Moscow court to proceed with Communist Party’s lawsuits against e-voting results
MOSCOW, October 6 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Presnensky District Court has set October 7 as a date for the talk on 15 lawsuits filed by the Russian Communist Party and candidates for State Duma lawmakers objecting the results of electronic voting, the court’s press service told RAPSI.
In total, the party lodged 32 administrative claims against the e-voting results.
Elections to the State Duma were held last weekend, five parties passed to the lower house of parliament: United Russia received 324 mandates, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation - 57, A Just Russia - For Truth - 27, LDPR - 21 and New People - 13.
Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the leadership of the parties that passed to the State Duma noted that electronic voting, like technical progress, cannot be stopped, so it was important to monitor the quality of the process.