25 April 2014, Friday, 12:45

Rustem Khamitov met with the Russian CEC head Vladimir Churov

author: Bashinform News Agency

On April 24, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Russia Vladimir Churov, the press service of the head of the region informs.

Rustem Khamitov expressed gratitude to the Russian CEC head for that Ufa was chosen for the seminar meeting with the chairmen of election commissions of subjects of the Russian Federation included in the Volga and Ural Federal Districts.

“We came here because a lot of positive organizational experience had been gained in Bashkiria. We expect that those subjects of the Russian Federation where elections to be held in the autumn will follow your example,” Vladimir Churov said.

According to the CEC head, "In September – there will be quite a scale event because already now 17 gubernatorial campaigns are going on. That is 17 heads of subjects of the Russian Federation will be elected in September. Plus it will include a significant amount of elections to the legislative assemblies of regions, plus a large number of municipal elections and referendums. This is quite enough for a single voting day. On the last single voting day we put forward more than 120 thousand candidates at all levels. This year it may be even more".

Rustem Khamitov noted that the activities of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation were constantly being improved.