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MOSCOW, September 4 (Itar-Tass) - The Moscow city election commission expects the name of the new city mayor to be announced by midnight on Sunday, spokesman for the Moscow Election Committee Dmitry Reut told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
The Moscow City Election Committee has instructed district and territorial election commissions to submit the voting results into the state automatic “Vybory“(Election) computer system by 11. 30 pm Sunday, Reut said.
The previous experience proved that after the polling stations are closed at 8.00 pm local time the election commissions have enough time to release preliminary results of the voting by 10.00 pm, Reut said. It is exactly the moment when Chairman of the Moscow City Election Committee Valentin Gorbunov is scheduled to give a news conference to inform about the preliminary results of the election of the Moscow mayor.
The Moscow City Election Committee is to specify the preliminary results of the election at another news conference which will be held at 0.30 am on September 9, Reut said.
There are six names put on the ballot in the election of the Moscow mayor: Mikhail Degtyaryov from LDPR party; Chairman of the A Just Russia party Nikolai Levichev, First Deputy Chief of the Central Committee of the Communist party Ivan Melnikov; Chairman of Yabloko party Sergei Mitrokhin; representative of RPR-PARNAS party Alexei Navalny and independent candidate, acting Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
Moscow has 7,176,568 registered citizens eligible to vote.