In Russia, as usual. Putin’s party wins in the local elections, but there is also a surprise

In the governorate elections in 14 regions, only one elected regional leader is not a member of United Russia or was not nominated by it. The remaining governors in charge of all regions where the elections took place.

Yevgeny Kuyvashev will remain the head of the Sverdlovsk oblast, while Vladimir Mazur will become the leader of the Tomsk oblast. The head of Karelia, Artur Parfenchikov, the governor of Novgorod, and Anton Alikhanov, who heads the Kaliningrad District, have retained their positions. Roman Busargin in the Saratov oblast, Aleksander Avdiejew in the Vladimir oblast, Aleksander Sokolov in the Kirov oblast, Maksim Egorov in the Tambov oblast, Paweł Małkov in the Ryazan oblast remain in their posts.

The greatest support was obtained in Buryatia by Alexey Tzydenov – 86.23 percent. votes, while the leader of Udmurtia, Alexander Brechalov, received the least, because “only” 64.37 percent.

The only non-United Russia candidate to win the governorate elections was former Yabloko party member Mikhail Yevreev. The former deputy head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service won 82.31 percent in the elections in the Jarosław region. votes.

The results on regional parliaments show that United Russia has a gigantic advantage over the other parties. United Russia also won the majority of seats in the legislature of the Penzen Oblast and Krasnodar Krai, in the North Ossetian Parliament and the Duma of the Saratov Oblast, in the Udmurt State Council, and in the Kirov and Pskov City Duma.

The final election results will be announced on Thursday.

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