«United Russia» has put forward Travnikova candidate for the post of head of the Novosibirsk region

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotobanka herbalists. Archival photo«United Russia» has put forward Travnikova candidate for the post of head of the Novosibirsk region© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The members of the regional branch of the party «United Russia» nominated the acting Governor of the Novosibirsk region Andrei Travnikova for the post of head of the region, told RIA Novosti the regional branch of the party.

«Today was a regional party conference. Travnikova candidacy was supported by the majority of votes», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 October 2017 dismissed the former Governor Vladimir Gorodetsky, appointing the mayor of Vologda Andrei Travnikova acting head of the region. Early elections of the Governor will be held on September 9. Herbalists declared intention to participate in elections, and was included in the list for intra-party vote, the party «United Russia».

The single voting day September 9 will cover the majority of regions of Russia, 33 of them will vote at the regional level. In particular, in 22 subjects will choose heads of the regions. As of today, gubernatorial elections are scheduled in more than half of the subjects of the Russian Federation, where the official election campaign started.

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