Tarasenko ahead of Ishchenko after counting one hundred percent of the protocols on elections of the head of Primorye

© RIA Novosti / Roman Vladimirovitch vote at their polling station. Archival photoTarasenko ahead of Ishchenko after counting one hundred percent of the protocols on elections of the head of Primorye© RIA Novosti / Roman Vladimirov

The acting Governor of Primorye Andrey Tarasenko after processing 100% of ballots in the second round of elections of the head of the region received from 49.55% of the vote, according to the website of the CEC.

It is noted that candidates in governors from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko scored 48,06%.

President Vladimir Putin in early October 2017 signed a decree about dismissal of the head of Primorsky Krai Vladimir Miklushevsky. 4 October 2017 the acting Governor was appointed Andrei Tarasenko. In the single voting day September 9, none of the candidates for Governor of Primorye was not able to recruit the necessary number of votes — at least 50% + 1 vote. In the second round of elections came Tarasenko, who received in the first round 46,56%, and Ishchenko, who scored 26,63%.

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