Abkhazia received new President
According to our information, the opposition candidate Raul Khajimba won in the first round of the presidential election. He scored more than 50% of the votes.
August 24 in Abkhazia presidential elections were held power. They were marked high, about 70%voter turnout. With all the majority of votes was cast for the opposition candidate.
"After the elections, which took place on 24 August, the largest number of votes Raul Khajimba, it is 50 thousand 494 votes, which is 50,57%" - quoted by RIA Novosti, the head of the CEC of Abkhazia Batal of Taboga. In accordance with applicable country legislation, the election is won by the candidate who received 50% plus one vote. Therefore, Khajimba becomes the new President of Abkhazia.
Acting direct acting heads of the security Services Aslan Bzhania gained in the elections, according to our information, 35,91% of the vote. Acting direct acting defense Minister Merab Kishmaria - 6,4%, ex-interior Minister Leonid Jasba to 3.4%. The column "Against all" was chosen for 1.8% of the voters.
With all of this, the head of the CEC reported that the elections were conducted without any serious violations. "Everything is going according to the law on elections of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia. Some disorders that have a big impact on the election of the case, yet. Those claims and statements that were made by the presidential candidates, are partially, as far as I know, the Prosecutor's office. Regarding the complaints and appeals received by the CEC, they were reviewed at the meetings and they were answered in accordance with current legislation" - quoted by ITAR-TASS Batal of Taboga.
And yet, he noted the tension in the society, which was formed in the prospect of passing election. "In the opinion of the CEC, it is necessary that the level of relations between the candidates was slightly warmer. Sometimes formed the view that as in the last match. This should not be. And we ask all candidates for the presidency, because they are experienced, educated people, like all people that surround them, that they bare fervor own reduced. How can this be? I think, ultimately, the reason will prevail over feelings and everything will be within the law", - said the head of the CEC.
Therefore, the preliminary results of the elections of the President of Abkhazia became known the next morning after the vote. According to these data, the new President of power becomes Raul Khajimba. The final results can be declared in the 2nd half of the day at the CEC meeting.