Many members of the Communist party supported the hunger strike of candidate for Governor of Primorye

© Photo : Legislative Assembly of the Primorsky craindra IshchenkoMany members of the Communist party supported the hunger strike of candidate for Governor of Primorye© Photo : Legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai

Many members of the Communist party in Primorye joined the protest, organized by a gubernatorial candidate Andrei Ishchenko because of dissatisfaction with the counting of votes, reported RIA Novosti Deputy of the regional legislative Assembly, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on regional policy and legality Artem Samsonov (CPRF).

Earlier, during the counting of votes was in the lead the candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko, the gap between him and Andrei Tarasenko was up to 8%. Monday morning Tarasenko counting 99.03% of the ballots in the second round of elections of the head of the region ahead of his opponent by 0.5% and gained 49,02%, was reported on the CEC website. Ishchenko said about the falsification of ballots in Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Ussuriisk and Artyom and announced an indefinite hunger strike. Observers of the Public chamber of Primorye, in turn, said that violations in these areas are not recorded. The electoral Commission of the Krai earlier reported that a check of the complaint of supporters Ishchenko.

«Many have joined the hunger strike. I myself am in Ussuriysk, fast for about 20 hours. We have already filed many complaints – in the Soviet district of Vladivostok and Ussuriysk. We also plan to go to court,» said Samsonov.

The results of the voting on 9 September in the second round of elections came Andrei Tarasenko, who received in the first round 46,56%, and the Deputy of legislative Assembly of Primorye candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko, who scored 26,63%.

The turnout in the second round of the elections at 18.00 local time (11.00 MSK) amounted to 29,15%, which is more than 9 September.

According to the exit poll, Tarasenko is leading with a score of 53%, Ishchenko gaining 47%, according to OOO «KTS «Expert Groups.»Many members of the Communist party supported the hunger strike of candidate for Governor of Primorye© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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