In Primorye, the authorities unaccustomed to competition, according to Pamfilova

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The head of the CEC of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova said that the authorities in Primorye unaccustomed to real competition and weaned to work at it.

«I just had a thought: what didn’t work in Primorye? The fact that in the second phase said, «no money» — video was not. The second thing that didn’t work. Probably, relaxed, weaned the authorities from the real competition, unfortunately. And there went the tension of competition. And confused. Weaned to work in such conditions», — Pamfilova said in the program «Vesti on Saturday» on TV channel «Russia-1».

The third item Pamfilova has called the use of administrative resources on both sides.

The electoral Commission of Primorye at the meeting on Thursday on the recommendation of the CEC of RF acknowledged the election results of the head region is invalid. The candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko has declared intention to appeal against the decision of the electoral Commission in court. Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Andrey Tarasenko considers correct the decision to cancel the results of elections of the head region.

Informed Ishchenko and Tarasenko have accused each other of falsification of the protocols in the second round of elections of the head region.

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%. Candidates filed complaints about the violations, after which the CEC has sent in Primorye representatives to assess the situation and advised 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. The Kremlin appreciates and supports the position that the elections should be legitimate and honest, as stated previously, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

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