The turnout in the elections of the head of the Novgorod region reached 25 percent

The turnout for the gubernatorial election in the Novgorod region by the evening of the single voting day has reached 25 percent. About it reports “Interfax” on Sunday, September 10.

The activity of voting in the districts ranges from 18-58%. In the previous elections of the head region 14 Oct 2012 turnout by 18:00 was more than 36 percent. In Veliky Novgorod have voted 20 percent of voters, the report says.

In the elections of the head of the Novgorod region involved acting head of the region Andrei Nikitin, a Communist Olga Efimova, Deputy of the state Duma Anton Morozov (LDPR), businessman Mikhail Panov (“Fair Russia”) and advanced “Patriots of Russia” pensioner Nikolai Zakharov.

37-summer Andrey Nikitin was appointed acting Governor in mid-February, after directing the Novgorod region Sergey Mitin has resigned. After his appointment to the region Nikitin left the position of head of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI), which was held since the organization’s creation in 2011.

At the election of the Governor of the Novgorod region in 2012 was won by Sergey Mitin, supported by about 76 percent of voters.