Filegen will participate in the elections in the Republic of Khakassia

© RIA Novosti / Justin Griffiths-Williamsport in fotomancer for a vote. Archival photoFilegen will participate in the elections in the Republic of Khakassia© RIA Novosti / Justin Griffiths-Williamsport the image Bank

The representative «Fair Russia» Andrey Fishin stated RIA Novosti that he will participate in presidential elections of the Republic of Khakassia.

«News to me as well as for you. I have two days. I plan to participate. Expect to win,» said Fishin.

On Friday evening it became known that the acting head Viktor Zimin for health reasons refused to participate in the second round. The second round of elections of the head of Khakassia Republic appointed on September 23 after the 9 September election none of the candidates receives the required percentage of votes. The acting head of the candidate from «United Russia» Viktor Zimin scored of 32.42% of votes, having conceded to the rival from the Communist party Valentin Konovalov from 44,81%. Zimin has headed the Republic since 2009.

The 9 September election, the candidate from «Fair Russia» Filegen took third place, scoring at 11.23%.