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Prosecutor General's Office will investigate election irregularities in Nizhny Novgorod

The Central Election Commission (CEC) passed the matter on to Nizhniy Novogorod Governor elections (occurring in 2014. September 14) violations of the Prosecutor General. Earlier, the CEC Chairman Vladimir Churov gave «reprimand» in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Election Commission Chairman Sergei Kuzmenko.

As reported Churov, the CEC passed the matter on violations of Nizhny Novgorod Prosecutor General's Office. He named the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod election violations in the field of an unprecedented case, saying that does not remember anything like that. «I also very much doubt that about 3 thousand. voters were able to cast their votes 18 sq. m. wide Kamara, which was the only one voting booth; however, there is no doubt a legal cause of action. The fact that the polling stations were not members of the Commission in an advisory capacity and observers of the parliamentary parties, there is a direct and flagrant violation ", – said the CEC chairman.

It will be recalled that on January 21 the CEC gave a reprimand to Nizhniy Novgorod Election Commission Chairman Sergei Kuzmenko, the Governor's Election Day last year on September 14 th, in the field of non-places were set up 35 temporary polling station without guaranteeing their security, such as the electoral district No. 2039 was founded in the shop, and some of the committee members were located in the cemetery. According to CEC member EUGENIJAUS Kolyushin such «fantominėse» electoral districts could vote on a total of 100 thousand voters. In addition, the CEC recommended that seven of Nizhny Novgorod territorial commission chairman to resign on January 31.

Interregional Association of voters Andrei Buzin said «Kommersant» that the establishment of temporary polling stations – it's just a «trick» that can not be controlled. Buzin recalled that «before there were scandals related to the establishment of temporary polling stations in Moscow and in other areas.»

Source: Kommersant, 28.01.2015