Party growth will put forward the candidacy of the Present Governor of St. Petersburg

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Party growth will be nominated as a candidate for the gubernatorial elections that will be held on 8 September 2019, the leader of the faction in the Legislative Assembly Oksana Dmitrieva, the press service of the regional branch of the party.

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted the resignation of St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko was appointed acting mayor of envoy in the northwestern Federal district Alexander Beglov. The ex-Governor asked to head the United shipbuilding Corporation, as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

«The Governor of a city like St. Petersburg, should be strong, professional, a good organizer, a well known politician, not a candidate-joke, the winner of «sparring partners». Representatives of the General Assembly of the St. Petersburg regional branch of the Party of growth believe that this candidate is the leader of fraction of Party growth in the Legislative Assembly Oksana Dmitrieva with professional, organizational and intellectual capacity to manage a city like Saint-Petersburg», — stated in the message of the party.

Elections of the Governor of St. Petersburg after the resignation of Poltavchenko to be held in a single voting day on 8 September 2019.