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In Russia launched a single day of voting. The first polling stations opened in Chukotka at 23:00 Moscow time (8:00 local) where people choose the Governor of the Chukotka Autonomous district.
Just a single day of voting in 80 regions of the country will hold more than 4.7 thousand elections of different level. In particular, in 22 subjects will be held gubernatorial elections will be held elections to the state Duma for seven single-member districts in six regions.
Moscow will choose the mayor. To this post to claim five people: acting mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Vadim Cumin from the Communist party, Mikhail Dyagterev from the liberal democratic party Ilya Sviridov from the party “Fair Russia” the representative of the “Union of citizens” Michael Balakin.
The capital’s polling stations will open at 8:00, closes at 22:00.
Earlier, on 7 September, the Chairman of the CEC of Russia Ella Pamfilova has declared that does not expect a high turnout. “I wouldn’t want to make any predictions, although we are aware that recently held a large-scale campaign for the presidential election, is the beginning of September, let’s see what the weather is fine, many are still on leave. Most likely, the turnout will not be very high,” she said.
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