Deputy Vladimir Panov became the mayor of Nizhny Novgorod

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovicha in votebanning Novgorod. Archival photoDeputy Vladimir Panov became the mayor of Nizhny Novgorod© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovana the image Bank

Deputies of Nizhny Novgorod at the meeting on Wednesday elected the Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir Panov as the new head of the city.

For this post, was claimed by two candidates. Panova also nominated acting Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region, is the head of administration of city district Vyksa Roman Koshelev proposed by the group of deputies of the city Duma. Candidates Panov and Kosheleva January 12 was approved by the competition Commission.

After the transition of Nizhny Novgorod on single-headed system of governance the mayor elect the deputies of the Duma of the candidates, which will present the competition Commission. Its membership includes five representatives of the city Duma and five members appointed by order of the acting Governor. During the meeting, both candidates presented their programs and answered questions of deputies.

Deputies Gordumy Igor Bogdanov (fraction «Fair Russia») and Nikolay Sataev (CPRF) has declared support for the candidacy Panova for the position of mayor. Acting Chairman of the city Duma Elizabeth Solonenko said that the faction «United Russia» naturally supports Panov and adopted a decision on the consolidated voting for him.

«Issued bulletins 43, invalid — 0. The vote was as follows: Roman Koshelev — 2, for Vladimir Panov — 41. In a secret ballot, the lords elected head of the city», — announced the results of the Chairman of the audit Committee Dmitry Barykin.