Ilsur Metshin: “Our main task is to repay the trust of the voters and bring our beloved Kazan to a new level”
The election of Tatarstan President and Kazan Сity
Duma deputies ended yesterday. The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin at today’s
Business Monday meeting presented the preliminary results of voting. He reminded
that 459 voting stations were operating in the city. On September 11 and 12,
mobile polling stations were organized in the districts of the city for the
convenience of residents.
According to the Central Election Commission, no
serious violations were registered during the voting. Observers from all
parties and independent candidates worked at the polling stations.
According to preliminary results, the voter turnout in
Kazan was 62.9%, and in the republic – 78%. The current Tatarstan President Rustam
Minnikhanov in Kazan reached 72.6%. In the elections of deputies of the Kazan
City Duma, the turnout was 62%. As a result, the United Russia party reached
68.63%, the Communist party – 13.3%, a Fair Russia – 9.9%, the LDPR – 3.5%, Communists
of Russia – 3%.
In the single-mandate districts of the Kazan City
Duma, candidates nominated by United Russia received the largest number of
votes – they received 16 mandates, the Mayor said. Five self-nominated
candidates, one each from the Party of Growth, LDPR, Communists of Russia, and
Fair Russia also won.