The election of the Kirov Governor has been a leader

Igor Vasiliev

The acting Governor of the Kirov region, Igor Vasiliev (“United Russia”), according to the results of processing 27.74% protocols, leading to presidential elections in the region. It is reported TASS with reference to data of the information centre of the regional election Commission Monday, September 11.

According to preliminary data, he was supported of 64.66 percent of the voters. Next comes the representative of the Communist party Sergey Mamaev with the rate of 19.78% of the votes. In the third place, the candidate from LDPR, the Deputy of the state Duma Kirill Cherkasov (9.02 percent), the fourth is the representative of the “Communists of Russia” Nikolay Barsukov (4.15 percent).

The turnout is the percentage of 30.21, the Agency said.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Vasiliev, acting Kirov Governor in July last year. Prior to this he held the position of head of Rosreestr. The same decree the head of state to abandon the post of Governor in connection with loss of trust Nikita Belykh, who headed the Kirov region in 2009. In June 2016 he was caught red-handed when receiving a bribe. Now the criminal case against him considering the Presnensky court of Moscow.

Past gubernatorial elections were held in the Kirov region in 2014. They won White, with nearly 70 percent of the vote. His rivals were, in particular, Sergey Mamaev and Kirill Cherkasov.