Five candidates will continue to fight for the post of head of administration of the Tambov region, elections will be held in September, reported on Monday, RIA Novosti the representative of the election Committee.
Elections of the head of administration of the Tambov region scheduled for September 13 of this year. Documents on the nomination to the election Commission of the region was represented by six candidates: incumbent Governor Alexander Nikitin (whose candidature was supported by "United Russia"), Igor Telegin (LDPR), Pavel Plotnikov ("Fair Russia"), Andrey Zhidkov (KPRF), Sergey KLISHIN ("Cossack party") and Gagik Hovsepyan ("Communist party of social justice"). Then they all submitted to the electoral Commission the documents for registration. The first five candidates were registered, and Hovsepyan refused further participation in the elections due to personal circumstances.
The acting Governor of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin submitted to the election Commission about nomination of a candidate for the post of head of the regional administration, said Friday the regional administration.
Previously the regional branch of "United Russia" has approved the nomination of Nikitin at the election of the head of administration of the Tambov region.
The situation with coronavirus in the Tambov region stabiliziruemost, the coefficient of infection for 10 days less than unity, said the head of the region Alexander Nikitin.
According to him, today the total number of cases of coronavirus - 3110 people ( 63 per day), with more than 1.5 thousand people have recovered. The rate of increase in the number of cases over the past two weeks fell more than doubled - from 6% to 2.1%.
Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with head of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin stated that it supported his nomination for a new term.
Putin on Tuesday had a meeting with Nikitin on video. Nikitin asked the President if he could count on his support on elections of the head of administration of the Tambov region.
Authorities in Tambov region have extended until June 7 introduced in the region due to coronavirus infection limits, said on Saturday the regional administration.
The corresponding decree was signed by the Governor Alexander Nikitin.