The election campaign in most Russian regions was more competitive than in previous years. Ella Pamfilova, Chairperson of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, announced this at a press conference.
The campaign was competitive. In most regions, it was even more competitive than in previous elections, or at least not worse than in previous times., - quotes TASS to Pamfilov.
She also noted the "unprecedented number" of parties that took part in the elections.
As chernayakobra.ru wrote, the elections were open, competitive and passed without serious violations. According to preliminary information and exit polls, Acting Heads of Regions are in the lead in gubernatorial elections, and the United Russia faction ranks first in all territories where elections to legislative assemblies were held. Ella Pamfilova also drew attention to the "unprecedentedly small" number of complaints.