The establishment of voting results with the use of election voting processing complexes and e-voting complexes shall be made in electronic form at election precinct with the printing of protocols after the election. Between the level of election precinct and the central level, at the territorial election commissions is the collection of protocols’ data of precinct election commissions made during the processing of official voting results with entering of data into the State automated system 'Vybory'.
Federal Law on Basic Guarantees of Electoral Rights and the Right of Citizens of Russian Federation to Participate in a Referendum, May 22, 2002 (last amended on July 25, 2011, No 263-FZ), accessed on 10 September 2018
Article 67. Protocol of Vote Returns of Precinct Commission
34. The data of the protocol of vote returns, including the data obtained with the use of the technological vote counting equipment, shall be transmitted to the higher commission through telecommunication lines (with the exception of voice telecommunication lines) of the state automated information system “Vybory” or another telecommunication information system, and the first original copy of the protocol of vote returns and all electoral documentation, referendum documentation, including the ballots, shall, at first opportunity, be submitted to the higher commission either directly or through diplomatic or consular missions of the Russian Federation or in any other way that ensures safekeeping of electoral documentation, referendum documentation and its delivery to the destination. […]
Federal Law On Elections of Deputies to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, February 14, 2014 (last amended on 05.04.2016 No 92-FZ), accessed on 10 September 2018
Article 84. Protocols of a Precinct Election Commission on Voting Results
2. Protocols of a precinct election commission on voting results may be compiled electronically. Transmission by precinct election commissions to higher election commissions of protocols on voting results compiled electronically, receipt of such protocols by higher election commissions, and input of the data contained in these protocols into GAS Vybory shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation.
Article 86. The Establishment of Voting Results by the Territorial Election Commission
1. Based on the data of protocols of precinct election commissions on voting results, including the data transmitted by technical communication channels from the precinct election commissions formed in electoral precincts formed in inaccessible and remote areas, on vessels that are at sea on the voting day, at polar stations and outside the territory of the Russian Federation, the territorial election commission, after a preliminary verification of the correctness of protocols, no later than the third day after the voting day shall establish the results of voting in the respective territory by summing up all the data contained in the protocols. Tabulation of the data contained in the protocols shall be carried out directly by voting members of the territorial election commission. Persons referred to in Part 5 of Article 32 of the present Federal Law are entitled to be present during this process. […]
3. The chair, secretary or another voting member of the precinct election commission shall hand over the first copies of the protocols of the precinct election commission on voting results together with the annexed documents to a voting member of the territorial election commission, who shall verify the correctness of the protocols and completeness of the documents annexed to them. If the GAS Vybory system is installed in the territorial election commission, the data contained in the protocols shall immediately be entered into GAS Vybory, while verifying reconciliation of the control equations of the protocol data. If, after entry of the data contained in the protocols into GAS Vybory, technical errors made during the entry are discovered, correcting data shall be entered into the GAS Vybory solely on the basis of a reasoned decision of the territorial election commission. If GAS Vybory is not used, reconciliation of the control equations shall be verified by a member of the territorial election commission who verifies correctness of the protocols. […]