About 147 people were nominated candidates for gubernatorial elections in 18 regions of Russia, at the moment, the number of nominees the leader of Irkutsk oblast - 17 representatives of political parties and independent candidates, said the head of the working group of public chamber on public control over the voting Maxim Grigoriev.
"In 2020 will be the election of governors, senior officials of the regions 18 regions. At the moment, in this election we have nominated by 147 people. And actively participate in the both parliamentary and non-parliamentary parties. Candidates currently nominated 24 party. This is a large number of parties that participate in elections and nominate their candidates," - said Grigoriev at a press conference.
The CEC of the Chuvash Republic Sergey Matveev registered as the first candidate for the position of head of the Republic, reported on the website of election Commission of Irkutsk region.
The CEC of the Chuvash Republic has completed the reception of documents on elections of the head of the Republic on the evening of 24 July. Just about his participation in the election of heads of Chuvash Republic was notified of 12 people, but the necessary documents were provided, only five – the acting head of the Republic Oleg Nikolaev as a candidate, Sergei Matveev (the party "Patriots of Russia"), Nikolay Stepanov (Russian party of pensioners for social justice), Konstantin Stepanov (LDPR) and Alexander Andreev (CPRF).
The electoral Commission of Sevastopol has completed the reception of documents from the eight candidates for Governor of the region, the elections which will be held in September, reported the press service of the city election Commission.
Documents presented to the acting Governor of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaev (nominated by branch of "United Russia" Sevastopol), the Vice-speaker of the legislative Assembly of Sevastopol Ilya Zhuravlev (nominated by LDPR), Alexander Romanovich (from "Fair Russia"), Roman Kiyashko (the Communist party), Ivan Solovyov (from the party "People against corruption"), Ivan Yermakov (from party "Patriots of Russia"), Anastasia Romanenko (Democratic party of Russia) and Yaroslav Yakovenko (Party of Progress), reported by the electoral Commission.
Five candidates for Governor of the Kamchatka region has submitted documents to the regional election Commission, including the acting head of the region Vladimir Solodov, the press service of the regional government.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 3 April accepted the resignation at own will the former Governor of Kamchatka Krai Vladimir Ilyukhin and appointed acting head of the region Solodova, which in 2018 was the Chairman of the government of Yakutia. Earlier, the CEC of Russia reported to RIA Novosti that elections of the Governor of the region will be held in a single voting day on September 13. It was also reported that malts intends to go on elections as the independent candidate.