Central Election Commission declares Russian Constitution amendments vote to be final
MOSCOW, July 3 (RAPSI) – The Central Election Commission of Russia on Friday declared the Constitution amendments vote to be final.
The vote results protocol was signed on July 3, the Commission’s statement reads. According to the document, 77.92% of Russians voted for the amendments; 21.27% said no to the changes.
On June 25, the All-Russian voting on amendments to Constitution started in the country and abroad. The main voting day, according to the presidential decree, was July 1; however, citizens could also vote from June 25 to 30. Residents of Moscow and Niznny Novgorod had an opportunity to vote online.