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For the post of head of Chuvashia expect seven candidates

Seven people put forward their candidacies for the elections of the head of the Chuvash Republic, the Central electoral Commission of the Republic.

The CEC of the Chuvash Republic has begun accepting documents from candidates for the position of head of the Republic on 24 June, the first day the documents were submitted by two independent candidates - acting head of the Chuvash Republic Oleg Nikolayev and Yuri Shakeev. The candidate from regional branch of political party "Patriots of Russia" Sergey Matveev has submitted documents on June 25, the candidate from regional branch "the Russian party of pensioners for social justice" in the Chuvash Republic" Nikolay Stepanov – June 26. Two other independent candidates - Nikolay Kalakin and Andrew Elemanov – filed documents to the CEC of the Chuvash Republic on June 29.

"The thirtieth of June the Central election Commission of Chuvash Republic adopted a package of documents for nomination as a candidate for the position of head of the Republic Alexander Andreev nominated by the Republican branch of the political party "Communist party of the Russian Federation". Andreev is a member of the state Council of the Chuvash Republic, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on social policy and national issues," - said in the message.

Thus, on July 1, registered seven candidates for the position of head of the Chuvash Republic.

Elections of the head of the Chuvash Republic will be held in a single voting day on 13 September 2020.