Candidates for Governor of St. Petersburg nominated Poltavchenko and Dmitriev. The election for this position will be held in September.
In St. Petersburg there was a regional conference of "United Russia" and "Fair Russia", on which the faction decided which candidate they will present at the upcoming gubernatorial elections. "United Russia" was nominated for the time of performing the direct duties of the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko. Participants of the St. Petersburg branch of the "Fair Russia", in turn, voted Oksana Dmitrieva.
"For the candidacy Poltavchenko voted 203 of 210 participants," - reports RIA Novosti news Agency of a word of the adept Petersburg branch of "United Russia". Poltavchenko said that hopes to win in the first round.
In the Department of public relations of the St. Petersburg branch of the "Fair Russia" said: "At present the candidacy Dmitrieva was unanimously supported by all followers of the regional councils of the party. The candidacy has already been agreed with the Federal management of the "Fair Russia". Besides, Dmitrieva thanked the participants for "stable and unanimous support" and stressed that electoral hopes to win.
Poltavchenko also does not doubt in your victory, in addition in the first round. Acting Governor said at his campaign headquarters will include decent people, well known to Petersburgers. Their names he had to announce in the near future. "The people I invite to their headquarters, I would not allow any dirt. I very hope that all parties who expect to participate in the elections of the Governor and city elections, nominated worthy inhabitants of our planet, which will really be able to work in the interests of St. Petersburg and residents. Guess it will be decent people," - reports "Russian news service" words Poltavchenko.
Earlier Russia's President Vladimir Putin has agreed with premature resignation Poltavchenko in connection with its desire to participate in the election of the head of the metropolis at the beginning of September. The term of office Poltavchenko as Governor of Petersburg has expired in early August 2016.
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