Elections of the head of Khakassia Republic acknowledged held

© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Hinakura in fotosencibilization at the polling station. Archival photoElections of the head of Khakassia Republic acknowledged held© RIA Novosti / Nikolay to Highacidity the image Bank

The electoral Commission of the Republic declared the elections of the head of Khakassia Republic, valid, and representative of the Communist party Valentin Konovalov is the legally elected head of the Republic, told journalists the Chairman of the electoral Commission of the Republic Alexander Tumanin.

«On the basis of the Protocol of the election Commission of the Republic of Khakassia elections of the head of the Republic of Khakassia’s electoral Commission decided: first, to recognize the elections as valid, the second is to recognize Konovalov, Valentin Olegovich was elected to the post of the head of Republic Khakassia – the Chairman of the government of the Republic of Khakassia», — said Coumadin.

On Sunday, the candidate of the Communist party Valentin Konovalov won the second round of elections of the head of Khakassia Republic. According to the CEC, after processing 100% of protocols, Konovalov voted 101 405 members (57,57%), against — 72 498 (41,16%). In the first round on 9 September none of the candidates, including then acting Governor of Khakassia Victor Zimin, are unable to recruit the necessary number of votes.

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