The Kremlin supported the decision of the CEC for the gubernatorial elections in Primorye

The Kremlin supported the decision of the CEC for the gubernatorial elections in Primorye

For the President of Russia Vladimir Putin is more important than the transparency and fairness of the election and not supported the candidate, said his press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. About it reports “Interfax”.


“The President has repeatedly said that more important to him is not supported by a candidate, and more importantly the legitimacy, clarity, transparency and fairness of elections”, — said Peskov. According to him, the Kremlin is closely watching the development of events in Primorye.

Judging by the statements of the CEC, “all this is in line with what has been said by the President Putin,” said Peskov. He noted that such a position of the Central election Commission, the Kremlin appreciates and supports.NewsElections in Primorye were left without results

The acting Governor is appointed by decree of the President, recalled Sands. “At the moment it is Tarasenko, if there are any other solutions or Tarasenko, or by the President, of course, you will learn about it”, — said Peskov.

Earlier Wednesday, the Central election Commission declared that will recommend to declare the elections of the Governor of Primorye invalid. New elections can be scheduled in three months.

In September in Primorye it took two rounds of gubernatorial elections. In the first, none of the candidates failed to gain more than 50% of the votes: he received the candidate of “United Russia” Andrei Tarasenko — 46,56%, the candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko — 24,64%. In the second round of the last led in the second round to the last. He was overtaken by Tarasenko after processing of 99.03% of the protocols. After processing 100% of protocols Ishchenko scored only on 7650 votes less Tarasenko. Both sides accused each other of fraud.

See also:

  • What is known Andrey Tarasenko
  • What is known Andriy Ishchenko