On elections of the Governor of Primorye said seventh independent candidate

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Another independent candidate — Deputy of the Duma of the Mikhailovsky district of Primorye Alexander Kovalenko — filed to the electoral Commission of the Krai documents for participation in presidential elections in the region, according to the Commission.

«The sixth of November 2018 to the election Commission of Primorsky Krai announced his candidacy for the presidency of the region of another candidate — Kovalenko Aleksandr Igorevich. The subject of the nomination – self-nomination», — stated in the message.

Kovalenko — the individual businessman, the Deputy of the Duma of the Mikhailovsky municipal district of Primorsky Krai on a temporary basis.

At the meeting of the electoral Commission on 7 November will decide about opening of special electoral account of the candidate.

Earlier, the election Committee of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC of the Russian Federation recognized the results of the September elections of the head region is invalid. The nomination of candidates for the position of Governor of the Primorsky territory began on October 26, it will end on November 18. New elections will be held on December 16.

Earlier it was reported that among the documents filed in the election Commission — six independent candidates, including the acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako. In early October, members of the legislative Assembly of the territory passed a law that allows independents to participate in elections of the Governor of the region.