Alexander Brechalov, the acting head of Udmurtia, participated in the single day of voting because of lack of residence in the Republic. On Sunday, September 10, RIA Novosti said the representative of the press service of the regional government.
“Representatives of the government of the Udmurt Republic actively vote,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
In the single voting day, September 10, elections are held almost throughout Russia, with the exception of Ingushetia, Magadan oblast and St. Petersburg. In 16 subjects, including in Udmurtiya, choose the heads of regions.
For the highest presidency of the Republic fighting five candidates. In addition Brechalov (“United Russia”), the deputies of the state Council of the Republic Vladimir Bodrov (Communist party) and Timur Yagafarov (LDPR), spywares Farid Yunusov and editor-in-chief of a local Agency “Capital of Izhevsk” Andrey Ivanov (Communist party).
The previous elections of the head of Udmurt Republic took place in 2014. The victory was gained by United Russia, Aleksandr Solovyov, who received almost 85 percent of the vote with a turnout of 43 percent. On 4 April this year, President Vladimir Putin fired Solovyov in connection with loss of trust. Earlier in the day it became known about excitation concerning it criminal case about bribes. Acting head of Udmurtia was appointed Secretary of the Public chamber, co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the popular front (popular front) Alexander Brechalov.