Mitvol may participate in elections of the head of Primorye, said the CEC

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in photobacteria the Central election Commission (CEC) of Russia. Archival photoMitvol may participate in elections of the head of Primorye, said the CEC© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

The former prefect of the Northern administrative district of Moscow, a former Deputy head of Rosprirodnadzor Oleg Mitvol will be able to run for re-election of the Governor of Primorsky Krai after the start of the campaign, and limitations on passive electoral rights had not, to participate he will need to collect the necessary documents and to overcome the municipal filter, said RIA Novosti Deputy head of the CEC of Russia Nikolay Bulaev.

«Re-elections in the Primorsky territory have not yet been announced and after the announcement of re-election, he (Mitvol), like any citizen, if he has no restrictions of passive voting rights, will be able to participate in these elections,» said Bulaev.

The Deputy head of the CEC reminded that Mitvol participated in the parliamentary elections of 2016. «Passive electoral right he is — we are not found, then no restriction of the passive right», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that the re-election of the head of Primorye are expected to be assigned on 16 December, the timing of electoral operations in this campaign, apparently, will be reduced by one third.

«But this is all he allows in any case to participate, if they collected the relevant documents and, most importantly, if he can pass the municipal filter», — said Bulaev.

Earlier, the election Committee of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of Russia has recognized the results of the past September 16, the second round of elections of the head of 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. It is expected that the next election will be on December 16. Acting head of the region appointed Oleg Kozhemyako, head to this Sakhalin oblast. He said he plans to participate in elections of the head region as an independent candidate.