Deputy head of the CEC said that another decision of the electoral Commission of Primorye would be misunderstood and unclear

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovicha in fotosencibilization vote at their polling station. Archival photoDeputy head of the CEC said that another decision of the electoral Commission of Primorye would be misunderstood and unclear© RIA Novosti / Roman to Vladimirovana the image Bank

Deputy head of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev not doubted that the election Commission of Primorsky Krai will listen to the position of the CEC: for recognition of results of elections of the head of region is invalid for obvious reasons, otherwise any decision of the regional vote would be «misunderstood and confusing».

Earlier, the election Committee of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of RF acknowledged the election results of the head region is invalid, the decision was taken at a meeting of the regional Commission on Thursday.

«I do not doubt that the electoral Commission of Primorsky Krai will listen to the Central election Commission. Unfortunately, the situation is such that there are objective reasons why these elections should be declared invalid,» said Bulaev RIA Novosti.

He noted that the vast majority of professional competent of experts assess the situation this way: the position of the CEC, and now the position of the election Committee of Primorye in this matter is supported.

«I think any other solution in this situation would not be understood and would not understand,» — said the Deputy Chairman of the Central election Commission.

Candidate for Governor of Primorye from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko and acting head of the region Andrey Tarasenko accused each other of falsification of the protocols in the second round. 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 leading Ishchenko. After counting 99.03% of the protocols Tarasenko again ahead of an opponent by 0.5 percentage points and scored 49,02%. On the CEC website on Tuesday appeared information about processing 100% of ballots, according to which Tarasenko received from 49.55% of the vote, while Ishchenko is 48,06%.

After submission of candidates ‘ complaints about violations of the CEC was sent to Primorye representatives to assess the situation at a meeting on Wednesday recommended that the electoral Commission of Primorsky Krai to recognize the results of early elections of the Governor void. The help of the CEC on the conduct of the second round States that the analysis of complaints revealed a gross interference in the election campaign with use of administrative resources. The CEC head Ella Pamfilova said about the cases of bribery of voters, forced voting, ballot box stuffing. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin appreciate and support the position of the CEC to hold new elections of the Governor of Primorye.

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