United Russia called the date of the primaries


RIA Novosti

“United Russia” plans to hold a preliminary vote on the selection of candidates for participation in regional elections on may 28. On Tuesday, February 7, announced the Secretary of the General Council of the party, Vice-speaker of the state Duma Sergey Neverov, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.

“I hope colleagues will support it, and it will be the date 28 may,” — said Neverov. According to him, the date will be determined at the meeting of the General Council, which will take place on Tuesday afternoon.

Neverov expressed hope that the representatives of the political parties represented in the Duma in the last elections, will help the participants of the upcoming election campaigns in the regions. “It’s important for us to maintain the level of support we have received from citizens,” — said the head

In 2017, the single voting day will be held September 10. In six regions choose the regional legislative Assembly, 14 — regional leaders will also be elections of the heads of a number of city administrations. The vote in single-member Kingisepp district of the Leningrad region will be distributed to the mandate of the speaker of the state Duma of the sixth convocation Sergei Naryshkin, who in October 2016 was appointed chief of the foreign intelligence Service (SVR).

The lists of candidates to the state Duma from “United Russia” at the September election of 2016 was the result of the preliminary intra-party voting, which took place on 22 may. In the primaries featured on nearly 10 million voters.