KOLOMNA /Moscow region/, June 8 (Itar-Tass) - The Moscow region’s acting governor Andrei Vorobyev won the fifth party voting, which should choose a candidate from United Russia and the All-Russia People’s Front for the position of the region’s governor.
Press service of United Russia told Itar-Tass Vorobyev received the support of 441 votes out of 450 possible.
Earlier, Vorobyev won all primaries in the region’s four towns, where he gained 601, 737, 407 and 531 votes.
Following the elections in Kolomna, primaries will take place in two more cities, and afger that every candidate will be able to learn the rating.
The Moscow region’s branch of United Russia will choose its candidate at a conference due on June 19.
On Thursday, the Moscow region’s Duma scheduled the early governor election in the region for September 8. The federal and regional legislations read that in 20 days after the officially published decision of the legislators the candidates will have the right to register with the regional elections commission. In order to become a participant in the election, every candidate will have to pass the so-called municipal filter by collecting 350 signatures of local deputies.