Digital services for nationwide voting launched on the Public Services Portal
Over 80 million users can use services through their personal area
Starting May 5, citizens can submit an application on the Public Services Portal to select a polling station for nationwide voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, as well as apply for voting at home. In some regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region, the possibility of remote voting was implemented in a pilot mode. RTLabs acted as the technology partner of the project.
In the user's personal area, you can withdraw the voting application if plans have changed or any unforeseen circumstances have arisen. A special section contains up-to-date information with the address of the polling station and an interactive map of its location, contacts of the election commission, as well as services providing information on voting, the fact of submitting an application and the results of its processing.
It is the first time that remote voting technology will be applied in the pilot regions at the federal level. Users with verified accounts on the Portal of Public Services and a permanent registration will be able to take part in the all-Russian voting remotely in electronic format. At the same time, the voters' names shall be compared with the list of voters in possession of the Central Electoral Commission of Russia.
Besides, detailed information on the all-Russian voting on approving amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which will take place on July 1, 2020, has been placed in a special section on the Public Services Portal. The results of the voting will also be available in the users' personal area.