Ishchenko went to new elections of the head of Primorye as an independent candidate

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Communist Andrey Ishchenko, who participated in the September elections of the head of Primorye decided to go for new elections as an independent candidate, the relevant documents he submitted to the election Commission, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the regional election Commission Natalia Kamaeva.

On Saturday, the regional branch of the Communist party decided not to nominate a candidate for election of the Governor of Primorye. According to Ishchenko, due to the fact that the party does not recognize the cancellation of the results of the September elections.

«Today Ishchenko has submitted documents for participation in the elections as an independent candidate,» said Kamaeva.

Earlier, the election Committee of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of Russia has recognized the results of elections of the head region is invalid. Former acting Governor of the Primorsky territory Andrei Tarasenko declared that considers correct the decision to cancel the election results. Ishchenko has expressed readiness to challenge the results in the three territories, Ussuriysk, Artyom and Nakhodka, and only filed more than 30 lawsuits. Through regional court Ishchenko tried to appeal the decision of the electoral Commission on the recognition of election results invalid. The court on 12 October rejected the lawsuit, Communist appealed the decision to the Supreme court of Russia.

Last week the electoral Commission began receiving documents for the nomination of candidates for participation in new elections of the head region, which will be held on December 16.