“Participation in the elections is our responsibility”
Already traditionally, among the first voters - the head of the city Sergey Berdnikov and the chairman of the Moscow State Road Safety Alexander Morozov.
In the early morning, the mayor Sergei Berdnikov arrived at the polling station and voted for one of the candidates for governor of the Chelyabinsk region.
The mayor noted that the elections are an important event in the life of every resident of the region.
“This day is a good reminder that we must decide our own destiny ourselves,” Sergei Nikolaevich emphasized. - Participation in the elections is our responsibility. It must be understood that if I want to change something, then I have to come to the polling station. "
According to the mayor, a lot of preparatory work was carried out. Due to this, performances of creative and sports groups, trade will be organized at all sites opened today. Pleasant gifts have been prepared for voters who come to vote for the first time: pens, badges, notebooks, flags and T-shirts with the symbols of elections.
Joined those who decided to fulfill their civic duty in the morning and the speaker of MGSD Alexander Morozov.
“Those who are going to leave our city, or they don’t care how their children and grandchildren live, do not go to the polls. And who loves his city, he walks and votes. Because elections are a concentrated expression of indifference. ”
All polling stations opened their doors at 08:00 and will work until 20:00 local time.
It is worth noting that the regional election committee opened a "hot line", which will work today until eight in the evening, and the next two days - from 9 to 18 hours, a break - from 12 to 13 hours. Citizens can report violations at polling stations.
Telephone hotline of the election commission of the Chelyabinsk region: 8 (351) 727-71-06.