CEC will check “complaint with texture” in the elections in Primorye

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Ella, Panfilovets: Gennady Gulyaev / Kommersant

The Central election Commission of Russia will sum up the final results of the campaign for the gubernatorial elections in Primorye only after a careful analysis of the situation with the counting of votes in the second round, said the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova. She cites RIA Novosti on Monday, September 17.

“If there is any doubt about what was re-written protocols or at the last stage there were some irregularities in summing up, we quickly don’t wait lengthy statements in the media, and the specific facts, waiting for complaints with the texture, which is confirmed. The Central election Commission will carefully to understand before the results of the elections,” — said Pamfilova.

Meanwhile, the CEC member Yevgeny Shevchenko said that so far not received any complaints of violations during the second round of gubernatorial elections in the Primorsky territory.

In the second round, which took place on September 16, came the acting Governor Andrei Tarasenko (United Russia) and the candidate from the Communist party Andrei Ishchenko. According to the Agency, Tarasenko walked Ishchenko already “at the finish”. By results of processing of 99.16% of the protocols United Russia is gaining 49.55 percent of the vote, the Communist — 48,06%.

At the headquarters Tarasenko told about the facts of supply and buying up the votes of the representatives of the Communist party during the second round of elections. According to him, in confirmation of this there are audio and video recordings, and photos.

“We have reliable information, which now give a formal course. That about 40 million rubles, the staff of the candidate of the Communist party spent on the drive of voters,” — said in comments to TASS, the first Deputy Secretary of the regional branch of “United Russia” Igor Khrushchev.

In turn, Ishchenko said about the falsification during the counting of votes in four territories. The Communists Monday morning rally at the building of administration of Primorsky region in Vladivostok.

Yesterday it was reported that voter turnout in the second round exceeded the turnout was recorded in the first round of voting. Then the representative of the regional election Commission Natalia Kamaeva informed on complaints, including illegal campaigning in social networks and Whatsapp.

The first round of elections in the Primorsky territory was held in a single voting day on 9 September. Then none of the candidates could gain the required number of votes — 50 percent plus one vote.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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