10 September in the Moscow region foreign observers from six foreign countries watched the elections. At one of these polling stations visited by international expert, representative of the Netherlands andré Elissen. Technical equipment of the election in Moscow it was a pleasant surprise.
International experts to observe the elections in the regions of the Russian Federation was invited by the Association “national public monitoring”. According to foreign observers, the introduction of complexes of processing of ballots (COHIBA) positively affects the transparency of the elections, and also gives citizens confidence that their vote will be counted.
“I’m pleasantly surprised to find that she had already seen. Impressed me in a positive sense, the organization of elections, the system of Cohiba, which makes the election process more transparent and open, and also allows more efficiently to the preliminary results of the voting”, – said on Sunday the Deputy of the European Parliament, the representative of the Netherlands andré Elissen, which oversees elections in the Moscow region.
On the issue of the shortcomings it has noted the expert responded that, in General, have not noticed any violations. “In one polling station I’m a little confused by the lack Cohiba, there were only transparent ballot box, which placed the ballots, but I explained how in this case, a running tally of votes. But I think it would be better to use more reliable modern methods,” he said.
Earlier, the “MK” wrote that in the suburbs Cohiba-2010 will be installed on 676 polling stations, PECs 330 was fitted with special equipment that reads the QR code. This new technology allows you to read encrypted bar code on the ballot are much more accurate and faster. And in the region in a single day of voting was going to test the latest Cohiba-2017. So almost all 1003 polling station was equipped with modern technology, enabling us to maintain strict control of the elections.