Pamfilova commented on the second round of elections in Primorye

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in fotoreceptor the Central election Commission of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova, the information center of the CEC of Russia single day of voting. September 9, 2018Pamfilova commented on the second round of elections in Primorye© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

The CEC there is no doubt that the elections of the head region in Primorye took place, is another question — whether recognized by their results on individual plots or as a whole, said the head of the Commission Ella Pamfilova.

«That elections took place, no doubt about it — that is, we have no reason to believe that they did not take place. As far as I know, until the last moment was not special no complaints or comments, even when it was introduced almost 98% of the ballots, no one had any doubts. Elections were held, and another thing: whether we admit their results or not accept — either as a whole or on individual plots, will punish anyone recognize whether someone is a winner,» — said Pamfilova reporters on Monday, speaking about the second round of elections in Primorye.

She added that this remains an open question until, until all disputed facts are not thoroughly examined by the CEC, and the results of this analysis conclusions will be drawn.

When counting votes, the second round of elections of the head of Primorye for some time was in the lead the candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko, its separation from the acting head of the region Andrei Tarasenko was up to 8%. On Monday morning, however, when counting more than 99% of the ballots ahead of his opponent by 0.5%, it was reported on the CEC website.

Ishchenko said about fraud in Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Ussuriisk and Artyom and announced an indefinite hunger strike. In turn, the Trustee Tarasenko Igor Khrushchev said that «in many polling stations … were bussing and bribery of voters», accusing the staff of the candidate from the Communist party.

Earlier Pamfilova said that in the case of abuse during the second round of elections of the head of the Primorsky territory, measures will be taken including the cancellation of results of voting at certain polling stations or even in General, if there are grounds. According to her, before the environment takes time out to study all cases on the situation in the elections in Primorye.

According to the count of 99.16% of the ballots, Tarasenko is gaining from 49.55%, Ishchenko — 48,06%.