BARNAUL, September 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Acting governor of the Altai Krai Alexander Karlin is winning 74.53% of the vote in the local gubernatorial elections on Sunday at of 21:50 local time, when as many as 5.76% of ballot papers were counted.
Karlin is followed by Sergei Yurchenko, the first secretary of the local organization of the Communist Party (CPRF), who is winning 11.36% of the vote. Next are Oleg Boronin of the A Just Russian party with 6.77%, Andrei Shchukin of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) with 4.53% of votes, and Vladimir Kirillov, the leader of the local branch of the Party of Greens, with 1.43% of votes.
According to preliminary results, about 600,000 out of about two million eligible voters of the Altai Krai took part in the elections. The turnout was about 31%