Police to Secure Transport of Confidential Election Material for First Time

For the first time in the upcoming local elections, police officers will secure the confidential material, including devices for reading voters’ fingerprints. This is part of the Rulebook on the conduct of the police in the elections adopted by the State Election Commission (SEC), and was prepared in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior. SEC member Boris Kondarko clarified that the police will ensure the transport of ballots and the voter list to the Election Boards, and for the first time with the amendments to the law, the technical equipment for voting for identification through fingerprint.