The inauguration of the head of the Voronezh region will be held on September 15

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovicha in fotosencibilization vote at their polling station. Archival photoThe inauguration of the head of the Voronezh region will be held on September 15© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovana the image Bank

Won elections of the Governor of the Voronezh region, the acting head of the region Alexander Gusev will take office on 15 September, reported RIA Novosti the Chairman of regional election Committee Sergey Kanischev.

For the post of head of the region claimed six candidates: acting head of the Voronezh region Alexander Gusev — from the «United Russia» Nikolay Voronin, the Communist party, Arkady Minakov — from «homeland,» Igor Perevezentsev — from the «Party of growth», Vitaly Klimov — from «Fair Russia» Oleg Burtsev — from LDPR. The turnout was 44,83%, Gusev scored space of 72.52% of the vote. The second was Voronin from 13.68%, the third — Burtsev from 6.25%. Perevezentsev and Klimov scored of 2.22% of the vote, Minakov at 1.58% of the vote.

On Wednesday the electoral Commission of the Voronezh region declared the elections of the Governor of the region and adopted their results.

«The ceremony (inauguration) will be held on September 15 at 12 o’clock in the Voronezh region administration Lenin square, 1, in the great hall,» said Kanischev.

According to him, Gusev will take the oath before deputies of regional Duma and receive a registration certificate by the Governor.

The Voronezh region Governor is elected for 5 years and cannot hold office more than two consecutive terms. In the previous elections of Governor of the Voronezh region in the fall of 2014, the acting head of the region the candidate from the party «United Russia» Alexey Gordeyev has gained 88.81% of votes (952,271 thousand people).

The inauguration of the head of the Voronezh region will be held on September 15© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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