Ishchenko is in the lead on elections of the head of Primorye after counting 83% of the ballots
VLADIVOSTOK, September 16 — RIA Novosti. The candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko after treatment 82,97% of the ballots in the second round of elections of the head of the region received 52,24% of the votes, he is leading with a margin of 7%, reported to journalists the representative of the regional electoral Commission.
“Ishchenko scored 52,24%, Tarasenko 45,10%”, — said the representative of the electoral Commission. According to him, the turnout was of 33.03%.
The results of the voting on 9 September in the second round of elections came Andrei Tarasenko, who received in the first round 46,56%, and the Deputy of legislative Assembly of Primorye candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko, who scored 26,63%.
The turnout in the second round of the elections at 18.00 local time (11.00 MSK) amounted to 29,15%, which is more than 9 September. According to the exit poll, Tarasenko is leading with a score of 53%, Ishchenko gaining 47%, according to OOO “KTS “Expert Groups”.