Acting head of Karelia Arthur Parfenchikov (“United Russia”) gains 61,98% after processing of 1.71 percent of protocols of precinct election commissions on elections of the head of the region, RIA Novosti reported.
Currently in second place is the candidate of the party “Fair Russia” Irina Petelava (17.21%), the third — the representative of the Communist party Eugene Ulyanov 10.2 percent of the vote, in fourth place — the representative of LDPR Evgenie the besední from 7.34 percent of the vote.
Elections of various levels took place on Sunday in 82 of the 85 regions of Russia. The exception was St. Petersburg, Ingushetia, and Magadan oblast. In the Kingisepp and Bryansk single-mandate constituencies held by-elections to the state Duma, in 16 regions, the inhabitants elected the heads of the subjects, and six members of the legislative Assembly.
In total during the 5.8 thousand of election campaigns of regional and municipal levels is replaced by the order of 36.7 thousand mandates. Overall there were 42 parties and six public associations.