In the Khabarovsk region will be the new Governor
Sergey Furgal, who confidently defeated the current head of the region Vyacheslav Shport.
In the second round of the Khabarovsk territory won by the candidate from LDPR Sergey Furgal, he is ahead of his rival, incumbent head of the region Vyacheslav Shport, more than 40 percentage points. After treatment 99,24% of ballots gaining Furgal 69,62% of the votes, Shport 27,91%.
United Russia Vyacheslav Shport was the head of Khabarovsk Krai for more than nine years. In April 2009, by presidential decree he was appointed acting Governor of the region. In may of the same year, the deputies of the Khabarovsk territory has given Shport powers of the head region.
Furgal is a member of the Duma of the LDPR faction, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on health protection. He graduated from Blagoveshchensk state medical Institute in 1992 and the Russian Academy of state service under the President in 2010
According to information on the website of the election headquarters Furgala was born in 1970 in the Amur region. After graduating from medical school he worked in Parkowski Central regional hospital physician and neurologist. In the late 1990s began to do business.
In 2005, Furgal was elected Deputy of the legislative Duma of Khabarovsk Krai from the liberal democratic party, in the same year he became coordinator of the regional branch of the party. In 2007, Furgal was elected Deputy of the state Duma of the fifth convocation, held the position of Chairman of the Committee on Federation Affairs and regional policy. From 2015 to 2016, he headed the Duma Committee on health protection.