The Communist Party of the Russian Federation filed 31 lawsuits with the Presnensky Court of Moscow following the results of remote electronic voting in the capital in the elections to the State Duma. This was announced by the secretary of the Moscow city committee of the Communist Party Nikolai Volkov.
“We have filed lawsuits in court – 31 lawsuits. The elections were unreliable, and we demand that they be canceled, ”said Mr. Volkov (quoted by RIA Novosti).
In addition, the press secretary of the Communist Party faction in the Moscow City Duma, a member of the election headquarters of the Moscow City Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Nikita Popov told Interfax that the lawyer of the Moscow branch of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Mukhamed Bidzhev was drawn up a protocol for organizing an unsanctioned rally and was arrested for ten days.
The party planned to file claims earlier. However, on the eve of the secretary of the Moscow city committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Nikolai Volkov said that the police had blocked four of their lawyers and did not allow them to get to court. A few days before that, the building of the city committee was cordoned off.
Electronic voting in elections to the State Duma was carried out in Moscow, Sevastopol, as well as in the Murmansk, Kursk, Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl and Rostov regions. According to the Central Election Commission, in Moscow the turnout for online voting was 96.5%. Today, September 29, the Communist Party faction in protest left the first meeting of the Moscow City Duma after the summer break, which was held in the format of a video conference.
About the attempts of the communists to appeal the results of electronic voting – in the material of “Kommersant” “On the distant approaches to the court.”