the head of the Moscow electoral Commission (IPCC) Valentin Gorbunov left the post for health reasons, he’s in the hospital
the head of the Moscow electoral Commission (IPCC) Valentin Gorbunov left the post for health reasons, he is now in the hospital. “A candidate who is considered for the position of head of Mothersurname proposed me. Tomorrow will know who will take my position,” – said Gorbunov TASS. He did not mention the reason for his hospitalization. 66-year-old head of the IPCC have already retired.
In December, the CEC Chairman, Ella Pamfilova reported that Humpbacks ill and is on treatment. Thus she commented on his absence at the hearing of the report on results of the elections to the Moscow city Duma on 8 September. According to the source of radio station “Echo of Moscow” in the Central election Commission, Saakashvili will be replaced by his Deputy Yuriy Ermolov.
Member of Mothersurname Dmitry Reut explained “Kommersant” that now the CEC should recommend the candidacy of the new Chairman of the Moscow electoral Commission from the structure of the IPCC, then it must approve. According to Reut, the hunchback has remained part of the Commission.
According to regulations of Moscow election Committee, the Chairman is elected by secret ballot of the members of the Commission for five years. Valentin Gorbunov was the head of the IPCC since 1995, last re-elected in 2016, his mandate will expire in 2021.
Gorbunova demanded the resignation last year from-for not admission of independent opposition candidates to the elections to the Moscow city Duma. 15 July, during the odNoah from spontaneous rallies in support of candidates, protesters came to the Moscow election Committee, demanding a fair re-verification of signatures for their nomination. Gorbunov spent this weekend at the cottage. The FCO found that the estate of the head of the IPCC occupies an area of 2,400 square meters, his family also owns 4,200 square meters of land in the neighborhood. The cost of cottages and land in FCO was estimated at 60 million rubles. Later, the FCO found the apartment of the family Gorbunova in Croatia.
Gorbunov, commenting on demands for the resignation, said that “if the surgeon operates well, heads the clinic why it needs to go into retirement?” Mass protests in connection with the rejection of the independents, as we know, led to the criminal case of “mass riots” and loud trials, caused a new surge of public outrage and acts of solidarity the Guild.
the Elected deputies of the city Duma immediately after the vote totals required to close “Moscow” and to send the Chairman of the IPCC to resign.