Russian elections: Putin-backed party sweeps to victory amid allegations of election fraud — The Independent
Monitoring company Golos said they had received floods of reports of vote-rigging but there was little it could do through official channels.
Golos Reports on Duma Elections: Far from Being Free and Fair — Observers' Statement
Among the most common reports of violations on election day were: violations of absentee voting protocol, violations of “at home” voting protocol, or illegal voting (342 reports); procedural errors (400); violations of observer’s rights, rights of commission members, and rights of representatives of the media (290); illegal campaigning (181); violation of tabulation rules or distortion of voting results (162); violations in the design of polling stations (138); non-inclusion of voters in voter lists or denial of their right to vote (134); coercion of voters or breach of the secrecy of the vote (109).
Russian national elections tarred by violation claims — CBS
The election monitoring group Golos also said it had received more than 1,300 complaints by late afternoon, September 18.
‘Map of violations’: bribery with diapers, record-breakers in misusing administrative resources and PEC members abusing their power
‘Golos’ continues to monitor violations during the run-up to the Single Election Day, 18 September 2016.
A month before the Election Day ‘Golos’ opened Hotline
A month before the polling day, the movement advocating for voters’ rights ‘Golos’ has opened the hotline. We invite everyone who has any information about violations of the electoral law to call and report it. Moreover, you can get consultation. The hotline 8 800 333-33-50 is open from 18 August to 19 September (free calls to all landline and mobile phones in Russia).
‘Map of violations’: boom of playgrounds and attacks on opposition candidates
The Movement ‘Golos’ keeps reporting the violations committed during the 2016 electoral period which ends on 18 September, the Single Election Day.
Experts ranked administratively dependant election commissions for the Election to the State Duma
The analysis revealed that the composition of 55 regional election commissions - almost two-thirds of the total - will remain almost the same as in 2011 Election.