Turchak called the second round of elections in Primorye a strong signal to the EP

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotobanka Turchak. Archival photoTurchak called the second round of elections in Primorye a strong signal to the EP© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

The second round of elections of the Governor of Primorye became a serious signal for the «United Russia», said the Secretary of General Council of United Russia Andrei Turchak.

«The second round of elections of the Governor of Primorsky Krai was held in conditions of high competition», — quotes the press service of the party words Turchak. According to him, the fact that the candidate of United Russia Andrei Tarasenko wins, but with minimal margin, is «a serious signal for the party to elect the Governor, the Executive power of Primorye».

«People are waiting for more energetic and effective work in the region to solve current problems, improve the quality of life,» said Turchak.

He called to check carefully all complaints received on the irregularities in the counting of votes. «United Russia» most of all interested in the legitimacy of the elections. Clean and competitive elections is a necessary condition for the credibility of the winner, the basis of his further work», — concluded Turschak.

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 CEC head Ella Pamfilova announced that the elections took place, but said that the issue of recognition of their results as a whole or in parts remains open.Turchak called the second round of elections in Primorye a strong signal to the EP© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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