a polling station on polling day;
line 6. The number of ballots issued to voters voting outside the premise for voting;
line 7. The number of ballots contained in portable boxes;
line 8. The number of ballots contained in stationary boxes;
line 9. Number of valid ballots;
line 10. The total number of invalid ballots;

line 11. Number of invalid ballot papers, in accordance with paragraph 14 of article 69 of this federal law (if the number of ballots found in a portable ballot box exceeds the number of voters containing the receipt of the ballot, or the number of their respective marks in the list of electors that the elector voted ahead of time);
line 12. Number of invalid ballot papers, containing no marks on any of the positions;
line 13. The number of absentee ballots received by the local election Commission;
line 14. The number of absentee ballots issued by the local election Commission to voters at the polling station before polling day;
line 15. The number of voters who voted in absentia certificates at the polling station;
line 16. Number of unused absentee ballots (in the case of a repeated voting-the number of remaining unused absentee ballots);
line 17. The number of cancelled in accordance with paragraph 6 of article 65 of this federal law, vouchers coupons absentee ballots (in the case of a repeated voting-the number of absentee ballots, cancelled in accordance with paragraph 6 of article 65 of the present Federal Act);
e) list of complaints (applications), acts and other documents annexed to the Protocol;
f) surnames and initials of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and other members of the electoral commissions and their signature;
w) date and time (hours and minutes) the signing of the Protocol (if the Protocol compiled on more than one sheet, on each sheet of the Protocol);
and) printing Electoral Commission (if the Protocol compiled on more than one worksheet, Protocol on each sheet).
3. In line 18 and subsequent lines of the Protocol on the results of the vote are made: surnames, names, patronymics made the ballot registered candidates in alphabetical order, but when these information-other information about registered candidates;
the number of votes cast for each registered candidate;
the number of votes cast against all candidates.
4. The number of referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 of this article shall be entered in the minutes of the voting results in figures and words.
Article 69. The procedure of counting the votes and protocols on the outcome of the voting precinct election commissions 1. Counting of the votes shall be carried out in an open and transparent manner directly to members of the local election Commission with the power to vote. Persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law, shall be given an opportunity to be present during the counting of the votes and to observe the counting.
2. 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. Counting of votes will begin immediately after the end of the vote and carried out without interruption until establishment of the results of a vote that should be brought to the attention of all members of the local election Commission and those present in accordance with this federal law during the counting of votes.
3. after the vote, members of the local election Commission with the power to vote in the presence of the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, count and pay, cutting off the bottom left corner, unused ballot papers (with the exception of damaged squares placed on the ballot to the right of the registered candidates and from the line "against all candidates"), and then provide and enter in row 4 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form the number of cancelled ballots , which is defined as the sum of the number of unused ballot papers and the number of ballots spoiled voters when voting. Afterwards, members of the local election Commission announced the number of unused absentee ballots and introducing it in line 16 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form. Tear-off coupons absentee ballots, and in the case of a repeated voting-identity otkrepitel′nye repaid in accordance with paragraph 6 of article 65 of this federal law, are counted, the number has been announced and is entered in line 17 of the Protocol concerning the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form. With its ballots, loose-leaf coupons and certificates may familiarize visually absentee balloters have arrived, the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers, foreign (International) observers, under the supervision of the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote.
4. Before the counting of the votes of the electors of the local election Commission members with the right to vote are making on each page of the poll the following summary data on this page: a) the number of voters on the list (excluding voters who issued otkrepitel′nye certificates in territorial and precinct electoral commissions);
b) the number of ballots issued to voters at a polling station on polling day (set by the number of signatures in the electoral register);
in) the number of ballots issued to voters voting outside the premise for voting (installed on the relevant markers in the list of electors);
g) the number of voters who voted ahead of time (set by the number of relevant records in the register of electors);
d) number of absentee ballots issued to voters at the polling station Election Commission polling station;
(e) the number of voters who voted) to cast their certificates at the polling station.
5. After making the set forth in paragraph 4 of this article, every page of the voters list shall be signed by a member of the local election Commission with the power to vote, which shall affix these credentials, and then summarizes them, announce and notify the President, Vice-President or Secretary of the local election Commission and persons present at the counting of votes. The last sheet of the poll the President, Vice-President or Secretary of the local election Commission makes the final data, defined as the sum of the data established in accordance with paragraph 4 of this article, assured them, signed and stamped by the local election Commission. Then with the voter list have the right to examine the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof.
6. the Chairman, Vice-Chairman or the Secretary of the local election Commission said, read and populates the rows 1 and 2 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form: a) the number of voters included in voters list-the end of the vote;
b) the number of ballots received by the local election Commission.
7. Shall be announced and recorded in lines 13, 14 and 15 of Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form, the following information: a) the number of absentee ballots received by the local election Commission;
b) number of absentee ballots issued to voters at the polling station Election Commission polling station;
the number of voters who voted) to cast their certificates at the polling station.
8. Then shall be announced and recorded in lines 3, 5 and 6 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form, the following information: a) the number of ballots issued to voters at a polling station on polling day;
b) the number of ballots issued to voters voting outside the premise for voting;
in) the number of ballots issued to voters, voted ahead of time in accordance with paragraphs 2-9 of article 66 of this federal law.
9. after the Chairman or the Secretary of the local election Commission poll provides storage, precluding access to persons involved in the counting of the votes. Further work with the voters ' list may not be up to the Verifier the data correlations made to the protocols on the outcome of the vote, in accordance with paragraph 22 of the present article.
10. Direct counting of the votes is held on voting in the electoral ballots by members of the local election Commission with the power to vote.
11. By direct counting of the votes shall be entitled to attend the polling station Commission members with the right of deliberative vote, as well as persons mentioned in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof.

12. Direct counting of the votes shall be carried out in the premises for voting on places, equipped in such a way as to permit access by members of the local election Commission as with casting and with the right of deliberative vote. Members of the local election Commission, with the exception of the Chairman (Deputy Chairman) and the Secretary of the local election Commission prohibits counting voters enjoy writing materials. In doing so, everyone should be able to observe the actions of the members of the local election Commission.
13. By direct counting of votes precinct Election Commission separates ballots unidentified forms, i.e. not made formally or not certified by the Election Commission. These ballots by direct counting of the votes shall not be taken into account.
14. first conducted the counting of ballots held in portable boxes for a vote, first with the ballots left voters ahead of the voters, then ballots left voters voters outside the premises for voting on polling day. Open each ballot box preceded by laptop ad the number of voters who voted using the portable ballot box check the intactness of the seals (seals) on it, what is the Chairman of the local election Commission offers sure Commission members and other people present when counting of votes parties. Counting is conducted in a manner that is not compromised the secrecy of the ballot, with separate ballots unknown forms. The number of lessons of ballot papers in the prescribed form shall be delivered and is entered in line 7 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form. If the number in the corresponding portable box for voting the ballot papers in the prescribed form exceeds the number of markers in the list of electors that the elector voted ahead of time or number of voters containing the receipt of the ballot, all ballot papers in this metaphorical box vote, local election Commission decision void, what is a private act that is attached to the Protocol on the outcome of the vote, and indicating the names and initials of members of precinct election commissions conducting early voting or voting outside the premise for voting using the portable ballot box. The number of recognized in this case, the invalid ballots entered in row 11 Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form and does not take into account the direct counting of the votes. These ballots are packaged separately and sealed. In case of irregularities in the voting outside the premise for voting article 67, paragraph 15 of the present Federal Act on this report, and the ballots recognized invalid, are packed and sealed separately.
