Ishchenko is appealing the decision of krajizbirkoma about the cancellation of election results in Primorye

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The candidate of the Communist party in the elections of the Governor of Primorye Andrey Ishchenko is preparing application to the court to appeal the decision of krajizbirkoma about the cancellation of election results.

On Thursday the electoral Commission of Primorye held a meeting at which a decision to declare the election invalid. According to krajizbirkoma, received more than 200 complaints, of which 115 concerned the bribery of voters.

«Already filed statements of claim in court. I personally already filed several lawsuits in court in Ussuriysk. We are preparing writs to the towns of Artem, Ussuriisk, Vladivostok. As well as an injunction to stop today’s decision,» said Ishchenko.

According to him, it is necessary to cancel results of elections only in areas where the identified violations. «According to the Electoral code of Primorsky Krai it is necessary that the violations were found in 25% of the plots. Violations were found on 30 sites, it is not 25%,» — said Ishchenko.

He expressed hope that the representatives of the Investigative Committee, law-enforcement bodies, UFSB who have arrived in Primorye, will understand the situation and offenders will receive punishment under the law.

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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