Zhirinovsky has proposed not to allow candidates of second round for re-election

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotomancer of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Archival photoZhirinovsky has proposed not to allow candidates of second round for re-election© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky has proposed to tighten election rules, forbidding to participate in the re-election of the same candidates in the second round.

«We agree that in Primorye will be re-election. There are many disputes and abuse on both sides. But we would have tightened the law. To do those who have advanced to the second round, more not involved in the elections», — said Zhirinovsky told reporters.

He stressed that the upcoming elections in the Khabarovsk region, where the second round will be the candidate from LDPR Sergey Furgal, the party does not intend to reduce their activity.

«We officially declare that we are participating in the second round and not reduce their activity. And about any posts with anyone we don’t negotiate,» — said Zhirinovsky.

In the first round of elections of the Governor of the acting head of region United Russia Vyacheslav Shport has received the 35,62% of the vote, losing 0.19 percent, deputies of the state Duma from LDPR Furgala. The turnout was 36,09%. A second vote is scheduled for September 23.

In another far East — Primorye, the candidate in governors from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko and acting head of the region Andrei Tarasenko accused each other of falsification of the protocols in the second round. In the course of summing up of the election candidates were alternating the lead by a very slim margin, the results of processing 100% of ballots Tarasenko received from 49.55% of the votes, while Ishchenko is 48,06%. After submission of candidates ‘ complaints about violations of the CEC was sent to Primorye representatives to assess the situation and decided to recommend to the electoral Commission of the region to recognize the election results invalid, since 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 appreciates and supports the position of the CEC to be held in Primorye new elections.

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