15. Fixed ballot boxes opened after checking intact seals (seals) on them.
16. the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote sort, laying out in individual packs, ballot papers, extracted from portable and stationary ballot boxes, the voices made for each of the registered candidates, and voices, filed against all candidates, while at the same time separating ballots unidentified forms and invalid ballot papers. When you sort the ballots by members of the local election Commission with the power to vote at ballot contained in voter and mark are ballots for Visual control of all present. Simultaneous reading of the contents of two or more ballots are not allowed.
17. After sorting the ballots counting votes on electoral ballots in the prescribed form. Not less than two members of the local election Commission with the power to vote count ballots separately for the voices of voters filed for each of the registered candidates, and the voices of voters filed against all candidates. The data obtained after the pronouncement of populate a row 18 and subsequent lines of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote, as well as to his enlarged form.
18. Invalid ballots are counted and summed up separately. The total number of invalid ballots, including ballots recognized invalid under paragraph 14 of this article, shall be announced and recorded in line 10 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form, with a string of 12 of this Protocol and its enlarged form entered number of invalid ballots that do not contain markings on any of the positions. Void ballot papers on which you cannot install the manifestation of the will of the voter, in particular those in which character (s) bearing (marked) in more than one box or not placed in any of them. In case of doubt, when recognition of the ballot invalid, the District Election Commission shall decide the vote, while on the reverse side of the ballot paper shall state the reasons for invalidation. This entry is confirmed by the signatures of at least three members of the Commission with the right to vote and shall be certified by the seal of the Commission.
19. After counting the invalid ballots, the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote on summarize data rows 18 and subsequent lines of a Protocol on the outcome of the vote, disclose the number of valid ballots and introducing it in line 9 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form.
20. the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote determine the number of ballot papers in the prescribed form, present in the stationary boxes for a vote, disclose it and enter in row 8 of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and his enlarged form.
21. With the sorted ballots may visually to familiarize members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers, foreign (International) observers, under the supervision of the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote.
22. After counting the ballots are checked in the control ratio data in the voting results Protocol (Appendix 4). If supervisory ratios do not coincide, the District Election Commission shall decide on the further counting on all or on a separate protocol on the outcome of the vote, including the additional counting of ballots. If as a result of additional changes must be made to count in the voting results Protocol, a new form of the Protocol, and in its larger form are made accordingly. Previously completed form the voting results Protocol is attached to the first instance of a protocol of the local election Commission on the outcome of the vote.
23. After completion of the counting of the ballots shall be packed in individual packs of registered candidates for whom affirmative vote in the relevant ballot paper. In separate bundles packed ballot papers on which the affirmative vote against all candidates, as well as invalid and canceled the ballots. On each bundle specifies number of ballots contained in it, the name of a registered candidate, noted in the relevant ballot papers or shall: "Invalid ballots" or "against all candidates". Folded ballot papers thus packaged in bags or boxes, which specifies the number of the polling station, the number of ballots. Bags or boxes shall be sealed and can be opened only by decision of the higher Election Commission or the Court. On the bags or boxes shall have the right to sign the members of the local election Commission as with casting and with the right of deliberative vote.
24. Protocol on the results of the voting shall be drawn up in triplicate and signed by all present members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote.
25. If in the course of completing the Protocol about the outcome of the vote, some members of the local election Commission with the power to vote no, the Protocol is done about this record along with the reason for their absence. The Protocol is valid if it is signed by the majority of the membership of the local election Commission with the power to vote.

26. Not permitted filling the voting results Protocol pencil and amendment of any changes. When signing the Protocol, the members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote, dissenting with the contents of the Protocol shall have the right to attach a dissenting opinion to the Protocol, as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol.
27. At the request of a member of the local election Commission, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law, the local election Commission immediately after the signing of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote (including compiled again) is obliged to extradite or provide the capability to manufacture these persons a copy of the report on the outcome of the vote, as well as assure them.
28. the first instance after the voting results Protocol signed by all present members of the polling station Election Commission with the power to vote and after the issuance of either the assurances of the voting results Protocol copies all present at the counting of the votes and demanding surrender or assure these copies to individuals from among those referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law shall be immediately sent to the corresponding territorial Election Commission and return to the precinct Election Commission. 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. To the first instance of a Protocol on the results of the vote are attached dissenting opinions of members of the local election Commission with the power to vote, the Electoral Commission received complaints (applications) for violation of this federal law, as well as taken on these complaints (statements) of the local election Commission and compiled by the Commission of the acts and registers. Certified copies of these documents and the decisions of the local election Commission shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
29. the second instance of the Protocol on the results of voting together with the present Federal law the electoral documentation, including sealed ballots and lists of members of the local election Commission with the right of deliberative vote, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law, when determining the outcome of the present vote and the drafting of the Protocol, as well as the seal of the local election Commission are kept by the Secretary of the local election Commission under seal in the protected premises before the end of the work of the Commission. Election documents, including ballot papers are passed to the corresponding territorial election commissions not later than five days after the official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
30. the third instance of the voting results Protocol (a copy of) and to familiarize persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, and then hung out for public inspection at the place prescribed by the local election Commission. Five days after polling day, the third protocol instance is passed to the territorial Election Commission.
31. subject to the availability of the necessary equipment in accordance with the decision of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and in agreement with the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the question of the use of technical means of counting (including scanner ballots) territorial election commissions determine the polling stations where these technical means will be applied. The voting results, obtained using the specified technical means are provisional, and void of information.
32. When using technical means of counting of votes is prohibited disclosure of the counting of votes before the end of voting at a polling station, except for the information on the total number of electors who voted.
33. If the hardware protocol data on the outcome of the vote immediately after the signing of the Protocol by members of the local election Commission formed at a polling station, formed on the ship in the voyage to the polar station, in remote or difficult terrain or outside the territory of the Russian Federation shall be transferred for technical communication channels to a higher Election Commission with binding and the first instance of a Protocol on the outcome of the vote and all election documentation , including ballot papers, to a higher Election Commission at the earliest opportunity directly or through diplomatic representatives and consular institutions of the Russian Federation, or otherwise providing the safety of electoral documentation and its delivery to the destination.
34. How to use technical information transmission system of elections, procedure and deadlines for the transfer, handling and use of this information, including transferred via technical channels of data communications protocols on the outcome of the vote, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
35. If, after the signing of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote and sending it to the first instance to the territorial Election Commission, the District Election Commission, comprised the Protocol identified it inaccurate (clerical, typographical error or an error in adding data), it owes on its meeting to consider making refinements in the Protocol. The local election Commission, reporting on the conduct of the meeting in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, must specify that the matter will be examined. Of the decision, the District Election Commission compulsorily informs its members with the right of deliberative vote, observers and others who were present when composing a previously approved Protocol on the outcome of the vote, as well as the media. In this case, the local election Commission is the voting results Protocol, which is marked: "Repeated". This Protocol shall be immediately sent to the territorial Election Commission. Previously submitted by the local election Commission in the territorial Election Commission on the results of voting protocol is attached to this Protocol.
Article 70. The establishment of the outcome of the vote of the territorial Election Commission 1. Based on these protocols of precinct election commissions on the results of the vote, including allocated for technical communication channels from the precinct election commissions formed at polling stations set up on vessels during the voyage on polar stations in remote or inaccessible areas or outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the territorial Election Commission after preliminary checking of protocols not later than two days from the day of the vote by summing up all the data contained in them sets the results of the voting on the corresponding territory. The summation of the data contained in the records of the district electoral commissions on the results of the vote, exercised directly members of territorial Election Commission with the power to vote. In doing so, may attend the persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof.
