Two applicants for a post of the mayor of Yaroslavl has refused to participate in the contest

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in fotobounce on the waterfront in Yaroslavl. Archival photoTwo applicants for a post of the mayor of Yaroslavl has refused to participate in the contest© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

The two candidates for mayor of Yaroslavl on Tuesday refused to participate in the tender procedure, thus were seven applicants, reported RIA Novosti the Chairman of the city Duma Arthur Efremov.

The mayor of Yaroslavl became vacant after the departure of Vladimir Sleptsova in early October. Acting mayor was appointed Vladimir Volkov, who held before a post of the mayor of Pereslavl-Zalessky. Mayoral elections will be held in the form of tender procedures: first special Commission checked the accuracy and completeness of submitted information, and at the meeting of 5 December, MPs will vote for the best, in their opinion, the candidacy.

«Julia Mironova and desperately Vladislav wrote a statement (on removal of the candidates – ed.). We have seven candidates who will participate tomorrow», — said Efremov.

In the contest for mayor will take part the member of the party «Fair Russia», teacher of Alexander Bokarev, the acting mayor of Yaroslavl Vladimir Volkov, a former member of the municipality, editor Alexander Simon, a local journalist and radio host Daniel Badaev, the former Deputy of regional Duma Sergey Balabaev, the engineer Dmitry Gavrilov, and Deputy head of the Yaroslavl military school of air defense Vladlen Kislov.

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