The number of candidates for the post of Governor of Sevastopol grew to five

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura in fotomontage port in Sevastopol. Archival photoThe number of candidates for the post of Governor of Sevastopol grew to five© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mangalapura the image Bank

The Sevastopol city election Commission has registered another two candidates for the position of Governor of the city — from parties, LDPR and «People against corruption», said the electoral Commission of Sevastopol.

Direct elections of governors will be held in Sevastopol for the first time. Prior to that, head of the city was approved by deputies of the legislative Assembly, and the nomination made by the President. Elections will be held in a single voting day on September 10.

«The post of Governor of Sevastopol Viktor Leonidovich Rezanova, Ilya Grigorievich Zhuravlev submitted the necessary documents on the nomination. Candidates are given a written confirmation that they will be received», — have informed in city election Committee.

Rezanov, as noted in the election Commission, nominated at the Congress of all-Russian political party «People against corruption». Zhuravlev became a candidate for the post of Governor of Sevastopol city branch of the LDPR.

Previously, candidates for Governor of Sevastopol became acting mayor Dmitry Ovsyannikov (nominated by the Presidium of the General Council «United Russia»), Ivan Ermakov from regional branch of party «Patriots of Russia» and the Roman Kiyashko from the Communist party.

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