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It works stably, no serious failures have been recorded.

Testing of the remote electronic voting system continues. During it, Muscovites answer two questions. They relate to the mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for representatives of socially significant professions (provided that employees do not have a medical outlet), as well as the development of personal and public transport.

Adult residents of the capital who have a full account can take part in the voting. To vote, you need to log in with your account and follow the link.

At the moment about 90 thousand people have expressed their opinion. The system works stably, no serious failures were recorded.

The test also checks the operation of new functions, including the deferred solution. It allows you to re-download the ballot and vote if the user opened it and there was a failure in the Internet or device.

Citywide testing of the electronic remote voting system will end on July 30 at 20:00. Its progress is constantly monitored by members of the public headquarters for observing the elections in Moscow in 2021, representatives of public organizations, Department of Information Technology of the city and members of the e-voting technical group.

On the first day of testing the online voting system, Aleksey Venediktov, head of the public headquarters for election observation, and Artem Kostyrko, head of the department for improving territorial administration and developing smart projects of the Moscow Government, met with foreign ambassadors from Latvia, Norway, France, Australia, the European Union and Japan. as well as representatives of the embassies from Germany, Canada, Poland and Switzerland.

The guests were told about the experience of conducting electronic voting in the capital. Artem Kostyrko explained how the online voting is going on. He also talked about the new deferred decision functionality that will be used in the elections in September.

This is not the first time that the electronic voting system has been assessed by international experts. Thus, in 2019 and 2020, international observers, during a visit to the public headquarters for election observation, became interested in electronic voting and called the changes in the Russian electoral process positive and progressive, and Russia’s experience in conducting online voting was unique.

In addition, the online voting system was tested by IT experts from the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Southeast Asian countries.

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