For the post of Governor of the Kostroma region expect ten candidates

Ten candidates, including the incumbent Governor of the Kostroma region Sergey Sitnikov, filed documents for participation in elections of the head of the region, told RIA Novosti the representative of the election Committee.

"The election Commission of the Kostroma region presented the documents on the nomination of 10 candidates," - said the Agency interlocutor, noting that Tuesday is the last day of reception of nomination documents.

One of the first documents filed by the acting head of the region Sergey Sitnikov. He nominated from the party "United Russia". From the "just Russia" nominated the Deputy of Kostroma regional Duma Alexander Plyusnin, from LDPR - the assistant Deputy of the state Duma Ruslan Fedorov. The Communist party put forward a candidate for the first Secretary of the Kostroma regional branch of the party Valery Iiskola, "Apple" - businessman Alexander Lazutina.

Pensioners ' party for social justice has put forward a candidate of a pensioner George Tashiev, the Cossack party of the Russian Federation - General Director of security firm Volodymyr Bezruk, the progress Party, the leading engineer of the Federal cadastral chamber of the Kostroma region Tatyana Toropygina. Primary school teacher Alexey Utkin goes to the polls from the Democratic party of Russia, Deputy Director of the House of creativity Lyubov Vinogradova from the Party for justice.

The representative of regional election Committee has noted that the bid need to collect signatures in his support, in order to be admitted to the polls.

Gubernatorial elections will be held September 13, 2020.