Some 300 or 10% of the overall number of polling stations in Moscow will be equipped with such machines. There will be 2-3 machines per station, according to Mr Veshnyakov.
"Automatic systems take a precise count of votes and they have no weakness incident to human nature. They will help clear election commissions of the suspicion of poor performance," said Mr Veshnyakov. Moreover, the machines will speed up the count-up dramatically.
The CEC chief described the decision to equip polling stations with automatic machines as crucial.