BARNAUL, July 27. /TASS/. The acting Governor of the Altai territory Viktor Tomenko on Friday filed documents for registration as the candidate on elections of the head of the region to the regional election Commission and proposed three candidates to the Council of the Federation, among which – the former Governor of Altai Krai Alexander Karlin. This was reported by TASS in krajizbirkoma.
“Tomenko provided worksheets to support the candidate with the signatures of deputies of representative bodies of municipal formations. He also passed information about the three candidates, one of which in case of victory on elections is vested with the powers of the member of the Federation Council. List, incumbent Senator Mikhail Schetinin, the former head of region Alexander Karlin and the acting first Deputy Chairman of the government of the territory Alexander Lukyanov,” – said the electoral Commission.
Elections of the Governor of Altai Krai will be held in a single voting day, September 9. In the region of its candidates in the head of the region put forward the six parties. In addition to Tomenko, nominated by United Russia, the Party of growth was represented by Chairman of the regional branch Andrey Krylov, from LDPR – the Deputy of the faction in the regional legislative Assembly Vladimir Semenov. The candidate of the party “Yabloko” nominated social activist, Chairman of the Association of homeowners “October” Victor Rau, from “Fair Russia” – Lyudmila Suslov, the Party of small business in Russia – the editor the Internet-editions, the city of Dnepropetrovsk Sergey Suschevsky.
Headed the region since 2005 Alexander Karlin resigned may 30. Temporarily fulfilling duties of the Governor before the election was appointed 47-year-old Victor Tomenko, who previously worked as acting first Deputy Governor – Chairman of the government of Krasnoyarsk Krai.