The state Duma rejected the bill of the liberal democratic party, which would reward in the form of a weekend for citizens who participate in elections at the municipal and regional levels.
We will remind, deputies of the liberal democratic party, guided by Russian legislation, proposed a bill to overcome the absenteeism of citizens, the government can establish measures. As this encouragement the deputies and offered to provide a day off for citizens working under the Labour contract, as well as for state and municipal employees. According to this initiative, an extra day of rest could benefit students studying full-time.
As reported IA “SeverInform” with reference to RIA Novosti, the state Duma Committee on constitutional legislation rejected the bill, thinking that these incentives do not correspond to the Constitution.
Note, the turnout at the local level is about 20-30 %.