Cossack party nominated its candidate for Governor of the Voronezh region

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Seasonofpeace fotobank in Voronezh. Archival photoCossack party nominated its candidate for Governor of the Voronezh region© RIA Novosti / Alexei Seasonofpeace the image Bank

The Cossack party of the Russian Federation has put forward its candidate in governors of the Voronezh region lawyer Yuriy Slepchenko, said on Friday, RIA Novosti head of the regional branch of the party Mikhail Chubirko.

Previously, «United Russia» decided to nominate its candidate for Governor of the acting head of the region Alexander Gusev, the liberal democratic party has nominated the head of the regional branch of the party Oleg Burtsev, the Communist party regional Deputy Nikolay Voronin. The Rodina party has nominated its candidate in governors of the Voronezh region the chief of the library of the local University Arkady Minakov, and «Fair Russia» — chief editor of the newspaper «Rossosh» Vitaly Klimov.

«Just ended conference, 10-15 minutes (ago). General meeting of the party unanimously nominated on June 29 the candidate on a post of the head of region lawyer Slepchenko Yury Nikolaevich», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Elections will be held in a single voting day on 9 September. The Voronezh region Governor is elected for 5 years and cannot hold office more than two consecutive terms.

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