The head of Saratov has left the post due to election irregularities

Valery Saraev

The head of Saratov Valery Saraev resigned due to irregularities during the elections on 10 September. About it to journalists on Monday, September 11, reported acting of the Governor of the region Valery Radaev, his words leads TASS.

“We had issues on the organization of the election campaign in Saratov, the mayor decided to resign”, — quotes the official RIA Novosti.

September 10, in the single voting day, residents of the Saratov region was chosen Governor and deputies of regional Duma. As reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the regional Directorate of the Ministry of internal Affairs, violations of, can affect the outcome of the election was recorded.

In regional election Committee have specified that received five complaints. Also checked the message about the fight that occurred at the site number 87 in the Zavodskoy district of Saratov, as well as stuffing that allegedly took place at another polling station in the city.

There is information on the suppression attempts of stuffing the stack of ballots in the town of Engels. The Chairman of regional election Committee Pavel Tochilkin, describing the incident as a provocation, reported that the incident began pre-investigation checks.