The head of the Moscow election Commission Valentin Gorbunov agreed to resign only in the case of the refusal of the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky from the mandate of the Deputy of the state Duma. He stated this on Monday, September 11, reports “Interfax”.
At a video conference of the Central election Commission the Minister Ella Pamfilova asked Gorbunova, what complaints were received by the Metropolitan Commission. “No, except for political statements of the party “Yabloko” me to resign and requirements Zhirinovsky chasing me with a broom, anything we have,” he replied.
The head of Moscow election Committee has also proposed to hand over the mandate of the Deputy of the state Duma Communist Valery Rashkin, who refused to recognize the results of municipal elections a week before election day. He also urged to do agree with him colleagues.
“Oddly enough, none of the candidates from this party refused the Deputy mandate obtained by the results of not they had recognized the elections,” Gorbunov was quoted by RIA Novosti. He stressed that the Communists took advantage of the opportunity to meet with the voters: instead of 14 thousand spent only one thousand events.
Earlier Monday, Secretary of General Council of “United Russia”, Deputy Duma speaker Sergei Neverov said that he positively assesses the results of the party in the municipal elections of the capital. He also noted skillfully presented by the election campaign of the party “Yabloko”, which gained second place in the elections.
However, he expressed surprise data shown CPRF and the LDPR. The Communists almost five times fewer seats in municipal councils: 43 212 against which they had previously taken.
September 10, Zhirinovsky said that the city Day in Moscow made the day before the single day of voting to reduce turnout. “We have been required to dismiss the head of Mothersurname Gorbunova, who is the only one left from Luzhkov’s team. He conducts such an election without voters,” quoted a liberal Democrat on the website of the political movement.