Tarasenko will remain the acting head of Primorye

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in fotoracconti for the post of Governor of the Primorsky territory Andrei Tarasenko at a polling station in VladivostokTarasenko will remain the acting head of Primorye© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

Andrei Tarasenko will remain the acting Governor of Primorye until the new head, told reporters on Thursday in Vladivostok, member of the Central election Commission, Siyabshah Sapiev.

«He remains still, remains to serve until another has been elected. He remains in his post,» said Sapiev.

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%. 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%.

The CEC of Russia at the meeting on Wednesday decided to recommend to 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 of voting in Primorje 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. The election Commission of Primorsky Krai has decided to recognize the vote invalid.

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