CCTV cameras to be installed at LPR polling stations ahead of presidential election

Polling stations in the Lugansk People’s Republic will be equipped with CCTV cameras for Russia’s presidential election in 2024, the Central Election Commission reported.
Some 40,000 voting locations will be monitored in the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics and the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, the CEC said.
The polling stations set up at medical centers, penitentiaries, military units, courts and polar stations outside Russia will have no video surveillance. Voter lists or personal data will not appear on video, election officials said.
Access to video records is available to election commissions, representatives of registered candidates, the parties that nominated the registered candidates, human rights ombudspersons, Human Rights Council members and technicians from the Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media. Voters can watch the election process at public monitoring centers, the CEC said.
On December 7, the Federation Council upper house of the Russian parliament will vote on the proposal to hold the next presidential election on March 17, 2024.*i

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