Residents of Khakassia will choose the head of the Republic from one candidate

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photobackgrounds at a polling station in the city of Abakan. Archival photoResidents of Khakassia will choose the head of the Republic from one candidate© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The inhabitants of Khakassia on Sunday in the second round will choose the head of the Republic from one candidate, representative of the Communist party Valentina Konovalova, told RIA Novosti press-service of the regional election Commission.

«Today will be the second round of elections. Candidate Valentin O. Konovalov. Everything is ready,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the electoral Commission in the Republic are representatives of the CEC of Russia. The voting process will follow almost 700 observers appointed by Konovalov and the regional branch of the Communist party.

All but two of the 388 polling stations will be opened at 08.00 (04.00 GMT). Two sites in Chernogorsk for the convenience of the employees will start work two hours early.

In the first round of elections on 9 September was attended by the then acting head of Khakassia Victor Zimin (received 32.42% of the vote), Konovalov (44,81%), Andrey Fishin from «Fair Russia» (at 11.23%) and Alexander Mahar from the Party of growth (6.61 percent). Later Zimin withdrew from the elections, and then became known as Filyagin, which was to participate in the second round along with Konovalov, withdrew his candidacy.

The second round of elections was scheduled for October 21. The fifteenth of October, the candidate of the Party of Growth Aleskandr, Maher said that will not participate in the second round. He also called Konovalova and to refuse to participate in the second round.

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