Acting Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region Alexander Tsybulsky is leading the election of the head of the region after processing 100% of the protocols, RIA Novosti reports.
According to the election commission, Tsybulsky is gaining 69.65% of the vote. Followed by Irina Chirkova from "Fair Russia" with 16.91% of the vote and LDPR representative Sergei Pivkov with 6.75% of the vote.
Three other candidates scored less than 3% each.
The turnout in the elections was 36.6%.
Recall that the last election of the governor of the Arkhangelsk region in 2015 was won by Igor Orlov. On April 2 of this year, he resigned, after which Tsybulsky was appointed acting head of the region.