Ishchenko said that he was offered the post of Vice-Governor of Primorye

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in fotoracconti in governors from the Communist party, the Deputy of Legislative Assembly of Primorye Andrey Ishchenko in front of the regional administration in Vladivostok. 17 September 2018, archival photoIshchenko said that he was offered the post of Vice-Governor of Primorye© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

Candidate for Governor of Primorye from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko said that representatives of staff, the acting head of the region Andrey Tarasenko offered him the post of Deputy Governor of the region, while the regional authorities officially deny this information.

«Yes, I was,» — said Ishchenko RIA Novosti. He did not specify which of the staff made such a proposal.

«To me they all call now ask about something. Of course, I refused. We have the facts that the elections in many areas were rigged. I the Governor-elect, why should I resign and accept (Vice-Governor)?» he said.

Press Secretary Tarasenko Elena Burmistrova has denied the information about the offer. «That’s not true, of course,» she said.

The representative of the headquarters Tarasenko Yuliya Yakovenko told RIA Novosti that this information in the staff there.

«We can neither confirm nor deny. Such information we have,» — said Yakovenko.

Earlier a similar situation occurred in the Khabarovsk territory. Candidate for Governor Vyacheslav Shport suggested Sergei Furgal «to go to work in the government as first Deputy and together work together to implement the promises.» Furgal said that accepting his offer «and is ready, if necessary, to roll up their sleeves and do everything to improve the lives of residents of the region». He later told RIA Novosti that he does not refuse the second round, despite the agreement to work together with Shport.

Governor of Primorye Andrey Ishchenko and acting head of the region Andrey Tarasenko accused each other of falsification of the protocols in the second round of elections of the head region. Tarasenko after the publication of the first results of voting avoided his opponent by almost 30%, but after counting 50% of the ballots with a margin of 7% was the leader representing the Communist party Ishchenko. On the morning of Monday after the count 99.03% of the protocols Tarasenko again ahead of his opponent by 0.5% and gained 49,02%.

The electoral Commission of the Krai reported that the check of the complaint of supporters representing the Communist party Ishchenko. In the regional OP noted that observers of irregularities in the counting protocols are not recorded. The head of the CEC of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova said that the Central election Commission until Wednesday takes the time out to study all cases on the situation in the elections in Primorye, and promised to carefully study all the facts from both candidates. Pamfilova stressed that the CEC has 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.Ishchenko said that he was offered the post of Vice-Governor of Primorye© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia