The Moscow regional branch of the party “United Russia” following the results of the primaries nominated the incumbent Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov in candidates on a post of the head of the region, reports TASS.
“In the ballots was made five candidates. The results were as follows: Roman Volodin — 8 votes, Vorobiev Andrey — 199 votes, Valentina Kabanova — 15 votes, Lysenko Alexander — 7 votes, Tolmachev Alexander — 3 votes. The results of the voting are invited to nominate a candidate of the Moscow regional branch of the party “United Russia” Vorobyov Andrei Yurevich, who scored the results of the secret ballot the majority of votes”, — said the Chairman of the audit Committee Alexander Kostomarov.
Election campaign at elections of the Governor of the Moscow region started on 8 June. Candidates for the post of Governor of the Moscow region can run only on the parties the nomination of the regional law.
Elections in the region will be held in a single voting day on 9 September. Acting Governor Andrei Vorobyov has announced his intention to run in late may. “The strategic objective is to make the suburbs a strong, healthy and clean,” he said.
Sparrows headed the Moscow oblast in September 2013, during the elections, he scored 78,94% of the vote. Since November 2012 he held the post of acting head of the region.