2. the territorial Election Commission voting record on the outcome of the vote in their respective territories, in which shall be recorded: (a)) data on the number of precinct election commissions in the relevant territory;
b) data on the number of received protocols of precinct election commissions on the results of voting on the basis of which shall be drawn up of the territorial Election Commission on the outcome of the vote;
in) on all rows by summary protocols of precinct election commissions on the results of voting, set points 2 and 3 of article 68 of this federal law.
3. the minutes of the territorial Election Commission on the results of voting shall be drawn up in triplicate and signed by all present members of territorial Election Commission with the power to vote. To each instance of the Protocol are attached: a) summary table on the outcome of the vote in the territory, which includes full details of all protocols received the precinct election commissions on the results of the vote;
b) acts on the receipt of the territorial Election Commission of ballot papers, about the transfer of their precinct electoral commissions, as well as the repayment of unused ballots held in the territorial Election Commission, showing the number of such ballot papers;

the extradition acts) territorial Election Commission absentee ballots to voters, their precinct electoral commissions, and in the case of a repeated voting also on repayment of unused absentee ballots with the number of these permits.
4. Summary table and acts signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the territorial Election Commission. A member of the territorial Election Commission with the power to vote, discordant with the Protocol as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach a dissenting opinion to the Protocol, as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol.
5. Protocol to the first instance of the territorial Election Commission on the results of the vote are attached dissenting opinions of members of the territorial Election Commission with the power to vote, as well as complaints (applications) for violation of this federal law, which entered into the territorial Election Commission, and accepted by the territorial Election Commission. Certified copies of the dissenting opinions, complaints (applications) and the decisions of the territorial Election Commission shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
6. the first copy of the territorial Election Commission on the outcome of the vote after it is signed by all present members of territorial Election Commission with the power to vote, together with the protocols of precinct election commissions, the first instances of the PivotTable and the acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article shall be immediately sent to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and a return to the territorial Election Commission.
7. the second copy of the territorial Election Commission on the results of voting together with the second PivotTable instances and acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, as well as with lists of members of the Election Commission with the right of deliberative vote and persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law, when determining the outcome of the present vote and the drafting of the Protocol, shall be kept by the Secretary of the territorial Election Commission in the protected premises before the end of the work of the Commission and, in the case of the territorial Election Commission is working on a permanent basis, before transferring to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation after the official publication of the outcomes of elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
8. the third copy of the territorial Election Commission on the outcome of the vote, the third PivotTable instances and acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, are available for inspection and copying members of territorial Election Commission and members of the superior election commissions with a consultative vote, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, then the third instance of the Protocol is posted for public viewing in a location established by the territorial Election Commission. Five days after polling day third protocol instances, PivotTable on the outcome of the vote and acts are passed to Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
9. If, after the signing of the Protocol of the territorial Election Commission on the outcome of the vote and (or) a PivotTable on the outcome of the vote and their first copies of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation the territorial Election Commission escalated and protocol summary table revealed they inaccuracy (including clerical, typographical error or an error in adding data protocols of precinct election commissions), she must at its meeting to consider making refinements in the Protocol and (or) a summary table. Territorial Election Commission, reporting on the conduct of the meeting in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, must specify that the matter will be examined. Decision the territorial Election Commission compulsorily informs its members with the right of deliberative vote, observers and others who were present when composing a previously approved Protocol, as well as the media. In this case, the territorial Election Commission on the results of voting record and (or) a summary table which is marked: "Repeated" and (or) "repeat". The specified protocol and (or) summary table are promptly sent to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. Previously submitted to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and (or) protocol summary table attached to the Protocol, and (or) repeated the PivotTable.
10. when identifying errors, discrepancies in the voting results Protocol, or you have any doubt about the correctness of drawing up a report, received from the local election Commission, the territorial Election Commission may decide to hold a recount of the votes of the local election Commission or of conducting of a repeated counting of votes at the appropriate polling station.
11. the repeated counting of votes takes place in the presence of the Member (or members) of the territorial Election Commission with the power to vote on the Electoral Commission, drew up and approved a protocol which is subject to verification, or Electoral Commission who decide about the repeated counting of votes. Electoral Commission conducting the recount of votes, shall notify the appropriate members of the local election Commission registered candidates or their proxies and other persons referred to in paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, which shall have the right to attend the recount of the votes. According to the results of the recount of the votes, the Electoral Commission, which has carried out such a calculation is the voting results Protocol, which is marked: "recount". If the Protocol is composed of the local election Commission, it shall be immediately sent to the territorial Election Commission. This Protocol is attached previously submitted the Protocol of the local election Commission on the outcome of the vote.
Article 71. The establishment of the outcome of the vote, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation 1. Based on the data of the first copies of the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the results of the vote, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation after the preliminary validation of their compilation not later than four days from polling day by the summation of the data contained in them sets the voting results on the territory of the Russian Federation. The summation of the data contained in the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the results of the vote, exercised directly by members of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
2. the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the basis of the minutes of the voting results of the corresponding territorial election commissions is the voting results Protocol on the territory of the Russian Federation, in which shall be entered the following information: a) number of territorial election commissions on the territory of the Russian Federation;
b) number of the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the results of voting on the basis of which the Protocol shall be drawn up on the results of the vote;
in) continues with a summary of all the rows contained in the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the outcome of the vote.
3. Protocol of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote shall be drawn up in triplicate and signed by all present members of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a casting vote, indicating the date and time (hours and minutes). To each instance of the Protocol are attached: a) summary table on the outcome of the vote, which includes full details of all received the minutes of the territorial election commissions on the results of the vote;
b) acts on the receipt of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation the ballots, on the transfer of their territorial and precinct electoral commissions, as well as the repayment of unused ballot papers, held at the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, with an indication of the number of ballots;
the extradition acts) territorial election commissions absentee ballots, and in the case of a repeated voting also on repayment of unused absentee ballots with the number of these permits.

4. Summary table and acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, shall be signed by the Chairman and the Secretary of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Member of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a casting vote, discordant with the Protocol on the outcome of the vote as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach a dissenting opinion to the Protocol, as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol.
5. Protocol to the first instance of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote attached dissenting opinions of the members of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, as well as received in the specified Commission complaints (applications) for violation of this federal law and specified complaints (statements). Certified copies of the dissenting opinions, complaints (applications) and the decisions of the said Election Commission shall be attached to the second instance of a protocol.
6. the first copy of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote, the first copies the PivotTable and the acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, immediately after the signing of the protocols and PivotTables are sent to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the return to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
7. the second copy of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote along with the second PivotTable instances and acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, with lists of members of the Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 of this federal law, when determining the outcome of the present vote and the drafting of the Protocol, the protocols of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions , as well as other documents provided for in this federal law, the Secretary of the Electoral Commission are stored in constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
8. the third copy of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote, the third PivotTable instances and acts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, are available for inspection and copying members of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right of deliberative vote, persons referred to in paragraph 5 of article 21 hereof, and posted for all to see in place established by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.
