Kozhemyako filed documents for registration as a candidate for Governor of Primorye

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Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako passed on Wednesday in regional election Committee documents on registration by the candidate on elections of the head of the region, told RIA Novosti the representative of his headquarters.

«Kozhemyako passed the documents for registration», — said the source.

According to him, in support Kozhemyako collected 180 thousand signatures of voters (with the required minimum of 7 thousand) in all settlements of the region, in addition he passed 147 signatures of municipal deputies (with the required minimum 141).

«I wanted to thank the residents of Primorye for their support in collecting signatures. This means that our joint work on putting in order relevant and popular residents, will continue to work. Ahead areas. Next will be meeting with the Prime Minister. It is necessary to develop certain positions – now the decision on the state level concerning the provision of medicines. Should the position of Primorye to speak,» Kozhemyako told reporters.

On Monday, the first registration documents filed by the Chairman of the Committee on local government, law and order and legality of the Duma of Vladivostok rose Chemerys, nominated by the party «For women of Russia». On Tuesday, documents were filed by Igor Stepanenko from «Patriots of Russia».

Earlier, the election Committee of Primorye, on the recommendation of the CEC invalidated the results of the September elections of the head region. New elections will be held on December 16. The nomination of candidates began on October 26. In early October, the regional Parliament passed a law that allows independents to participate in elections of the Governor. On the 11th of November for the post of the head of region has nominated 21 candidates, including 11 independent candidates. One independent candidate — Vyacheslav Gnezdilov on Monday withdrew his candidacy from the election.

To participate in the election of party candidates must collect at least 141 signatures of deputies and heads of the 26 cities and districts of the region to overcome the «municipal filter». Independents to these signatures need to collect a little more than 7 thousand signatures of voters.