Kaliningrad electoral Commission recognized the elections of the Governor held

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobacteria. Archival photoKaliningrad electoral Commission recognized the elections of the Governor held© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

The election Commission of the Kaliningrad region has declared last Sunday’s election of the Governor of valid, informed RIA Novosti the representative of regional election Committee Anastasia Buymov.

«At its regular meeting, the election Commission has recognized the past in a single day of voting in the election valid. Thus, the election results are final, and the acting head of the region Anton Alikhanov — elected Governor,» said Buymov.

She noted that the meeting resolved to issue Alikhanov a certificate of election to the post of Governor of the Kaliningrad region. According to the representative of the electoral Commission, the regional Duma deputies will now have to appoint the date of the extraordinary public meeting, which will be the official entry Alikhanov office.

After the elections, the acting Governor Alikhanov gained 81,06% of voters who voted 255 thousand people. The representative of LDPR Evgenie Mishin scored 5,47% of the vote, a member of the Communist party Igor Revin has received of 8.89% of the vote, the representative of the ecologist party «Green» Ekaterina Timofeeva scored of 2.53% of the vote. The turnout made up of 39.35%.

The previous gubernatorial elections in the region took place in September 2015, the head of the region became acting Governor Nikolai Tsukanov, who less than a year was appointed Plenipotentiary representative of the President in the North-West. Acting Governor had appointed a former head of the regional Department of the FSB Evgeny Senichev. In October 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the resignation Senicheva and the appointment of a new acting head of the region — a premiere of the regional government 30-year-old Anton Alikhanov, before moving to Kaliningrad, he worked in the Ministry of industry and trade.

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