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A self-nominated candidate Sergei Sobyanin has won the mayoral election in Moscow, held in the capital on Sunday, 9 September. This was reported TASS the head of the Moscow city election Commission Valentin Gorbunov.
According to him, to date, already processed 99,87% of the protocols. “Sobyanin scored 70,14 percent [of the votes], but nothing will change, maybe for a few hundredths of [the result] will increase to a maximum,” — said Gorbunov.
Earlier Sobyanin announced his victory. In the new term in office the mayor has promised to radically improve public transport, to accelerate the provision of public services “to promote a program of renovation”, to improve the quality of education, “to raise to a new level” health care, care of the elderly and handicapped and to pay special attention to the improvement of residential areas.
In addition to Sobyanin, mayor of Moscow also fought the head of the municipal district Taganskaya Ilya Sviridov (“Fair Russia”) the Deputy of the state Duma Mikhail Degtyarev from the liberal democratic party, a former Duma Deputy Vadim Cumin from the Communist party and former owner of SU-155 Mikhail Balakin from the party “Union of citizens”.
9 Sep 80 regions of Russia has been more than 4,7 thousand elections of different level, in the voter lists included about 65 million people. The vote followed more than 120 thousand observers.
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