Russia: Hotline opened to address voter complaints!

RBC,02.12.2007, Moscow 14:33:57.Voter hotline operators have been taking calls reporting difficulties faced by international observers in the State Duma elections in Russia, member of the Public Chamber and Chairman of the Coordination Council of non-governmental organizations for protecting voting rights Andrei Przhezdomsky said. According to Przhezdomsky, the reports were mainly of informative nature, but showed that voters had some complaints as far as the organization of elections was concerned. For instance, there have been many calls from voters who failed to discover themselves in voter lists, and such issues were resolved in cooperation with the Central Election Commission in an urgent manner. As of 11 a.m. some 23,242 calls have been made.

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