Mitvol has submitted documents for registration as a candidate for the head of Primorye

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotoreceptor Central Council of the party green Alliance — people’s party Oleg Mitvol. Archival photoMitvol has submitted documents for registration as a candidate for the head of Primorye© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The former prefect of Northern administrative district of Moscow, a former Deputy head of Rosprirodnadzor Oleg Mitvol on Sunday filed to the electoral Commission of Primorye documents for registration as a candidate on elections of the Governor of the region, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the Commission Natalia Kamaeva.

Oleg Mitvol has nominated for the election of the Green party.

«Today Mitvol has brought documents for registration as a candidate,» said Kamaeva.

Earlier the documents for registration was filed by the independent candidate, acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako, 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», Igor Stepanenko from «Patriots of Russia» Alexey Timchenko from the Party of growth, Andrew Andreychenko of liberal democratic party, the independents Victor Vasiliev and Pavel Mikhalchenkov.

The electoral Commission 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.

For the post of head of the region nominated 22 candidates, including 12 independents. One independent candidate — Vyacheslav Gnezdilov on Monday withdrew his candidacy from the election. The nomination will end on November 18.

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