Kaliningrad electoral Committee has cancelled results of by-elections of the Deputy on three sites

© RIA Novosti / Justin Griffiths-Williamsport in fotomancer for a vote. Archival photoKaliningrad electoral Committee has cancelled results of by-elections of the Deputy on three sites© RIA Novosti / Justin Griffiths-Williamsport the image Bank

The election Commission of the Kaliningrad region has cancelled results of by-elections of the Deputy of the state Duma in three polling stations in Mamonovsky city district due to violations, reported the press service of the regional election Committee.

On Tuesday, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova drew attention to the incident in the Kaliningrad region, she noted that now «in social networks walking videos», which shows how seven people «in the same clothes, with open faces, the camera» bypass three of the polling station, come to a certain person, take the ballots and vote. The Kaliningrad regional electoral Commission referred to the Investigation Committee a video recording, perhaps multiple voting of the same people on several sites.

«These violations do not allow to reliably identify the will of voters. In this regard, the election Commission decided to cancel the decision of precinct electoral commissions No. 28, 29, 30 and the results of voting in single-mandate electoral district No. 98, issued in the form of protocols, and the results of the voting to invalidate», — stated in the message.

However, the election Commission of the Kaliningrad region has recognized the additional elections of the Deputy of the state Duma of the seventh convocation in single-seat constituency No. 98 held and the election results are valid. Elected Deputy was recognized as a candidate Yarashuk Alexander G., who received the highest number of votes of voters who took part in the vote.

Elections to the Kaliningrad region were held after the Deputy of the state Duma from region Alexey Silanes became the head of Kaliningrad, and the former head of the city Alexander Yaroshuk, who led the city for over 10 years, in March, left the post at own will. Ex-mayor Yaroshuk participated in elections to the single voting day September 9, from the party «United Russia», gaining 40.1% of the votes, almost twice ahead of the representative of the Communist party of Igor Revina. The turnout in the region amounted to slightly more than 20%.Kaliningrad electoral Committee has cancelled results of by-elections of the Deputy on three sites© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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