The Communist party was ready to stand as a candidate in the second round of elections in the Khabarovsk region

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in photobacteria round of electionsThe Communist party was ready to stand as a candidate in the second round of elections in the Khabarovsk region© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

The regional branch of the Communist party is ready to nominate their candidate for the second round of elections of the Governor of the Khabarovsk territory, if someone released a re-vote – Sergei Furgal or Vyacheslav Shport — withdraw his candidacy, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, the first Secretary of the Khabarovsk territorial Committee of the Communist party Alexander Gromov.

Following the vote of 9 September, incumbent Governor, United Russia Shport got 35,62% of the votes, or 0.19%, losing to the Deputy of the state Duma from LDPR Furgala. The turnout was 36,09%. A second vote is scheduled for September 23. On Tuesday, both candidates did not come to the debates, but sent his video message that aired.

Shport suggested Furgala «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.

«Our candidate Anastasia Salamakha, which took third place in the first round, will participate in the second round of voting, if someone from the left in the second round of candidates from participation will refuse», — said Gromov.

As explained in electoral Committee, the Election code provides that if one of the two candidates reaching the second round, will refuse to participate in the re-vote, this right passes to the next candidate standing in the third place by number of votes.

Earlier it was reported that for the office of Governor, except Shport and Furgala was struggling entrepreneur and mother Anastasia salamaha from the Communist party – she won 15,74% of the vote, businessman Igor Glukhov from «Fair Russia» — 5,49% and Manager Andrei Petrov from the party «Green» -3,81%. Furgal and Shport in the gubernatorial election were rivals for the second time. In 2013 Shport scored 63,92% of the vote, Furgal — of 19.14%.The Communist party was ready to stand as a candidate in the second round of elections in the Khabarovsk region© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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