The electoral Commission of South Ossetia called the leader of the presidential election

As reports “Interfax” with reference to the head of the electoral Commission Pliev bell on presidential elections, which are Sunday, April 9 were held in the Republic of South Ossetia, the leader is the Chairman of the Parliament of South Ossetia, the leader of the party “United Ossetia” Anatoly Bibilov. He, according to the processing of 35% of the protocols, gaining 48.7% of the vote.

The current head of state Leonid Tibilov, who exit polls named the winner of the elections, gave their votes 26.5% of voters. The third candidate, an employee of the state security Committee (KGB) Alan Gagloev gains of 19.1%.

As noted by the head of the CEC of South Ossetia, against all three candidates voted for 5.7%. She also added that it’s preliminary and not final data, as were collected from 27 plots of the necessary 77. According to her, the following data will be updated on the next day, Monday, April 10, at 11:00 GMT.

The headquarters of the incumbent President of the Republic said that the treatment not yet received the voting results from sites located in North Ossetia. According to the source TASS in the power structures in Tskhinvali, in this region lead candidate Tibilov.

All three candidates fighting for the presidency, in favor of further strengthening of relations with Russia. Overall, the elections were declared valid as turnout exceeded the threshold value of 50% and amounted to 81,2%.

To win in the first round a candidate must gain more than 50% of the vote. Preliminary results of CEC, the counting of the exit polls indicate that in the Republic in the near future there will be another, second stage of voting. This information confirms the source TASS in the power structures of the country.

Simultaneously with the presidential elections in the country held a referendum on the renaming of the Republic. More than 70% of the population voted to change the name to the State of Alania.