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MOSCOW, September 14. /ITAR-TASS/. Acting governors of Russian regions, which had gubernatorial elections on Sunday, are winning more than 70% of the vote, according to exit poll results announced after the voting was over.
Thus, according to the exit polls, Alexei Gordeyev, the acting governor of the Voronezh region in central European Russia, is winning 86.4% of the vote, Pavel Konkov in the Ivanovo region also in central European Russia is scoring 78.2% of votes, and Alexander Mikhailov in the Kursk region is winning 70.2%.
Oleg Korolyov is winning gubernatorial elections in the Lipetsk region with 81.2% of the vote, Vyacheslav Gaizer in the republic of Komi is winning 81.5% of votes. Vadim Potomsky in the Orel region is scoring 89.6% of the vote, Vladimir Vladimirov in the Stavropol Krai - 83.8%, Andrei Turchak in the Pskov region - 80.1%, Alexander Solovyov in the republic of Udmutria - 89.3%, Boris Dubrovsky in the Chelyabinsk region - 89.9%, and Igor Koshin in the Nenets autonomous area - 88.4%
Marina Kovtun is winning the gubernatorial elections in the Murmansk region (73.8% of the vote), Alexei Orlov - in the republic of Kalmykia (74.7%), Alexander Zhilkin - in the Astrakhan region (75%), Nikita Belykh - in the Kirov region (72.4%), and Valery Shantsev - in the Nizhny Novgorod region (75.5%).
The only acting governor who seem not to fit into this paradigm is Oleg Kuvshinnikov from the Vologda region, who is scoring “only” 68.6% on votes.