CHITA, June 4. /Offset. TASS Ilya Barinov/. Hero of Russia, cosmonaut Evgeny Tarelkin defeated in the primaries (called the primaries) for the selection of candidates of “United Russia” in the September elections of deputies of legislative Assembly of Transbaikalian edge. On Monday the correspondent of TASS said the Secretary of the regional branch of the party Sergey Mikhailov.
“Tarelkin took first place in the voting, held June 3 in Shilkinskaya the constituency”, – said Mikhailov. He recalled that Tarelkin is a native of the village of Pervomayskaya Shilkinskaya district.
3 Jun “United Russia” held in Transbaikalia a preliminary vote to select the nominees of the party in the legislative Assembly of the region. Throughout the province, worked 168 of the counting sites in 25 constituencies. According to Mikhailov, the turnout was about 6.5%, complaints about the voting process were reported.
“Now we will give the winners time to prepare all the documents necessary for the nomination, and during the month in the region will be held a party conference, which will be defined by a list of representatives of our party in the upcoming elections,” added Secretary of the regional branch of “United Russia”.
Tarelkin was born 29 December 1974 in the village of Pervomaisky, Chita region. In may 2012, was a backup crew flight engineer of spacecraft “Soyuz TMA-04M”. In October 2012, went on the ship “Union TMA-06M” to the International space station to participate in the expedition to the ISS-33.
Elections of deputies of the third convocation of the Legislative Assembly of Zabaykalsky Krai will be held on September 9, in a single day of voting.