In Ingushetia, more than half of the voters, or almost 118 thousand people, voted. So far, residents of Magas are voting most actively: more than 62 percent of citizens who have the right to vote have visited polling stations.
In second place is the population of the mountainous Dzheyrakhsky region, in third – Malgobeksky. There are 137 precinct election commissions in Ingushetia.
Residents of the region elect their representatives in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation and deputies of the republican People’s Assembly of the seventh convocation.
Five candidates expressed their desire to represent the interests of the region in the State Duma; they were nominated by political parties. Four regional branches of parties participate in the elections of deputies to the People’s Assembly. Its current composition was formed in September 2016 and consists of 32 deputies from United Russia, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, A Just Russia and the Liberal Democratic Party.
At the polling stations, great attention is paid to the observance of anti-epidemiological security measures. The head of the region, Mahmud-Ali Kalimatov, personally checked the presence of protective masks and disinfectants in the premises of 12 election commissions.