Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai has overtaken rival from the Communist party in the elections
VLADIVOSTOK, 17 Sep — RIA Novosti. The acting Governor of Primorye Andrey Tarasenko counting 99.03% of the votes in the second round of elections of the head of region has overtaken his rival from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko 0.5% and scored 49,02%, according to the website of the CEC.
Earlier counting of votes almost from the beginning was in the lead the candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko, the gap amounted to 8%.
According to the count 99.03% of the ballots, Tarasenko took the lead, gaining 49,02%, Ishchenko gaining 48,56%.
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”.
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