Pamfilova told about the reaction of residents of Primorye on the position of the CEC on elections

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in photobanks votes at a polling station in Vladivostok during the second round of elections of the Governor of Primorsky Krai. Archival photoPamfilova told about the reaction of residents of Primorye on the position of the CEC on elections© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

The head of the Central election Commission of Russia Ella Pamfilova told about the bundles of letters from inhabitants of Primorsky Krai with gratitude to CEC for the Commission, recommending to accept the results of elections of the head of region is invalid.

«Now we receive every day — I have a stack of letters from ordinary residents of Primorye who thank the Central election Commission because it recommended to declare the elections invalid, in fact, cancel them», — Pamfilova said at the CEC session on Wednesday.

She read one of these letters. «We, and I now turn to our colleagues in the Primorsky Krai, we can’t let people down. If we took a course on improvement of the system that the elections were held honestly, fundamentally, that they believed we should proceed and further», — convinced the head of Department.

The electoral Commission of Primorye last week on the recommendation of the CEC of Russia has recognized the results of elections of the head region is invalid. Acting Governor Andrei Tarasenko declared that considers correct the decision to cancel the election results. The candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko said that he would contest the results in three areas — in Ussuriysk, Artyom and Nakhodka. He noted that the statements of claim prepared, and some of them have been filed.

In the course of summing up of the election candidates were alternating the lead, after 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. 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 fair, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

Pamfilova told about the reaction of residents of Primorye on the position of the CEC on elections© Infografika of heads of regions of Russia

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