Media: Melnichenko wins more than 70% of votes in early governor elections
Penza, 19 September 2021. PenzaNews. Acting Penza region governor Oleg Melnichenko wins over 70% of the vote in the early elections for the head of the region. Such data were broadcast live on the federal TV channel Russia 24 at 21.41 on Sunday, September 19.
Photo: frame of the TV channel "Russia 24"
The early governor elections were held over three days in Penza region, from 17 to 19 September.
Oleg Melnichenko’s opponents were four candidates: Alexander Vasilyev (LDPR), Pyotr Chugai (Party of Pensioners), Oleg Shalyapin (CPRF) and Alexei Shpagin (A Just Russia – For Truth).
There is no information yet on how many percent according to preliminary data they gained.