The Secretary of the General Council "United Russia" Sergei Neverov called last September 13, the election of a rehearsal before the Duma election. He also thanked the voters for the responsibility assigned to the party.
According to him, the elections took place thanks to an ambitious consolidation around Vladimir Putin.
"This was a dress rehearsal before the elections to the state Duma. The number of seats that were elected was the highest for the entire period. I want to state that at the present time, the voters have made their choice and supported political parties that participated in this campaign," declared the politician, speaking at the media forum "Regions of Russia".
Neverov reminded that the election campaign was quite competitive. "We see the results of the election of the highest officials in Mari El, in the Amur region and Omsk region. We now see that for the first time in a long time we will see the 2nd round of the election campaign, top officials in the Irkutsk region, when the adherents of the 2 political parties - United Russia and the CPRF split the vote and will have 2 weeks to spend a 2nd round," he said.
According to the version of a politician, competitive campaign could be observed in many regions in the election to the legislative Assembly. "In the same Kostroma region was attended by 15 political parties, candidates were quite active campaign. Because we are grateful to our voters, and we want to say that elections are not only sufficiently high confidence, but also the responsibility that we have to perform, which lies on us," said Neverov.
The high level of the past elections, according to Secretary of the General Council "United Russia", said the huge number of observers. "Only in the Kostroma region of observers was 18 thousand, because I think it was 1 of the most open, competitive and legitimate campaigns", he concluded.