A Senator from the Governor of Novosibirsk region will become the former head of the region

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in potomacfever Gorodetsky. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/09/09864f63efc6840a05327d7d1e62af2c.jpg" alt="A Senator from the Governor of Novosibirsk region will become the former head of the region" />© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Newly appointed Governor of the Novosibirsk region Andrey Travnikov reported that a member of the Federation Council from the head of the region will be ex-Governor Vladimir Gorodetsky.

«Yes, I took such decision. Of the three candidates that I recommended at the time of his nomination as a candidate for Governor, I made a choice in favor of Vladimir Filippovich Gorodetsky. I believe that his diverse experience will allow us to defend the interests and municipalities of the Novosibirsk region and the interests of our region in the upper house,» said herbalists to journalists after the ceremony of inauguration of the head region.

Early selection of the Governor of the Novosibirsk region took place on 9 September after the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 6 October 2017 dismissed at his own request Gorodetsky, appointing the mayor of Vologda Travnikova acting Governor.

Andrei Travnikov («United Russia») on the election results scored 64,52% of the total number of votes (405 722 votes), winning by a considerable margin from the competition. The candidate from LDPR Dmitry Saveliev received of 17.35% of the vote (109 076 votes), Anatoly Kubanov from «Fair Russia» — 11,73% (73 762), Georgy Mikhailov from «National Alliance» — 3,39% (21 300 votes). The turnout was 29,52%.A Senator from the Governor of Novosibirsk region will become the former head of the region© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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