All-Russian scientific conference
"e-Government in the Information Society: Theory and Practice"

INTERNET-TECHNOLOGY IN REGIONAL POLITICS. NIZHNY NOVGOROD EXPERIENCE

R.M. Bikmetov

Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University
Nizhny Novgorod

Now the Internet becomes the more and more widespread means of political communications and one of versions of election technologies in modern Russia. Its application in politics has incorporated all advantages of traditional means of the communications.

In Nizhny Novgorod area at the end of the 90-ties the sites of administration of the Nizhny Novgorod area, Legislative assembly, administration of Nizhny Novgorod, City Duma of the regional centre, regional selective commission were opened and work successfully now.

Most actively in Nizhny Novgorod the Internet opportunities are used in the activity of the proxy representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Privolzhskiy federal district - Sergey Kirienko.

The opportunities the Internet are used in regional and local elections in the Nizhny Novgorod area. The experience of their application has shown constructive and destructive opportunities of modern information technologies.

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Original URL — http://ims2002.nw.ru/02-enGOVf03.htm