The number of candidates on elections of the Governor of Primorye reached 20

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotobounce Russian on the bridge of Ajax Bay in Vladivostok. Archival photoThe number of candidates on elections of the Governor of Primorye reached 20© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

Two independent candidates submitted to the electoral Commission of Primorye documents for participation in elections of the Governor of the region, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the Commission Natalia Kamaeva.

Thus, the number of nominated candidates has reached 20 people, among them 10 of 10 independents and candidates from political parties.

«Documents filed two more independent candidates — Jeanne Samukawa and Alexander Mamoshin,» said Kamaeva.

According to local media, Samukawa Director of a private school in Ussuriysk, Mamoshin is the General Director of «Astrakomfort» in Vladivostok, Ussuriisk Cossack army Colonel, in the years 2002 and 2006 he was a member of the legislative Assembly of Primorsky Krai.

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. 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.

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