Elections of the mayor of Omsk has failed from-for absence of candidates
Members of the city Council of Omsk declared the elections of the mayor failed for lack of candidates. About it reports the Internet-the edition “Superomsk” on Wednesday, April 19.
“Today we have no candidates. In this regard, today we can make only one decision — to declare the elections invalid”, — said the Chairman of the city Council Galina Gorst.
For this decision voted 21 deputies, against — 13, and three abstained, the newspaper notes.
According to Galina Gorst, within 20 days there will be a competition for the selection of candidates for the post of head of the city. The competition Commission will remain the same, but will increase the term of consideration of documents of candidates.
On the eve of 18 April, the latest candidate for mayor of Omsk, a businessman Andrey Eroshevich decided to withdraw his candidacy. The day before, refused to participate in elections for the second approved by the Committee, the candidate — Minister of labor and social development of the Omsk region Vladimir Kupriyanov. The Governor of the region Viktor Nazarov considered a “normal operational situation”.
Powers of the operating mayor Vyacheslav Dvorakovsky expire on 11 July. This year’s elections were the first when the mayor elect of the city Council members.