The candidate of the Communist party in the elections of the Governor of Primorye stopped the hunger strike

© 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 Sep 2018. Archival photoThe candidate of the Communist party in the elections of the Governor of Primorye stopped the hunger strike© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

The candidate of the Communist party in the elections of the Governor of Primorye Andrey Ishchenko said that it has terminated the previously announced hunger strike. This was reported by the news Agency PrimaMedia.

Previously after the lead past the second round of elections of the Governor went to the acting Governor of the region Andrey Tarasenko, Ishchenko published in his Facebook post that announces a hunger strike in protest against allegedly committed in Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Ussuriisk and Artyom falsification of protocols.

The candidate has told RIA Novosti that it had prepared complaints, associated with election results.

While in the Public chamber of the region said that irregularities in the counting protocols are not fixed.

Staff Tarasenko in turn also declared violations and accused Ishchenko that representatives of the Communist party, observers, members of the commissions let normal counting.

Elections of the head of Primorye

The second round of elections of the Governor of Primorsky Krai took place on 16 September.

Tarasenko on the first results of the vote ahead of your 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 Monday morning, the CEC reported that after the count 99.03% of the ballots Tarasenko ahead of his opponent by 0.5% and gained 49,02% of the vote, winning thus the gubernatorial elections.

The candidates for Governor thus exchanged mutual accusations against each other, allegedly because of fraud in the voting process.

The results of the vote

The CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova said that the election Commission there is no doubt that the elections of the head region in Primorye took place, however, she clarified that the issue of recognition of their results as a whole or in parts remains open.

Pamfilova also said that the CEC takes the time out to environment for analysis of all calls received on the situation in the elections, and promised to send experts for more information on voting.

The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko believes that the gubernatorial elections in Russia showed that between the candidates in the regions there is real competition. As an example, the Senator cited the situation in Primorsky Krai.

According to the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin is monitoring the situation with the elections in the region and encourages focus on the application of the CEC.

The candidate of the Communist party in the elections of the Governor of Primorye stopped the hunger strike© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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