9. If, after the signing of the Protocol of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote and (or) a PivotTable list and sending them the first copies to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, at the Protocol and PivotTable, identified them inaccuracy (including clerical, typographical error or an error in adding the data contained in the minutes of the territorial election commissions), the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged at its meeting to consider making refinements in the Protocol and (or) a summary table. The Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation by informing on a given meeting, in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, must specify that the matter will be examined. Of the decision, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation compulsory informs its members with the right of deliberative vote, observers and others who were present when composing a previously approved Protocol, as well as the media. In this case, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation is the voting results Protocol and (or) a summary table which is marked: "Repeated" and (or) "repeat". The specified protocol and (or) summary table immediately sent to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Previously submitted to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and (or) protocol summary table attached to the Protocol, and (or) repeated the PivotTable.
10. when identifying errors, discrepancies in the records on the outcome of the vote, or you have any doubt about the correctness of drawing up reports received from subordinate electoral commissions, Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to decide to hold a recount of the votes at the appropriate polling station.
11. In the case referred to in paragraph 10 of this article, the repeated counting of votes takes place in the presence of the Member (or members) of the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation with a casting vote by the Electoral Commission, drew up and approved a Protocol on the outcome of the voting, which is subject to verification or higher territorial Election Commission, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. Electoral Commission conducting the recount of votes, shall notify the members of the corresponding Election Commission registered by candidates or their proxies and other persons referred to in paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, which shall have the right to attend the recount of the votes. According to the results of the recount of the votes, the Electoral Commission, which has carried out such a calculation is the voting results Protocol, which is marked: "recount". If such a Protocol shall be drawn up of the inferior Election Commission, it shall be immediately sent to the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation. Previously submitted Protocol precinct, territorial electoral commissions on the results of the vote shall be attached to the Protocol, drawn up on the results of the recount of the votes.
Article 72. Determination of the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. Based on the data contained in the records of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote and the voting results protocols of precinct election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation including transferred for technical communication channels of the precinct election commissions, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation after the preliminary validation of their compilation by summing the data contained in them not later than ten days after a vote determines the election results to the President of the Russian Federation. Contained in the records of the electoral commissions data summarize directly members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote.
2. 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 information: a) number of electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation;
b) number of precinct election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation;
in election commissions protocols), the number of constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote, on the basis of which the Protocol was drawn up;
g) number of protocols on the outcome of the vote polling station election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which the Protocol was drawn up;
d) summary data for the Russian Federation on all rows contained in the protocols on the outcome of the vote of the election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and protocols on the outcome of the vote polling station election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation;
(e)) the surnames, names, patronymics made the ballot registered candidates, and when they match other information about them;
f) number of votes cast for each registered candidate;
w) the number of votes cast against all candidates registered.
3. registered will be considered as elected the candidate who 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 boxes for a vote.
4. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation recognizes Russian Federation Presidential election invalid in the following cases: a) if turnout was less than half of voters included in voter lists at the end of the vote (number of voters participated in the elections, is defined as the sum of the numbers in rows 3, 5 and 6 of the Protocol, the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation);

b) if the number of votes cast for the registered candidate who received the greatest number of votes in relation to another registered candidate (other registered candidates), less than the number of votes cast against all candidates.
5. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation recognize the elections invalid, President of the Russian Federation: a) if admitted during the vote or the outcome of the vote does not allow violations with certainty the results of expression of the will of the electors;
b) in case the number of polling stations, where voting results declared invalid shall be not less than one fourth of the total number of polling stations;
in) by a court decision.
6. Can not serve as the basis for the recognition of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation to invalidate breaches of this federal law to facilitate the election of registered candidates, not elected by voting or not gained sufficient votes to participate in the second ballot, or to induce or seeking registered voters to vote for candidates not elected by voting or not gained sufficient votes to participate in the second ballot.
7. Protocol on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation shall be drawn up by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and signed by all present members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with the right to vote. A summary table is attached to the Protocol, which includes full details of all received protocols on the outcome of the vote of the election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and the protocols on the outcome of the vote polling station election commissions formed at polling stations set up outside the territory of the Russian Federation.
8. A member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a casting vote, discordant with the Protocol on results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation as a whole or individual provisions thereof, may attach to the Protocol its dissenting opinion as an appropriate entry is made in the Protocol. Also attached to the Protocol received by the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation complaints (applications) for violation of this federal law and specified complaints (statements).
9. Certified copies of the Protocol on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation and the PivotTable are available to all members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of article 21 hereof, media representatives present in fixing the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
10. If after the signing of the Protocol on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation and (or) the PivotTable list, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation identified the inaccuracy in them (including clerical, typographical error or an error in adding data protocols of subordinate election commissions), the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is obliged at its meeting to consider making refinements in the Protocol and (or) a summary table. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, reporting on a meeting in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, must specify that the matter will be examined. The decision by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation compulsory informs its members with the right of deliberative vote, others present when composing a previously approved Protocol, as well as the media.
11. when identifying errors, discrepancies in the records on the outcome of the vote, or you have any doubt about the correctness of drawing up of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to decide to hold a recount of the votes at the appropriate polling station, the territory concerned in the relevant constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
12. In the case referred to in paragraph 11 of this article, the repeated counting of votes takes place in the presence of the Member (s) of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation with a casting vote by the Electoral Commission, drew up and approved a Protocol on the outcome of the voting, which is subject to verification or the higher Election Commission or the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. Electoral Commission conducting the recount of votes, shall notify the members of the corresponding Election Commission registered by candidates or their proxies and other persons referred to in paragraph 2 of article 21 hereof, which shall have the right to attend the recount of the votes. According to the results of the recount of the votes, the Electoral Commission, conducting such counting is the voting results Protocol, which is marked: "recount". Previously submitted the voting results Protocol is attached to this Protocol, drawn up on the results of the recount of the votes.
Article 73. Repeated voting on elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. If the ballot included more than two candidates and none of them based on the results of general elections was not elected to the post of President of the Russian Federation, 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 registered candidates who received the greatest number of votes.
2. Repeated voting is conducted through the 21 day from the day of the vote in general elections in compliance with the requirements of this federal law, with the exception of the requirements set out in paragraph 3 and subparagraph (a) of paragraph 4 of article 72 of the present 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.
3. If, before holding another vote, one of the registered candidates, which should be repeated voting, withdrew his candidacy, by decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation, the second person to conduct another vote recognizes the registered candidate who obtains the greatest number of general election votes after nominations on which the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation had originally appointed a second ballot. In this case, a second ballot will be held on the first Sunday at the expiration of 14 days from the date of application in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 43 of this federal law.
4. as a result of the second vote, elected to the post of President of the Russian Federation is considered registered, the candidate who obtains the largest number of votes in the voting of voters who participated in voting, compared to the number of votes cast for another registered candidate, provided that the number of votes cast for registered candidates, who received a greater number of voters, more than the number of votes cast against all candidates.
5. Repeated voting may be held on one candidacy if after the retirement of the registered candidates will only have one registered candidate. While a registered candidate shall be deemed elected to the post of President of the Russian Federation if he received less than 50 per cent of the votes not voters who participated in voting.
Article 74. Repeated elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. If the election of the President of the Russian Federation annulled, invalid, or if on the day of voting, both registered candidate for which is scheduled balloting withdrew or if at a repeated voting none registered candidate was not elected to the post of 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.
2. voting on the re-election of the President of the Russian Federation shall take place not later than four months from the date of initial election or no later than three months from the date of acceptance of the election invalid or null and void.

3. Nomination and registration of candidates, other election actions related to the election of the President of the Russian Federation shall be exercised in the manner prescribed by this federal law. Conducting of the repeated elections in terms of electoral action prescribed by this federal law, by decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation may be reduced, but not by more than one-third. Message on conducting of the repeated elections shall be published in mass media not later than five days after the adoption of the relevant decision.
