Financing Must Be Provided for Testing System That Would Allow for Scrapping Election Id Certificates - Vejonis

RIGA, March 12 (LETA) It is necessary to provide financing for testing a system that would allow for scrapping election identification certificates, leaving only ID cards and passports as the only valid voter identification documents, President Raimonds Vejonis said during a meeting with Central Election Commission chairman Arnis Cimdars.

As LETA was told at the president's office, Vejonis met Cimdars to discuss Latvia's readiness for the upcoming European Parliament elections, which will take place on May 25.

The president called for a system that would allow election officials to check online whether a person has already voted. This would allow voters to cast their ballots at any polling station without a risk someone...

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