Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin advocates holding the RF Presidential Elections on March 18, the day of the Accession Treaty of Crimea and Russia.
“This is Sunday, and it can be the Election Day in accordance with our legislation. And it is very good that this day may occur in the wonderful holiday which we celebrate for several years,” he is quoted by Russian media.
According to the law “On the President Elections of the Russian Federation”, the first voting will be held on the second Sunday of the month in which the previous elections were held. According to this norm, President Election 2018 will be held on March 11.