Ilsur Metshin applied for participation in the United Russia primaries
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
(KZN.RU, April 15, Alina Berezhnaya). Today, Ilsur Metshin,
the Mayor of Kazan, the secretary of the Kazan local branch of the United
Russia party, has applied for participation in the United Russia primaries.
Reception of documents is held in the reception office of the head of the
Tatarstan regional executive committee of the party “United Russia” at Gorky
Internal elections will be held on May 26. The result will
be the determination of candidates for the subsequent nomination of party candidates
for the RT State Council deputies. Elections will be held on September 8 this
Applications for participation in the primaries began on
February 25. To date, over 70 applications have been submitted from all over
Tatarstan. Acceptance of documents will last until April 30.
Candidates can only be members of the party “United Russia”
and a non-party candidate. After registration, candidates will participate in
voter meetings and debates that will last until the end of May. In total, more
than 100 debates will be organized in Tatarstan on various topics. You can
watch the debates online at the preliminary voting website and the website of
the Tatarstan regional branch of the party.
Ilsur Metshin, the secretary of the Kazan local branch of
the party, the Mayor of Kazan noted the importance of elections to the State
Council of the RT.
“An important period is coming in the political life of
Tatarstan and its capital. We form a parliament, and it is important for us who
will enter it. I have headed the United Russia branch in Kazan for 13 years,
one of the largest city party organizations in Russia. All the transformations
that residents and guests of our capital see are made headed by our President
Rustam Minnikhanov, a member of the Supreme Council of the “United Russia”
party. We cannot stand aside. I decided to take part in the primaries, we will
work as a united team led by the President to win”, said I. Metshin. He added
that participation in preliminary voting is another opportunity to hear the citizens.
Ilsur Metshin also took part in the first presidential
primaries in 2015.
“Any election campaign is an opportunity to compare notes
with voters. We will hold a large number of meetings, this is a good
opportunity to get feedback from the population. Once again we want to hear the
residents and their wishes. Any election work is a good reason for a dialog
with residents”, concluded the Mayor of Kazan.