MOSCOW, September 9 (Itar-Tass) - The Moscow city election commission has counted more than 90 percent of the protocols in the election of the RF capital’s mayor. The balance of power has still not changed - self-nominee, acting mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin is in the lead. According to the results after counting of 90.1 percent of election commissions’ protocols, he has gained 51.14 percent of the vote. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, nominated by the Republican Party of Russia - People’s Freedom Party (RPR-Parnas) 27.39 percent of the vote is second.
They are followed by first deputy head of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (CPRF) Ivan Melnikov (10.72 percent), chairman of the Yabloko party Sergei Mitrokhin (3.53 percent) representative of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) Mikhail Degtyaryov (2.88 percent) and chairman of A Just Russia Nikolai Levichev (2.82 percent).