Senator Lavrik may leave the Federation Council

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoreceptori before the meeting of the Federation Council of Russia. Archival photoSenator Lavrik may leave the Federation Council© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The name of the member of the Federation Council Committee on budget and financial markets, Alexander Lavrik, representing the Executive body of state power of the Kemerovo region, is not in the list of candidates submitted to the regional electoral Commission acting Governor Sergey Tsivileva.

As have informed in regional branch of «United Russia», on Monday, Tsivilev handed over to the regional election Commission the necessary documents for registration as the candidate on elections of the Governor of the Kemerovo region.

«Tsivilev provided information about the three candidates for the Federation Council from the Kemerovo region in the event of his victory,» — said in a press release.

The list includes the acting Deputy Governor on interaction with bodies of local self-government Alexey Sinitsyn (previously headed the regional Parliament), General Director of HC «SDS-Energo» Dmitry Kuzmin and Chairman of the Council of people’s deputies of Kemerovo Nikolai Senchurov.

Earlier, a source in the upper house of Parliament told RIA Novosti that the outcome of the September elections the Council of the Federation may leave at least 20 senators, one of them is 69-year-old Lavrik.

Lavrik was the Deputy of the Kuzbass Council of the fourth convocation on a temporary basis, the Director of construction rental EVRAZ ZSMK, Evraz holding. In October 2013, he became the representative of regional administration in the Federation Council. The end of his mandate in September, 2018, when will be a special election of the Chapter. From 1 April, acting Governor appointed Tsivilev, which was later nominated for gubernatorial elections from the party «United Russia».