4. in conducting of the repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation candidates cannot be nominated again those actions (inaction) of (served) basis for the recognition of general elections or elections at a repeated voting invalid.
5. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may order an extension of the powers of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions or formation with conducting of the repeated elections of the territorial and precinct electoral commissions in the new composition, in accordance with article 14 hereof.
Article 75. Publication of the results of the vote and the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. The outcome of the vote in each polling station in each territory, each subject of the Russian Federation, the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the volume of data contained in the minutes of the corresponding election commissions and directly subordinate electoral commissions, are available for consultation by any voters registered candidates, their authorized representatives for financial affairs and trusted persons, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters, observers, foreign (International) observers, representatives of the media on demand immediately after the signing of the protocols on the outcome of the vote on the results of the elections, members of the Electoral Commission, which received such a requirement. This data provides the corresponding Election Commission.
2. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation sends general data about the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the media one day after determining election results.
3. the Election Commission of the Russian Federation not later than two weeks from the day of the vote carries the official publication of the data contained in the protocols on the outcome of the vote of all territorial and precinct electoral commissions, regional government periodicals. In doing so, are subject to official publication all data contained in the records of each of the local election Commission. In the case of the individual polling stations, voters recount territories whose results are received by the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation after this deadline, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation carries out official publication of updated data during the week after the adoption of the relevant decision.
4. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation carries out official publication in the media of the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, as well as data on the number of claims received by each of the registered candidates and number of votes cast against all candidates of electors not later than three days from the day of its signing of the Protocol on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its official Gazette publishes complete reports of all election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the vote no later than three weeks from polling day.
5. Within two months from the day of the vote, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in its official Gazette publishes information on the outcome of the vote and the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, which includes full transcripts of all election commissions, with the exception of precinct election commissions, on the outcome of the vote and the results of the elections.
Article 76. Use of State automated information system 1. For the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, including voter registration, preparation of voter lists, determining the outcome of the vote and the determination of the election returns, operational in the capture, transmission and processing of information may be used by the State automated information system in general or specific technical means. State requirements for automated information system and its use are defined by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
2. If the hardware protocol data on the outcome of the vote immediately after signing the technical communication channels are transmitted electronically within the framework of the State automated information system to a higher Election Commission with binding and the first instance of a Protocol on the outcome of the vote in the higher Election Commission.
3. In the case of the use of at the election of State automated information system or individual technical means the Election Commission by its decision shall form from among the members of the Election Commission with the power to vote and the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote monitoring group over the use of State automated information system or individual equipment. The monitoring group verifies the willingness of automation system to work, monitors the accuracy of data entry of the protocols of electoral commissions and the correctness of the re-keying or adjusting the input if it is decided by the Election Commission monitors compliance with the requirements of this federal law, regulations and other documents of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the use of State automated information systems, including scanners, ballots or other technical means of counting the votes as well as for the mandatory documentation of facts perform actions envisaged by the regulations and plans of the corresponding election commissions (log entries, records, computer printouts, certified by the signatures of the members of the monitoring group). The monitoring group may involve experts in the field of automated systems of information processing.
4. all the members of the Electoral Commission and the observers have the right to review any information entered into the State automated information system and the output from it.
5. the members of the Election Commission with the power to vote and the members of the Electoral Commission with the right of deliberative vote, are part of the monitoring group have equal rights, including the right to review any information that is passed to the corresponding Election Commission via technical channels of communication with the technical documentation of State automated information systems that require clarification of all personnel actions of State automated information system, to compare the results of manual and automated information processing receive on their machine-readable media reports on the outcome of the vote and related summary tables. In the case of irregularities and misconduct on the part of the operational staff of the system or observers monitoring group informed of such violations and the actions of the Chairman of the Election Commission and introduced its proposals on their removal. The results of the checks carried out by the monitoring group should be reflected in the current documentation information centre (service) of the corresponding Election Commission.
6. Since the beginning of the vote until the signing of the Protocol on the outcome of the vote by the corresponding Election Commission State automated information system, in which data of lower electoral commissions are passed upstream to electoral commissions, is used to monitor the progress and results of the vote. During this time, it is prohibited to transfer any data from the information centres (service) superior election commissions (services) information centres subordinate electoral commissions, except the signals receiving confirmation information.
7. data on the voting process and its results, obtained through the State automated information system, is a preliminary, with no legal value information.

8. The Protocol of the Election Commission, already with the Secretary of the Election Commission, attached, for the existing text computer printout containing the data to be entered into the State automated information system. The authenticity of the data contained in a computer printout, evidenced by the signatures of the members of the monitoring group and the person responsible for the data entry.
9. Restrictions imposed by the State automated information system data on voter turnout in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, on the preliminary and the final results of the vote should be quickly accessible (in read-only mode) to subscribers information and communication networks in the order established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Article 77. Storage of electoral documentation 1. Documentation of the precinct election commissions (including ballot papers), the territorial election commissions is stored in protected areas and is passed to the higher Electoral Commission not later than the expiration of the term of Office of the precinct, the territorial election commissions.
2. Documentation of electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation together with the transmitted documents deposited lower electoral commissions is stored in the corresponding election commissions within the terms established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
3. ballots, otkrepitel′nye ID, tear-off coupons absentee ballots and voter lists are stored for at least one year from the day of official publication of the election results and protocols of electoral commissions on the results of the voting on the election results and summary tables-not less than one year from the date of its official publication (publication) of the decision on appointment (holding) following the election of the President of the Russian Federation. Financial reports of the election commissions, final financial reports registered candidates are stored for at least one year from the day of promulgation (publication) of the decision on the appointment of the next elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
4. ballots, otkrepitel′nye ID, tear-off coupons absentee ballots, voter lists, protocols of electoral commissions on the results of the vote, the results of the elections and made to materiel, summary tables of the financial reports of the election commissions, final financial reports registered candidates are documents of strict accountability. Responsibility for the safety of the electoral documentation rests with the Chairman (Deputy Chairman) and the Secretary of the corresponding Election Commission before handing over the documentation to a higher Election Commission or in the archive.
Chapter x. the entry into OFFICE of PRESIDENT of the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, Article 78. 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 this federal law, shall take office after four years from the date of the entry into Office of President of the Russian Federation, elected in previous elections of the President of the Russian Federation, and when holding early elections, as well as in the case when the day of the expiration of four years from the date of assumption of Office by the President of the Russian Federation elected in previous elections, appointed repeated elections the President of the Russian Federation, on the thirtieth day from the day of official publication of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shared the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
CHAPTER XI. APPEAL of VIOLATION of CITIZENS ' RIGHTS and liability for VIOLATIONS of CITIZENS ' ELECTORAL RIGHTS, article 79. Appeals against decisions and actions (inaction) of violating the voting rights of citizens 1. Complaints against decisions and acts (or omissions) violate the electoral rights of the citizens can contact their voters, candidates, registered associations, electoral candidates, electoral blocks, other public associations, Trustees of the registered candidates, observers, as well as electoral commissions. In case, if specified in the complaint (complaint) violations relate to a large number of persons or because of other circumstances, violation of has taken on particular social importance, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to examine the complaint on its merits.
2. the decisions and actions (inaction) of State authorities, local government bodies, public associations and officials, as well as the decisions and actions (inactivity) of the electoral commissions and their officials that violate the electoral rights of the citizens, can be appealed in court.
