In Primorye adopted a law on the participation of independent candidates in elections of the Governor

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Members of the legislative Assembly of Primorye at the extraordinary session of the regional Parliament on Wednesday adopted in three readings a bill that allows independents to participate in elections of the Governor of the region, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

Earlier in the elections of the Governor of Primorye to participate could only candidates nominated by parties. On Wednesday morning, the Committee on regional policy and legality of legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai has approved the draft law of the region «On amendments to the electoral code of the Primorsky territory», which allows to participate in elections of the Governor of independents.

The meeting of the legislative Assembly was attended by 33 MPs. Was also attended by acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako.

In the first reading voted «for» 33. The adoption of the law in the second, the third reading vote 28.

«Today your choice is correct, I want to thank you for such solutions, giving the right to participate in elections of the Governor of Primorsky Krai», — said Kozhemyako.

Russian President Vladimir Putin last week accepted the resignation of the former acting Governor Andrey Tarasenko was appointed acting head of the region Oleg Kozhemyako, head to this Sakhalin oblast. He said he plans to participate in elections of the head region as an independent candidate.

The electoral Commission of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of Russia has recognized the results of elections of the head region is invalid. The former acting head of the region Andriy Tarasenko declared that considers correct the decision. The candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko said that he would contest the results in three areas — in Ussuriysk, Artyom and Nakhodka, lawsuits have been filed. Date of the next elections is not appointed yet, but, as expected, the deputies can approve it on October 16. According to Deputy Plenipotentiary of the RF President in the far Eastern Federal district Grigory Kuranova, elections will be held on 16 or 23 Dec.

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