The CEC promised to do re-elections in Primorye as open as possible

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The head of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova appealed before the re-election of the head of Primorye «to clear the Augean stables» and assured that the Central election Commission will try to make the voting process as open as possible.

«I would very much like to before re-elections will be held no later than December 16, in the Primorsky Krai, was also cleared all the Augean stables», — Pamfilova said at the CEC session on Wednesday.

She emphasized that the CEC «will try to make the voting process as open as possible so that the voting results were summed up reliably».

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.