3. Decisions and actions (inactivity) of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation and its officials appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, decisions and actions (inactivity) of the electoral commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation and officials of the election commissions in the Court of the Russian Federation, decisions and actions (inactivity) of other electoral commissions in district courts.
4. In cases stipulated by this federal law, the Court may reverse the decision of the corresponding Election Commission on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections, otherwise the Election Commission's decision.
5. If the Election Commission's decision overturned by the Court, a new decision on the merits is obliged to accept the Electoral Commission, whose decision was overturned, or superior Election Commission on the basis of a court decision. The Court's decisions are binding on the relevant election commissions.
6. consideration in the Court of appeals against the decision of the Election Commission on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections, as well as the examination of the facts in connection with infringement of this federal law is not a violation of the inviolability of recognized registered candidate elected in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. Recognized elected registered candidate shall not have the right to refuse testimony in administrative, civil or criminal proceedings instituted in connection with the complaint on the violation of citizens ' voting rights if elected.
7. Decisions and actions (inactivity) of the electoral commissions and their officials that violate the electoral rights of the citizens, can be appealed to a higher Election Commission.
8. In cases of refusal in registration of the candidate, cancellation of registration of a registered candidate, on considering an appeal in the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation with a proposal to declare the election invalid candidates registered by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to seek and obtain the necessary documents and other materials, to hear the message, officials and citizens.
9. A higher Election Commission has the right to cancel the decision of the Electoral Commission and subordinate to oblige her to reconsider or to decide on the merits of the complaint.
10. preliminary treatment to a higher Election Commission is not a prerequisite for recourse to the Court.
11. If the Court accepted the complaint and the person bringing the complaint, made a similar complaint to the Electoral Commission, the Electoral Commission suspends consideration of the complaint, pending the entry into force of the court verdict. The Court shall notify the Election Commission complaint and entry into force of the court verdict on the results of its review.
12. decisions on complaints received during the election campaign, accepted within five days, but no later than the day preceding the day of the vote, and on polling day or on the day following the day of the vote, immediately. If the facts contained in the complaints require additional validation, they are accepted not later than within ten days. The complaint to the Election Commission's decision on the outcome of the vote, the results of the election, the Court is obliged to decide not later than two months from the date of the filing of the complaint.
13. the courts and procuratorial bodies are obliged to organize its work (including weekends) so as to ensure timely handling of complaints in accordance with deadlines established by this federal law.
Article 80. The grounds for refusal in registration of the candidate, the candidate is registered, registration cancellation 1. In the event of a breach by a candidate, a registered candidate of this federal law, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to make this candidate a registered candidate alert that brought to voters through media or otherwise. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to take the decision on refusal in registration of the candidate, on the cancellation of registration of a registered candidate for rescission of the decision on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections and if such a warning was not issued.

2. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to refuse in registration of the candidate in the following cases: (a)) found that the information submitted by the applicant, an authorized representative of electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group in accordance with this federal law, unreliable and their uncertainty is significant;
b) is holding a pre-election campaign before his/her registration as a candidate;
in fact, voter bribery) is installed, i.e. the fact that the Act prohibited by paragraph 2 of article 53 hereof, a candidate, his authorized representative on financial issues, electoral, electoral bloc, an initiative group of voters, making the candidate, their authorized representatives;
g) coarsely or repeatedly violated a ban on participation of governance in organizations of all patterns of ownership in signatures ' collection, the prohibition on coercion of voters in the process of gathering signatures and to reward voters in any form for signatures, the ban on collecting signatures in the process and in the areas of salary, obtain other cash payments;
d) candidate in the financing of his campaign in addition to its own election fund used other funds to make up more than 1 per cent of the present Federal law limiting the amount of the expenses of the election fund of the candidate;
e) candidate exceeded the cost of the election fund of more than 1 per cent of the present Federal law limiting the amount of the expenses of the election fund of the candidate;
f) candidate, his authorized representative for financial issues, electoral Association, electoral bloc (including in its composition the selective merge) voters initiative group nominating a candidate, and their authorized representatives, the Organization, the founder, owner, owner and (or) as a member of the management body or control authority which are these individuals and (or) Organization (representatives of these organizations), during the election campaign were engaged in charitable activities in the territory of the Russian Federation turned to other natural or legal persons with the proposals on the provision of material and financial assistance or services, consent to the voters to natural or legal persons to carry out such assistance or providing services on their behalf;
w) candidate has introduced the first financial report;
and advantage candidate) official or service position;
to) there are other grounds stipulated by this federal law.
3. registration of the candidate may be cancelled by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the Court not later than the day preceding the day of the vote, if: (a)) violation of this federal law, shall be adjusted as specified in paragraph 2 of this article, it is discovered after registration of the candidate;
b) are a registered candidate, his authorized representative or a trustee authorized representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, voters initiative group registered candidate nominated, were campaigning on military premises, in the military or a military institution;
the candidate, registered his) trustee were issued and (or) the common election print, audio-visual materials in violation of paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 9 of article 52 of this federal law;
g) registered a candidate, his authorized representative for financial matters or the trustee, the selective Association, electoral bloc (including in its composition the selective Association), the initiative group nominating a candidate registered voters, and their authorized representatives, the Organization, the founder, owner, owner and (or) as a member of the management body or control authority which are these individuals and (or) Organization (representatives of these organizations), during the election campaign were engaged in charitable activities in the territory of the Russian Federation turned to other natural or legal persons with the proposals on the provision of material and financial assistance or services, consent to the voters to natural or legal persons to carry out such assistance or providing services on their behalf;
d) registered candidate used the advantages of official or service position;
e) registered candidate did not submit a financial report within the prescribed time limit;
f) registered candidate that is on public or community service, working in the media on labor or under civil law contracts, has not stopped working performance at the time of participation in the elections;
w) found that bribery of voters, that is, the fact that the Act prohibited by paragraph 2 of article 53 hereof, registered as a candidate, his authorized representative for financial matters or the trustee, as well as at their request or instructions from another person;
and registered candidate to financing) his campaign in addition to its own election fund used other funds to make up more than 1 per cent of the present Federal law limiting the amount of the expenses of the election fund of the candidate, a registered candidate;
the candidate's registered expenses exceeded) election fund of more than 1 per cent of the present Federal law limiting the amount of the expenses of the election fund of the candidate, a registered candidate;
l) registered candidate used illegal donations received in his election fund in amounts exceeding 1 per cent of the present Federal law limiting the amount of the expenses of the election fund of the candidate, a registered candidate.
4. the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to refuse registration of the candidate to apply to the Court with a view to abolish registration of the candidate in case of abuse, a candidate, a registered candidate for the freedom of the media. The Court, having established the fact that abuse of freedom of the media, cancels the registration of a candidate.
Article 81. Grounds for cancellation of the decision of the Election Commission on the outcome of the vote, the results of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation 1. If committed by a registered candidate violations set forth in article 80 of this federal law will be found after the official publication of the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation with a proposal to declare the election invalid candidate.
2. The decision of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation may be overturned by the Court, if it determines that the infringement referred to in article 80 of this federal law, had taken place and it is not possible to determine with certainty the results of expression of the will of the electors.
3. the Court of the appropriate level may cancel the Election Commission's decision on the outcome of the vote at the polling station, the territory, the decision of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation on the outcome of the elections of the President of the Russian Federation also in case of violation of the rules of compilation of the electoral registers, order of formation of electoral commissions, voting procedures and counting of votes (including obstruction of monitoring their implementation), the determination of election results, other violations of this federal law, if these actions (omission) does not allow certainty results the will of voters.
