On a post of the mayor of Khabarovsk expect ten people

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City election Commission has finished accepting documents from people willing to run for mayor of Khabarovsk, elections will be held in a single voting day on 9 September, applications were received from 10 people, according to city hall.

«In the race for mayor came 10 people. Three of them are independents, the rest – representatives of political parties», — stated in the message.

It is noted that recent documents on the nomination of the candidate from the local branch of the party «United Russia» submitted by the Vice-mayor, first Deputy mayor for economic Affairs Sergey Kravchuk.

In addition to his political parties nominated Sergei penniless (LDPR), Maxim Kukushkin (Communist party), Sergey Romanov (Social democratic party of Russia), Armen Khachatryan («national rate»), Eugene Smolkin (PARNAS), Nikita Mikhalev («Fair Russia»). They do not need to collect signatures.

As independent candidates, the documents submitted Sergey Elizarov, Alexey Vorsin and Andrei Saveliev. These applicants have to collect 2.5 thousand signatures each. Signatures to be submitted before 18.00 on 25 July. Then start checking their compliance with the law. From August 11 in the media will start a paid campaign for candidates, paid for from their campaign funds.

Mayor now occupies the United Russia Alexander Sokolov. He directs Khabarovsk for 18 years and was elected four times (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2013), and in 2013 — in terms of severe flooding on the Amur river, when we were flooded hundreds of settlements, including the coastal areas of the city.