Twice as many ‘mobile voters’ to date: 100 thousand applications submitted over a week
More than 200 thousand Russians used the service to choose a convenient polling station
Since the beginning of the Mobile Voter service launch on July 25, 2018, more than 200,000 Russians have opted to sel ect a convenient polling station for voting on September 9. The peak of citizens’ activity was seen during the period of August 21-28, the seven days when the number of applications for registration in the voters list at a voter’s current location exceeded 100,000. More than half of applications were submitted electronically through the Unified Public Services Portal and the Gosuslugi mobile application.
To select a convenient polling station remotely, you need to enter your registered address on the gosuslugi.ru portal or mobile app, select the polling station and send the application. You may file two applications: for participation in the federal elections and in the regional elections of the heads of constituent entities. Once the application is processed, a confirmation with the information about the selected polling station will be delivered to the Personal Cabinet.
To vote on September 9, the voter should only show his/her passport and the information fr om the Personal Cabinet in a hard or electronic copy.
The applications for registration in the voters lists at current locations can be also submitted in person at the territorial or district electoral commission or at multifunction centers for public services, with the current status of the application being displayed in the User's Personal Cabinet on the Unified Public Services Portal.
The Mobile Voter service is available to residents of 37 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, where the elections of regional governors, deputies of legislative assemblies, as well as by-elections of deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in single-member constituencies will be held on the single voting day, September 9, 2018. The service to choose a convenient polling station in your region is available till September 5, 2018.
The Mobile Voter project commissioned by the RF Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media and the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is implemented by RTLabs, Rostelecom’s key technology partner in charge of the e-government development and operation.