4. the Court at the corresponding level, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation to cancel the decision of the territorial, precinct election commissions on the outcome of the vote in the appropriate section, the territory concerned in the cases stipulated by this federal law.
5. Invalidation of the voting record of not less than one quarter of the polling stations shall entail invalidation of the election of the President of the Russian Federation.
6. do not constitute grounds for cancellation of the decision on the results of elections of the President of the Russian Federation of a violation of this federal law to facilitate the election of registered candidates, not elected by voting or not obtaining a sufficient number of voters to participate in the second ballot, or to induce or seeking registered voters to vote for candidates not elected by voting or not obtaining a sufficient number of voters to participate in the second ballot.
Article 82. Liability for violation of the electoral rights of citizens

1. Criminal, administrative or other liability in accordance with the federal laws rests with the person: a) preventing by violence, deception, threats, fraud or otherwise free exercise of a citizen of the Russian Federation the right to elect and to be elected;
b) that take advantage of their official or service position to elect;
forcing or citizens) preventing them from signing in support of a candidate, as well as participating in the forgery of signatures data;
g) engaged in vote buying, i.e. an act prohibited by paragraph 2 of article 53 of this federal law;
d) formed in a timely manner and do not utočnivšie information about registered voters (polls);
e) spreading false information about candidates, registered candidates or commit other actions discrediting the honor and dignity of the candidates, registered candidates;
f) violate the rights of members of electoral commissions, including the right of a deliberative vote, observers, foreign (International) observers, authorized representatives of the candidates of the registered candidates, the Trustees of the registered candidates, authorized representatives of electoral associations and blocs, initiative groups of voters, media representatives, including the right to receive timely information and copies of election documents, certification of copies of these documents;
w) violate the rules of the election campaign, including those conducting the agitation on the day prior to the day of the vote, and on polling day;
and charity activities, exercising) as well as producing and distributing commercial and other advertisements in violation of this federal law;
to do not create the conditions for) public events if such a duty vested in them by law;
l) violate this federal law rules of campaign financing;
m) hidden remnants of ballots or additional bag not included in Electoral Commission circulations ballots, absentee ballots;
n) illegally intervening in the work of the election commissions or in the activities of the members of election commissions associated with the performance of their duties, or impeding the implementation of such work or activity;
about) impeding the voting process at polling stations;
p) violate the secrecy of the ballot;
r) forcing voters to vote against their own choice;
c) exercised the forgery of electoral documents, and issuing false documents who knowingly incorrect counting of votes or the results of the elections, which had not submitted or not have published information on the outcome of a vote contrary to his/her responsibilities;
t) violate the rights of citizens to become acquainted with the list of voters;
u) outstanding citizens ballot papers to enable them to vote in favour of others, or to vote more than once on the same ballot or giving (outstanding) citizens of the completed ballot papers;
s) does not represent or not to publish reports on the performance of the funds allocated for the preparation and holding of elections, financial reports of candidates, registered candidates;
x) employers failing to provide under this federal law, leave to stand for election either in the release from work to perform public duties;
TS) public officials, did not have on presentation of electoral commissions check information about violations of this federal law, other federal laws and not adopting measures to halt such violations.
2. the local, territorial election commissions, the Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have the right to draw up in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on administrative offences report of administrative offence committed by a candidate, a registered candidate, accredited representative electoral associations, electoral bloc, as well as other persons in the cases provided for in this federal law.
CHAPTER XII. FINAL PROVISIONS Article 83. The entry into force of this federal law 1. This federal law shall enter into force on the day of its official publication.
2. Shall be invalidated the Federal law from May 17, 1995 N 76-FZ "on the election of the President of the Russian Federation" (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1995, no. 21, p. 1924).
3. If the municipality has no chapter of municipal formation(education) and representative body of local self-government or representative body of local self-government is not assigned to a person who is authorized to carry out selective actions in accordance with this federal law, these electoral action is carried out by the head of the executive organ of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation or other officer on his behalf.
4. The provision of paragraph 2 of article 18 hereof shall not apply to election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation, formed before October 1, 1997 year.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow, the Kremlin December 31, 1999 year 9:00 N 228-FZ _ Appendix N 1 SIGN-UP SHEET, the election of the President of the Russian Federation "_" _ _ years ________________________________________________________________ (name of constituent entities of the Russian Federation; if signatures are collected from citizens of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation, indicates the appropriate foreign State) number of the registration certificate: _ we, the undersigned, support the extension of the initiative group of voters as a candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, a citizen of the Russian Federation _ , родившегося ___________________________, работающего _______________________, проживающего ____________________________________________________. -------------------------------------------------------------------
N | Surname | Year | Address | Series | | Date p/n | the name | birth | places | room | Caption | making | Middle name | (|-dweller | date | | signature | | age | tion | Passport | |
| | 18 years | | or | |
| | number and | | replacement | |
| | month | | his | |
| | birth) | | document | | ---+----------+-----------+-------+-------------+-------+----------
1 | | | | | | ---+----------+-----------+-------+-------------+-------+----------
2 | | | | | | ---+----------+-----------+-------+-------------+-------+----------
| | | | | | -------------------------------------------------------------------
Подписной лист удостоверяю:___________________________________ __________________________________________________________________.
(surname, name, patronymic name, address of domicile, series, number and date of issue of the passport or alternate document persons provided with one-on-one supervision fortnightly signature, his signature and the date of its making) Commissioner of the initiative group of voters: _ ___________________________________________________________________ (name, surname, signature and date of its making) Note. In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in subscription sheet shall indicate the application number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the Act. In the case of the successful candidate, in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign State is reflected in the subscription list by specifying the name of the corresponding foreign State.
_ Annex N 2 SIGN-UP SHEET, the election of the President of the Russian Federation "_" _ _ years ________________________________________________________________ (name of constituent entities of the Russian Federation; if signatures are collected from citizens of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation, indicates the appropriate foreign State) number of the registration certificate: _

We, the undersigned, support the extension of the electoral Union, ______________________________ electoral bloc candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, a citizen of the Russian Federation ____________________________________________ born _ running _, proživaûŝego______________________________________________________. -------------------------------------------------------------------
N | Surname, Year | | Address | Series | | Date p/n | name | birth | places | number | Signature | making | Middle name | (|-dweller | date | | signature | | age | tion | issuance | |
| |-| 18 years | Passport | |
| | number and | | or | |
| | month | |-zamenâûŝe | |
| |-birth) | | | 5th |
| | | | document | | ---+----------+---------+---------+----------+---------+-----------
1 | | | | | | ---+----------+---------+---------+----------+---------+-----------
2 | | | | | | ---+----------+---------+---------+----------+---------+-----------
| | | | | | -------------------------------------------------------------------sign-up sheet certify: ___________________________________________________________________ _ (surname, name, patronymic name, address of domicile, series, number and date of issue of the passport or alternate document persons provided with one-on-one supervision fortnightly signature, his signature and the date of its making) Commissioner electoral associations, electoral bloc: _____________________________________________________________ (name, surname, signature and date of its making) Note. In the case of candidate appeal or outstanding conviction in subscription sheet shall indicate the application number (s) and name (the names of) article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, based on which candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code adopted in accordance with the fundamentals of criminal legislation of the Union of SSR and the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State if the applicant had been convicted in accordance with these legislative acts for acts recognized as an offence the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, with the name of the Act. In the case of the successful candidate, in addition to the citizenship of the Russian Federation citizenship of a foreign State is reflected in the subscription list by specifying the name of the corresponding foreign State.
