Ex-Governor of the Omsk region Nazarov was elected a member of the Federation Council

OMSK, March 15. /TASS/. Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Omsk region, was elected Senator of the former Governor of the region Viktor Nazarov, told TASS on Thursday the head of the press center of the legislative Assembly of the region Anatoly Secrets.

“The voting took place, Viktor Nazarov officially elected Senator,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

Nazarov was the head of the Omsk region in 2012, in 2015 he won the election for Governor of the region, gaining 59,99% of the vote. 9 October 2017, he resigned, the acting Governor was appointed the Deputy of the state Duma from “Fair Russia” Alexander Burkov.

In early February, Nazarov became Deputy of the regional Legislative Assembly. He received a mandate Valery Boiko, who took the post of first Deputy Chairman of the regional government. The Senator from the Omsk region Sergey Popov in the same month wrote a statement on early resignation.