Turnout at the repeated elections of the head of Primorye made up of 46.35%
VLADIVOSTOK, December 17. /TASS/. Turnout at the repeated elections of the Governor of Primorye, which took place on Sunday, made up of 46.35%. This was reported to journalists by the Secretary of the regional election Commission Natalia Kamaeva.
“According to 100% of precinct election commissions that were entered into the SAS “Vybory”, the voter turnout made up of 46.35%, in absolute terms, in the elections participated 680 098 thousand voters,” said Kamaeva.
The results of the last in September 2018, the second round of elections of the head of Primorsky Krai was invalidated by the provincial election Commission due to numerous violations. Participated in interim then acting Governor of the region Andrey Tarasenko resigned shortly after the abolition of the voting results. He also refused to participate in the new elections. In late September the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Oleg Kozhemyako, 2015 head of the Sakhalin oblast, the acting Governor of Primorye.
Re-elections took place on 16 December. The acting Governor of Primorye Kozhemyako on the re-election of the head of the region received 61,88% of votes after processing 100% of protocols, follows from the data of the CEC.