_ Annex N 3 information about the property and liabilities of property nature I, candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation, __________________________________________________________________ (surname, name, patronymic, date of birth) __________________________________________________________________ (principal place of business or service position; in the absence of __________________________________________________________________ principal place of business, or service-occupation) resident of adresu_____________________________________________, (place of residence) to announce information about the property owned by me, my spouse and my children on the property right (including the right of common ownership) and obligations of property nature *: _ * Information specified as at the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
1. real estate-------------------------------------------------------------------N | The type and the base Type property | |-|-| place on the Square | Own p/n | name-|-| acquisition organization * | circulation | 2 | Nick | ment | tion * | | (address) | (м ) |
| property | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+-----------
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 1 |Земельные | | | | |
| * plots:|| | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 2 |Жилые дома:| | | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 3 |Квартиры: | | | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 4 |Дачи: | | | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 5 |Гаражи: | | | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | ---+-----------+----------+----------+---------+-------+----------- 6 |Иное | | | | |
| real estate | | | | |
|: | | | | |
|1) | | | | |
|2) | | | | |
|3) | | | | | -------------------------------------------------------------------_ * specifies the basis of acquisition (purchase, Mena, donation, inheritance, privatization and others), as well as details (date, number) of the relevant treaty or act.
* Indicates type of ownership (private, shared), jointly owned by specified individuals (surname, name, patronymic, or name), where the property is located, to share property indicates the share of persons, which are filled with information.
Specifies the type of land (share, share): under individual housing construction, cottage, Garden, Manor, garden and others.
2. Transportation-------------------------------------------------------------------N | View and mark | | Base view | Place | Owner p/n | transport | acquisition | property | registration |
| tion tools | * | * ness | | ---+---------------+-----------+---------+-------------+-----------
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 ---+---------------+-----------+---------+-------------+----------- 1 |Автомобили | | | |
|: cars | | | |
|1) | | | |
|2) | | | | ---+---------------+-----------+---------+-------------+----------- 2 |Автомобили | | | |
|: cargo | | | |
|1) | | | |
|2) | | | | ---+---------------+-----------+---------+-------------+----------- 3 |Иные | | | |
| transport | | | |
| Tools | | | |
| to be | | | |
|: registration | | | |
|1) | | | |
|2) | | | | -------------------------------------------------------------------_ * specifies the basis of acquisition (purchase, Mena, donation, inheritance, privatization and others), as well as details (date, number) of the relevant treaty or act.
* Indicates type of ownership (private, shared), jointly owned by specified individuals (surname, name, patronymic, or name), where the property is located, to share property indicates the share of persons, which are filled with information.
3. The money deposited in banks and other credit organizations-------------------------------------------------------------------N | Name | Views | date | Number | Balance | The owner of p/n | and address of the Bank opening currency | | | * in the account account | * |
| or credit account invoices * | | | | (rub.) |
| the Organization | | | | | ---+---------------+------+--------+-----+-----------+-------------

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 ---+---------------+------+--------+-----+-----------+------------- ---+---------------+------+--------+-----+-----------+------------- ---+---------------+------+--------+-----+-----------+------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------
___________________
* Указывается вид счета (депозитный, текущий, расчетный, ссудный и другие) и валюта счета.
* Account balance stated as of the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation. For accounts in foreign currency balance indicated in rubles at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia on the specified date.
4. Securities 4.1. Shares and other participation in commercial organizations-------------------------------------------------------------------N | Name | | Authorized | Share | Framework-| property p/n | and organisations | nahožde | capital * | participation | tion | nickname |-| created tion | (rub.) | Thea * | participation |
| legal | organization | | | Thea * |
| | form tion | | | |
| * | (address) | | | | ---+-------------+----------+---------+--------+---------+---------
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7-+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------_ * lists the full or abbreviated official name of the Organization and its organizational and legal form (joint-stock company, limited liability company, partnership, co-operative and others).
* Share capital indicated according to the constituent documents of the Organization as at the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation. For statutory capital, expressed in foreign currency, share capital indicated in rubles at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia on the specified date.
Share is expressed as a percentage of the share capital. For joint-stock companies shall also indicate the nominal value and the number of shares.
You specify the basis of the acquisition of shares (articles of incorporation, privatization, purchase, gift, Exchange, inheritance, and others), as well as details (date, number) of the relevant treaty or act.
4.2. Other securities-------------------------------------------------------------------N | view | person | Nominal | Overall | Overall | Own p/n | valuable | 20th | value | number | value | Nick | paper * | valuable | Government commitments | | * need * |
| | paper | (rub.) | | (rub.) | ---+-------+-----------+--------------+-------+-------+------------
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7-+--+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------_ * specifies all types of securities (bonds and bills), with the exception of shares referred to in section "Shares and other participation in commercial organizations.
* Indicates the total value of securities of this type on the basis of the cost of acquisition (or, if it cannot be determined, on the basis of the market value or the nominal value). For obligations denominated in foreign currency, the price indicated in rubles at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia as of the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Total section 4 "securities" total value declared by securities, including shares in commercial organizations (rubles): ____________________________________________.
5. obligations of 5.1. Real estate objects in the use-------------------------------------------------------------------N | Type | Property | View | Base | |-Asw | Holder p/n | property | Nick | term | user | nahožde | ŝad′ |
| tion * | property | users | tion * | tion | 2 |
| | | Bani * | | (address) | (м )| ---+--------+---------+---------+---------+---------+----+---------
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8-+--+--+--+--+--+-+------------+--+--+--+--+--+-+----------------------------------------------------------------------------_ * indicates the type of real property (land, residential homes, cottages, etc.).
* Specify the type of use (rent, free of charge and others) and term of use.
Specifies the basis and conditions (contract, the actual provision and others), as well as details (date, number) of the relevant treaty or act.
5.2. Other liabilities *-------------------------------------------------------------------N |-| |-Base Lender | Sum | Period | terms | Debtor p/n | substance | (post-| |-mandatory NIE | binding | obligation | (credit-|-mandatory | nickname) * |-| | representation arose Tel | * representation * |) |-Tel | |-Nova | (rub.) | tion | |
| * representation * | embourg | * | | | | ---+------+--------+-------+-----------+------+------------+-------
| | | | | | | -+-+--+--+-----------+--+------------------------------------------------------+--+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------_ * Identifies existing as at the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation, the immediate financial obligations in excess of stokratnyj the minimum wage established by federal law as of that date.
* Indicates the substance of the obligations (loan, credit, etc.).
Specifies the second party (creditor or debtor), his surname, name and patronymic (name of legal entity), address.
Specifies the basis of obligation (agreement, transfer of money or property, and others), as well as details (date, number) of the relevant treaty or act.
The amount of the principal obligation (without interest). For obligations denominated in foreign currency, the amount indicated in rubles at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia as of the first day of the month in which the effected promulgation (publication) of the decision on appointment (hold) elections of the President of the Russian Federation.
Specified annual interest rate commitments pledged as security for liabilities assets issued in securing commitments guarantees and sureties.
Correctness and completeness of these details confirm: "_" _ _ _______________________________________ (signature of candidate) _ 4 Control N ratio data in the voting results Protocol (Protocol strings are marked with numbers, numbered in accordance with article 68 of the present Federal law) greater than or equal to 1 +5 2 +6 3 nor +4 +6 +5 3 +8 7 is equal to 9 +10 9 equals 18 + all subsequent lines Protocol _